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Distracted Driving

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

Saginaw County native featured in video on dangers of distracted driving

"When you are behind the wheel, keep your phone out of reach," said Michael L. Prince, OHSP director. "Studies show that texting while driving takes your attention off the road more than any other activity." In 2016, there were 12,788 crashes in Michigan involving distracted driving, 43 of which resulted … …

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Distracted Driving

Police to crack down on cellphone use

MANCHESTER — Police are starting their annual distracted driving enforcement campaign, where officers crack down on drivers using cellphones behind … In a study of data from 2009 to 2012, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that while more than 80 percent of drivers find texting and driving … Read …

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Distracted Driving

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

Saginaw County native featured in video on dangers of distracted driving

"When you are behind the wheel, keep your phone out of reach," said Michael L. Prince, OHSP director. "Studies show that texting while driving takes your attention off the road more than any other activity." In 2016, there were 12,788 crashes in Michigan involving distracted driving, 43 of which resulted … …

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Distracted Driving

Dangers of distracted driving

April has been declared National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In years past, most drivers were distracted by passengers looking for items in the car, adjusting the radio or eating while driving. Today, the primary culprit is the distraction caused by your cell phone. As phones get “smarter,” their … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Data shows daydreaming tops list of distracted driving behaviors

To coincide with Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Erie Insurance has released the data it has collected and analyzed for the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), revealing notable distracted driving trends. According to the data, more than 172,000 people were killed in car crashes over the … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Stamford Police Will Be Targeting Distracted Drivers

According to police, officers in marked and unmarked vehicles will be "out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. … Distracted driving has reached the top of the list of growing dangers on local roadways, surpassing aggressive or impaired drivers, according to a study released …

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Driving School

Stay alert in school zones

The city is reminding residents to exercise caution in school zones and to obey no parking and stopping signs for pedestrian and driver safety. Drivers (including cyclists) are reminded to take special care while driving in school areas, and to take a number of precautions to keep children safe, including, … …

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Deja vu: Same guy, same DUI charge, same cop

… after he was awakened, reports said. He consented to a breath test where he registered a blood alcohol content of .135. In Ohio, the legal limit is .08. On March 19, Pankey pleaded guilty to his earlier DUI, was sentenced to probation and three days of drivers school. His …

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