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Distracted Driving

Police: don’t drive while distracted

The York Police Department's enforcement efforts will involve using both marked and unmarked patrol vehicles to seek out and stop drivers who are texting and driving. A first offense charge of texting while driving will come with a $310 fine. Any subsequent offenses will come with a fine of $610. …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving continues to be a growing danger in US

(WWLP) – Whether it's talking or texting on the phone, or even eating, distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, an effort to recognize and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimated as … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Westport Police To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

WESTPORT, CT — From April 2 to April 30, the Westport Police Department will be looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted driving laws. According to a press release from the department, drivers are continuously ignoring … …

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Driving School

Shortage Of Driving Schools Causing Problems For Women

ISLAMABAD, Apr 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 4th Apr, 2018 ):The females aspiring to learn driving in federal capital are facing problems due to shortage of driving schools in the city and those providing training are charging high fees making it unaffordable for most of women. ` The …

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Road Safety

Songkran safety tops Phuket officials’ agenda

Governor Norraphat last year vowed to take action to correct Phuket motorists' wild driving habits in the hope of reducing the death and carnage on the island's roads after Phuket suffered four deaths and 70 injuries in 67 accidents during the Songkran “Seven Days of Danger” road–safety campaign from … Read …

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Road Safety

Three billboards outside Glenshee are safety hazard, claims council

Council officers claim three billboards outside Scotland's biggest ski resort are putting motorists at risk. The eye-catching hoardings, which were installed on the road to Glenshee, warn drivers: “Caution! Slow down – you're about to save money” and “Warning! Avoid queues next time and prebook”. Read More

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Road Safety

No Kidding: Road Safety is Not Child’s Play

Every morning, millions of children pour out on to Indian roads as they make their way to school. But exactly how safe are these kids on the road? Almost no one mentions children when talking about road safety, even though they're the most vulnerable ones on the road. According to …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving citations increase in Beaver, Allegheny counties

Beaver Police Chief Daniel Madgar said it isn't uncommon for officers in the department to notice drivers using their cell phones. If an officer is directing traffic in a work zone or participating in other enforcement, they often notice distracted drivers. Texting and cell phones are a common cause of …

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Distracted Driving

Texting Drivers: CHP is Looking for You This Month

If you're tempted to text while you drive, be warned: the California Highway Patrol and local police agencies will be making an extra effort this month to catch you in the act. In observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement officers will conduct "zero tolerance" enforcement efforts … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Ohio puts focus on distracted driving

Hiram police, AAA and Hiram College hosting “Buzzed Driving” event as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. … Local law enforcement and departments around the state are focused on distracted driving this month — whether it's texting while driving or driving while under the influence of drugs … Read More

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