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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

Norwich police announce campaign against distracted driving

Norwich — Calling distracted driving "a growing and deadly threat on our roadways," Norwich police have announced in a news release that they will be participating in a campaign this month to enforce laws against distracted driving. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month. The police … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving citations increase in Beaver, Allegheny counties

Citations for distracted driving grew by more than 50 percent across Pennsylvania in 2017 and increased in Beaver, Allegheny and Lawrence counties, as well. According to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, statewide distracted–driving citations jumped by 52 percent between 2016 and … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Simulator demonstrates dangers of distracted driving

You hook up a simulator to a real car so that drivers of all ages can get behind the wheel and see what happens when you're not paying attention because the consequences can be deadly. "So we are hoping that everyone can experience this, take this with them," said Ed …

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Driving School

Central High School students participate in Arrive Alive Tour

The Unite's Arrive Alive tour stopped by Central High School today to educate students on the dangers of driving impaired. Each student had a choice to pick texting while driving or driving intoxicated before they got behind the wheel. A high-tech simulator and impact video was used to show students … …

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Road Safety

Ministry of Transports ups road safety ahead of Songkran

BANGKOK, 4th April 2018 (NNT) – 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 … Read More

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Road Safety

Public transport, road safety prioritised by Government

Canterbury's planned motorway improvements are under threat, but bus and cycleway projects could get a boost under the new Government. Following his Tuesday release of the Government's 10-year transport plan, Transport Minister Phil Twyford confirmed Canterbury and Christchurch projects were … Read More

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Road Safety

City working to improve road safety

When requests for road safety improvements are received by the city, officials perform site visits to the areas that involve monitoring traffic counts, how fast vehicles are traveling and accident data, he said. “Certainly, safety is the number-one concern,” Hayward said. Hayward said the engineering office … Read More

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Distracted Driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Michigan's texting law prohibits drivers from reading, typing or sending a text message while driving. Law enforcement officers across the state will be stepping up patrols for motorists who text while driving. "The number one driving item right now is distracted driving and it's definitely cell phones," said … 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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