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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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Driving School

Troopers help keep motorists in check when school buses are stopped

If it's in Bismarck, if it's in Hazen, if it's in rural Oliver County out on highway 25. You need to stop because killing a child is a manslaughter charge," said Sommer. The Trooper on the Bus program is available to schools all across the state on request. Since January …

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Road Safety

M50 delays as gardai carry out ‘super’ MIT checkpoint as part of Bank Holiday road safety campaign

AA Roadwatch says: "Traffic is currently down to one lane on the M50 southbound between J15 Kilternan and J16 Cherrywood and traffic is slow from J14 Leopardstown Rd to J17 M11. There are also delays exiting the M50 southbound onto Glenamuck Rd." Follow us on Twitter @DublinLive – the … Read …

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Road Safety

Road Safety Awareness Initiative comes to an end

Marking the 29th year of 'Road Safety Awareness' celebrations, which brought all Navi Mumbaikars together, was organized to promote and spread awareness about road safety norms amongst motorists and pedestrians. The closing ceremony was hosted in the presence of Hemant Nagrale, … Read More

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Road Safety

Motorists put on notice as new devices measure distance from cyclists

The ACT government has provided $57,960 to the university's Centre for Automotive Safety Research for the research. "We know that many motorists are conscious about passing safely around cyclists, however, there are still those that don't leave enough room," Road Safety Minister Shane Rattenbury … Read More

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