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School bus operators call on state to help ease driver shortage

A bus driver shortage in Northwood in the fall delayed school start times and disrupted classroom schedules well into November. … CONCORD — The shortage of bus drivers in many school districts is severe and only going to get worse without some form of state intervention, according to drivers and … …

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Driving School

In Preparation for June 24: Saudi Fathers, Daughters “Hit the Street” for Driving Lessons

In preparation for the long-awaited date of June 24, when the royal order will come into force, two Saudi universities, Princess Norah and Effat, announced the opening of driving schools for females. Effat University recently teamed up with Ford Motor Company by hosting a special Driving Skills for Life … Read …

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Road Safety

Treasurer’s office issues new plates

Specialty plates such as DNR plates, share the road plates and disability plates will continue with the old designs until the end of the year or until inventories are used up. "Once we begin to issue county standard plates with the new design, customers will get them automatically for free …

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Road Safety

Traffic circle should be fun to watch

Although most drivers in our area know and understand the rules of the road, some believe the rules apply to everyone else, not to them. They are perfectly willing to share the road, as long as they can go first and don't have to slow down. Oh yeah, and most …

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Road Safety

From the Ukiah Police Chief: Look, signal and look again

Keep a lookout for obstacles in your path. If you're a motorist, please think of bicycles as cars without safety features—no seat belts or crumple zones, no air bags, nothing between the person and the road. We can all make Ukiah a bit safer if we share the road, watch …

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Road Safety

‘Way too high for me already’ – Proposed fuel tax increase unpopular with drivers, businesses and …

The Government wants to pump more money into road safety and public transport with the fuel tax. Source: 1 NEWS. It wants to pump more money into road safety and public transport and use the extra money raised to pay for it. Charles Miller has a Driving Miss Daisy franchise …

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Road Safety

FMS Tech uses smart driving technology to road safety

In order to educate fleet management companies about the finer details of telematics, FMS Tech has published a comprehensive white paper on the subject. The concise seven-page document guides the reader through the concept of telematics and the several ways the technology can improve road … Read More

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Road Safety

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market to be Driven by Rising Awareness for Road Safety …

The global Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market is expected to reach USD 66.5 billion by 2024. Rising awareness of road safety and need to improve existing transportation performance are expected to be the key driving factor for market growth. High traffic congestion due to urbanization and … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Police Going Full Force this Month to Stop Texting

“Distracted driving is a real problem,” said Capt. David Farrell. “During this enforcement period, officers will be ticketing anyone who is texting or on their phone while behind the wheel. The bottom line is if you text and drive, you will pay.” Drivers ticketed can be fined $150 for the …

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Distracted Driving

Fired PB officer appeals action, wants job back

Penister contended that in one case, she had complained about the brakes on the patrol car she had been driving for several days to no avail, and when she pushed on … Penister said he called her back 30 minutes later to say he didn't believe she had been texting …

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