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Distracted Driving

West Hennepin Public Safety Report

Traffic complaint of a vehicle crossing over the center and fog line, possibly a distracted driver. Contact with the driver who was not impaired and did … Read More

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Driving School

Jamfest tournament champs

Mountain Cat AAU Basketball (Team Smith) captured the Wireless Jamfest tournament title at California University of Pennsylvania. The team is sponsored by Brant's Driving School, Berlin Son's of American Legion Berlin Post 445, Donner-Farber & Associates Inc. and Somerset Trust. Team members … Read More

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Born for this: Local driver Patrick Gallagher was destined to race at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON – It is safe to say Patrick Gallagher was born to race. And he was born to race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. In 1992, while his dad, Larry, was racing at Mid-Ohio, Patrick's mom, who was pregnant at the time with Patrick, started going into contractions. Patrick wanted …

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Road Safety

Glasgow residents can apply to have their road closed for Street Play

More information – including the relevant application form – is available at www.glasgow.gov.uk/streetplay. Applications must be submitted to land@glasgow.gov.uk before 5pm on June 1, 2018 or posted to: Traffic and Road Safety, Land and Environmental Services, Glasgow City Council, 231 George … Read More

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Road Safety

One of Waymo’s self-driving minivans gets caught in a road crash

"Today while testing our self-driving vehicle in Chandler, Arizona, another car traveling in an oncoming lane swerved across the median and struck our minivan," Waymo said in a statement to SlashGear. "We are concerned about the well-being and safety of our test driver and wish her a full recovery.". Read …

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Road Safety

Campaign to promote car seats for children launched in Sultanate

With children accounting for one in eight deaths on Oman's roads, according to Royal Oman Police (ROP) data that was released in 2017, the Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA) has stepped up its efforts to make families aware of the importance of protecting children, and signed a memorandum of … Read …

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Distracted Driving

How to Prevent Your Child From Texting and Driving

It blocks texts and calls while driving, can alert parents when a child arrives at their location safely, tracks mileage, and a lot more. It's available for both iOS and Android, and offers a slew of parental options. TrueMotion Family: TrueMotion Family is more of a tracking app that lets …

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Distracted Driving

West metro police blotter, May 6

An 18-year-old man was cited for texting and using Snapchat while driving after he drove through a snowbank, hit two signs and landed in another snowbank at Hwy. 12 and Maple Avenue. The man originally told officers he lost control due to it being slippery. Officers found the roads were …

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Distracted Driving

Justice orders additional safety strategies for I-64 work zone

Putnam County Emergency Management officials have said that most of the crashes involved vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed or from distracted driving, or a combination of both. Follow reporter Fred Pace at Facebook.com/FredPaceHD and via Twitter @FredPaceHD. Facebook · Twitter · Email … Read More

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Distracted Driving

ICYMI: Three big stories metro Atlantans checked out this week

The measure prohibits motorists from handling their cellphones and other electronic devices while driving. When it takes effect July 1, it will be the most significant change in driving rules since lawmakers banned texting while driving in 2010. … Distracted driving bill: Signed in emotional ceremony. Read More

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