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Road Safety

New deputy PM and transport minister welcomed by industry

"But road transport must be safe, and must keep Australian businesses competitive in global markets. "The ATA looks forward to engaging with the deputy prime minister on the need for independent and expert safety investigations of heavy vehicle accidents by the ATSB, on implementing the new laws … Read More

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Road Safety

More Kiwis drinking, driving, then dying after lowered alcohol limit

Road safety campaigner Clive Matthew-Wilson,editor of car review website Dog and Lemon, said the findings were unsurprising. "Lowering the drink-drive limit without restricting access to alcohol is like telling kids not to eat candy, then leaving them outside a candy store." Associate Transport Minister … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Transit overhaul a top issue as lawmakers approach deadline

DISTRACTED DRIVING: A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to have Georgia become the 16th state in the nation to outlaw drivers from holding their phones … John Carson, R-Marietta, says drivers have become all too used to checking Instagram or texting friends while they are behind the wheel. Read …

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Distracted Driving

Have you witnessed a driver texting behind the wheel?

I found it interesting that in some cases officers are close enough they can tell if drivers are on Facebook, email or a text message. Police officers say half the tickets they write are for distracted drivers these days. And drivers look like they're drunk when they're on their texting …

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Distracted Driving

AAA Study: 80 percent of drivers admit to aggressive driving habits

It also found men and drivers between 19 and 39 years old were more likely to engage in aggressive behavior. "I live in Stillwater, as I say it's a college town, so you got a lot of kids who are in a hurry," Resetarits said. "You have a lot of …

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Distracted Driving

EDITORIAL: Seen & Heard

The DMV has eight finalists for a new license plate, created at the behest of state lawmakers, that is intended to discourage distracted driving. High school students came up with the designs, which is great. Still: Isn't it distracting to try to read the small print at the bottom of …

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Distracted Driving

Teen drivers focus of seat belt campaign

(KWCH) Your teen drivers may notice more police presence when they get to school on Monday. Sedgwick County deputies will be joining law enforcement officers throughout the tristate area in an effort to reduce disabling injuries and deaths due to speed, non-restraint use, and distracted driving. Read More

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Driving School

EDITORIAL: Driving Schools Have A Moral Obligation To Follow Rules

Not long ago the Fiji Sun uncovered an alleged racket involving some driving schools and some officers in the Land Transport Authority (LTA). It led to an inquiry and appropriate action was taken. It is a positive development to see the Fiji Driving Schools Association's president Deo Narayan … Read More

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Driving School

Stay Away From Dirty Tactics, Association Pleads With Members

The Fiji Driving Schools Association president, Deo Narayan, is urging members not to involve themselves in dirty tactics. “We don't know today who is observing our movements,” he said. “So my message is clear. Do not be involved in corruption, we must make our students come out of a driving …

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Driving School

Responsibility of driving schools increases

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Kumar Bala yesterday officiated at the opening of the Fiji Driving Schools Association Central/Eastern Annual General Meeting at the Sports City in Suva. Bala said the responsibility of driving schools to develop … Read More

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