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Driver ticketed following accident with South Beloit school bus

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) – No one is injured when a car hits a school bus in South Beloit. Police say a person driving their car west on Burr Oak Avenue did not stop at the stop sign and hit the bus going north on Shaw Street. The students who …

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Road Safety

Letter: Motorcyclists are out; share the road safely

Springtime is upon us, and if you haven't seen any motorcyclists on the road, you soon will. Please, please, please be careful and be aware. Check both sides of your car when preparing to change lanes. Look for motorcyclists when pulling out of a driveway or turning into a driveway. …

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Road Safety

Site Visit: The Road to Production at Lupaka’s Invicta Gold Project

Lupaka secured its necessary financing back in 2016, in order to advance the Invicta gold project through to production, marking an important inflection point for shares in Lupaka Gold (TSX-V: LPK), according to the life cycle of a junior mining share (pictured above). With financing secured, the company … Read More

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Road Safety

Share the Road Las Cruces Visibility Bike Ride on April 9

LAS CRUCES – The next Share the Road Las Cruces Visibility Ride takes place Monday, April 9. Bicyclists will gather at 7:05 a.m. and depart at 7:15 a.m. sharp. The ride starts at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., at the west end of Las Cruces Avenue, …

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Road Safety

Thailand’s Ministry of Transports Ups Road Safety Ahead of Songkran’s “7 Dangerous Days”

BANGKOK – The Ministry of Transport has launched the “Thai Songkran: Careful Transport for Safe Travels” project, escalating road safety measures in time for the holiday. Vice Minister of Transport, Theerapong Rodprasert chaired the launch of the campaign, which emphasizes watching over transport … Read More

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Road Safety

Watch: Anushka Sharma promotes road safety, Varun Dhawan teams up too

He as well as his 'Sui Dhaaga' co-star Anushka Sharma have joined hands with the Delhi traffic police to raise awareness. In a video, Anushka shares, "Delhi Police does a lot of things for our safety. Your life is important for you and your loved ones. You should drive safely …

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Road Safety

Rising road toll statistics make case for drivers to slow down and pay attention to task at hand

The Tasmanian Road Safety Strategy has set a goal of working towards reducing the annual number of serious injuries and deaths on Tasmanian roads to fewer than 200 by 2026. And so there's a lot to do between now and then to make that a reality. The annual number of …

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Distracted Driving

Pass Area CHP Plans Crackdown On Distracted Drivers

That figure, however, represents a 30 percent drop compared to 2007, when more than 33,000 accidents occurred due to a motorist's inattention, the CHP reported. Officials credited the decline to two laws passed by the Legislature in 2008 that established penalties for drivers caught texting while driving … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Dangers Of Texting While Driving Warned Against

From The State of Maryland: One of the most common distractions are the use of cell phones while driving. Once upon a time no matter how important a message was, you had no choice but to wait until you arrived at a place that had a phone in order to …

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Distracted Driving

AAA Study: Distracted driving is more dangerous than drunk driving

Nearly half of the drivers said they talked on a cell phone while driving, and 35 percent said they sent a text or email. At the same time, nearly 58 percent of the drivers said talking on a cell phone while driving is a “serious threat to their personal safety,” …

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