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Spring Safety Reminders

Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians are encouraged to "Share the Road." • Motorists are required by state law to leave a safe distance of at least 3 feet when passing a bicyclist and shall maintain that distance until safely past the bicyclist. • Slow Down! Motorists are reminded to obey posted …

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Road Safety

Chevrolet Uses April Fools Day Prank of Selfie Steering Wheel to Highlight Safety

Chevrolet used this opportunity to highlight the need for safe driving and to launch its AlertTags road safety campaign. The use of mobile phones is the top cause of accidents behind the wheel. As many as 74 per cent of people use their phone while driving, and over 50 per …

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Road Safety

Regional Council says govt road plans a setback for the North

The government plans to invest more in regional roads, road safety and rapid rail – and less on state highway upgrades. Northland Regional Council chairman Bill Shepherd said a state Highway 1 upgrade between Whangārei and Auckland was the region's most pressing need. He said several years of … Read More

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Distracted Driving

WENY News – AAA wants drivers to stop driving while ‘intexticated’

With April being National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA (The Auto Club) is presenting its "Don't Drive Intoxicated – Don't Drive Intexticated" initiative in San Diego on Wednesday. The campaign's goal is to make texting while driving as socially unacceptable as driving under the influence. Read More

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT Launches ‘Heads Up’ Campaign to Curb Distracted Driving

The AT&T campaign surveyed Texans and found the top five smartphone distractions while driving were texting, snapping/viewing photos, playing music, emailing, and social media. The partnership campaign wants to educate and inform Texans that distracted driving is never ok and of its severe … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Law enforcement remind drivers to stay focused on the road

Lt. Boyd said everytime a driver takes their eyes off the road, they put their lives and the lives of others in danger. He said over 80 percent of people polled say texting while driving should be illegal but, over a third of those same people admit to texting while …

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Distracted Driving

Ticketing the smartphone scapegoat

October 25, 2012 – Atlanta, Ga: A highway warning sign on I-285 westbound alert motorists that, "Texting while driving is illegal in Georgia, " before exit 22 near I-75 on the north side of Atlanta Thursday afternoon in Atlanta, Ga., October 25, 2012. Georgia's law outlawing texting while driving has …

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Distracted Driving

Law enforcement remind drivers to stay focused on the road

Lt. Boyd said everytime a driver takes their eyes off the road, they put their lives and the lives of others in danger. He said over 80 percent of people polled say texting while driving should be illegal but, over a third of those same people admit to texting while …

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Distracted Driving

Central High School students test drunk, distracted driving simulator

POLLOK — Students at Central High School participated in the Arrive Alive Tour on Tuesday. UNITE's Arrive Alive Tour is a virtual reality software simulation that's purpose is to bring awareness of the dangers of drinking and texting while driving to high school students, according to Simulation … Read More

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT Launches ‘Heads Up’ Campaign to Curb Distracted Driving

TxDOT is launching a 'Heads Up' Texas campaign in April to recognize National Distracted Driving Month in efforts to curb distracted–driving crashes. Over the past three years a report has consistently shown that nearly 1 in 5 crashes in Texas involved distracted driving. Of those 100,687 crashes there … Read More

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