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Share the road launches annual report 2017

UN Environment Share the Road Programme has launched the Annual Report 2017 – Investing in people who walk and cycle. This annual report shares our progress in 2017 as we strive for a world where pedestrians and cyclists can travel to work, to school and beyond in safety. Around the …

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Road Safety

TRAFFIC SAFETY: PT routes protected for safety of Soldiers, motorists

For 90 minutes every weekday morning, between 6:30 and 8 a.m., Fort Campbell Soldiers run for physical readiness training. Drivers and runners alike have specified routes designated by the Fort Campbell Training Directive [CAM Reg 350-1], though not everyone adheres to – or is familiar with – these … Read More

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Road Safety

David Staples: Changing residential speed limits to 40 km/h right for Edmonton

Traffic safety officials warn that this rate will barely be cut with the move to 40 km/h limits, but predict it will go to 21 major injuries and zero deaths if it is changed to 30 km/h. Road safety advocates add that all the shift to 30 km/h is going …

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Road Safety

Proposed safety changes to Bardstown Road would eliminate rush hour lane changes

Bardstown Road is somewhat of a destination in the Highlands, but its also one of the most dangerous roads in the city. But an idea to improve safety along the busy stretch could improve conditions while also slowing down traffic. According to a study that looked at ways to improve …

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Distracted Driving

Real-Life Simulated Crash Scene Aims To Raise Awareness

"They're car crashes with kids or even adults, they text and drive, they are sleep–deprived and they drive, they drink and drive, they're playing with their phone, they're eating," Wills said. Lance Nickerson, Sophomore, said it's hard to imagine being involved in a crash until you are. "Everybody thinks oh … …

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Distracted Driving

One in six Kiwi drivers use their phone at traffic lights, poll finds

The French researchers saw 124 drivers using their phones at the lights and compared them to 124 drivers who weren't. Of those drivers engaged in a "visual-manual interaction", such as texting or reading emails, 50 started doing so once they had stopped at the lights. Seven were already doing so … …

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Distracted Driving

Wife’s ‘hatred’ for driver who killed husband while texting drug dealer

A drug-affected driver who was using her phone to contact a dealer for more supplies before she ran over a man lying on a suburban NSW street has been jailed. Rebecca Jane Kinchela, 37, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death while under the influence of drugs, and failing to …

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Distracted Driving

This Hall of Fame NFL quarterback warns SC drivers on dangers of distracted driving

A bill that would have quadrupled the fine for texting while driving wasn't passed by S.C. lawmakers before the crossover deadline in the State House. That's a disappointment for its sponsor, state Rep. Bill Taylor, the Aiken Republican who called texting while driving a “public safety emergency” in South … Read …

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Distracted Driving

One in six Kiwi drivers use their phone at traffic lights, poll finds

The French researchers saw 124 drivers using their phones at the lights and compared them to 124 drivers who weren't. Of those drivers engaged in a "visual-manual interaction", such as texting or reading emails, 50 started doing so once they had stopped at the lights. Seven were already doing so … …

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Distracted Driving

Wife’s ‘hatred’ for driver who killed husband while texting drug dealer

A drug-affected driver who was using her phone to contact a dealer for more supplies before she ran over a man lying on a suburban NSW street has been jailed. Rebecca Jane Kinchela, 37, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death while under the influence of drugs, and failing to …

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