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Distracted Driving

Family members of distracted driving victims praise bill passage

Family members of victims of distracted driving expressed their gratitude that a bill outlawing cellphone use while driving passed the state Legislature. Read More

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Distracted Driving

It’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. There are many potential sources of distraction while driving. Not surprisingly, cell phones are … Read More

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Legislation

I was only lifting it, says driver caught on his mobile phone

A driver caught using his mobile phone has been allowed to keep his … He was found guilty after a trial but begged magistrates not to ban him from … Read More

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Legislation

Handheld phones aren’t the only driving distraction

Tim Walz signed the bipartisan hands-free bill that bans the use of handheld cell phones. The measure aims to reduce distracted-driving crashes. Read More

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Legislation

AZ Bill to ban texting and driving: Lawyer says it’s ‘desperately needed’

… House floor, with some democrats arguing that the bills would increase racial profiling, and others saying broad legislation is needed to save lives. Read More

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Legislation

Lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

… legislation that strengthens the state's overarching distracted driving law on … The second enacted proposal doesn't explicitly ban texting, but rather … Read More

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Road Safety

Electric Scooters Have Zipped by Docked Bikes in Popularity

… scooters are everywhere—zipping along city streets and littered on sidewalks, to the dismay of pedestrians and drivers who must share the road. Read More

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Road Safety

NW Rocky Point Road reopens after landslide repair

A winter snow storm followed by a heavy rain saturated the road and … NW Cornelius Pass Road is closed for 13 weeks for safety improvements. Read More

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Road Safety

PM: We must review traffic laws

As it relates to road safety and road conditions, the report pointed out there was a 29 percent increase in traffic-related deaths in 2018 compared to the … Read More

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Road Safety

Scotland-wide 20mph zones called for as more drivers flout limits

“But the speed of traffic on many of our roads understandably makes … the right places offer a number of safety and health benefits for all road users. Read More

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