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Superintendent pulled over for passing stopped school bus

Cameras designed to catch drivers who fail to yield to school bus stop arms are not getting put to use. … Superintendent Desmond Blackburn of Brevard Public Schools was driving his district-issued SUV at about 8 a.m. ET Friday when he passed the stopped bus, according to spokeswoman Cheryl … Read …

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Raising Awareness About Distracting Driving This April

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — New numbers released this week show the number of citations for distracted driving in Pennsylvania has skyrocketed, and the biggest offenders tend to be young people. “I see too many people on their phones while leaving the school and at dismissal. Even if we're driving … Read More

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MELBOURNE, Fla. — Police in the middle of a safety initiative pulled over the county school …

Superintendent Desmond Blackburn of Brevard Public Schools was driving his district-issued SUV at about 8 a.m. ET Friday when he passed the stopped bus, according to spokeswoman Cheryl Trainer of the Melbourne Police Department. He was given a warning but not a ticket, which would have … Read More

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Road Safety

Brutal winter spurs province to boost highway safety measures

“I have heard from people and communities throughout the province that we need to take action to improve safety on our highways,” said Claire Trevena, Transportation Minister. “With that in mind, our government is moving quickly to implement changes that will ensure people are able to get where they … Read …

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Road Safety

Province announces highway safety improvements following ‘intense winter’ on mainland

More support for safe winter driving awareness. The Winter Driving Safety Alliance, which is dedicated to improving road safety throughout the province, is managed by WorkSafeBC and funded by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and ICBC. The ministry will provide more funding and … Read More

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Distracted Driving

KSRTC drivers fend off sleep with Vicks, pepper and chilli | Video

KSRTC drivers fend off sleep with Vicks, pepper and chilli | Video … They use pepper, Vicks and chillies, particularly the pungent bird eye chilli, to avoid falling asleep while driving, a report by Manorama News said. … As sleep–deprived drivers are made to work the lives of several people …

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT Launches ‘Heads up, Texas’ Campaign to Curb Distracted-Driving Crashes

1, 2017, a texting-while-driving ban was written into law making it illegal to read, write or send a text while driving in Texas. Violators can face a fine up to $200. Though texting while driving is now punishable by law, it's not the only smartphone activity putting Texas drivers and …

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Distracted Driving

Fairfield Police Implements UDrive. UText. UPay. Campaign

"The Fairfield police department recognizes the dangers of distracted driving," said Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna. "As such, during this enforcement period, we will be using all means possible to catch drivers who are on their cell phones or texting to include using plain clothes officers standing … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Driver in crash charged with texting while driving

SHAFTSBURY — The driver of a car that crashed into a telephone pole on White Creek Road on Tuesday has been charged with texting while driving, Vermont State … Police said Donna Jellison, of Eagle Creek, N.Y., was also charged with driving while her license was civilly suspended in Vermont. …

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Distracted Driving

Raising Awareness About Distracting Driving This April

Even if we're driving under 5 mph, it's not something anyone should be doing,” North Pocono High School senior Allison Scherger said. Members of the Students Against Destructive Decisions program at North Pocono High School think texting while driving is one of the most destructive decisions you … Read More

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