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Driving School

Detours due to driving dependency on a dumb-box

Detours due to driving dependency on a dumb-box. 3 hrs ago; 0 … I hope their bus drivers weren't relying on Google's application of the Global Positioning System to get them out of there. … But this annual challenge is valuable change-of-pace cross-training, and good for the soul after a …

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Road Safety

Bicyclists are seeing benefits of Iowa City’s Master Plan

Posted: Fri 11:13 PM, May 04, 2018. IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — In August of 2017, the Iowa City City Council adopted a formal five-year bicycle master plan. The plan included various ways to help make the streets and community safer for bicycle riders and the vehicles they share the …

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Road Safety

Ignorance of steer-clear law endangers tow truck drivers

Scenes like that, he said, are far too common for tow truck drivers, who have to be more vigilant of their surroundings while on the job to make up for the high number of distracted or unaware drivers who share the road. “We expect the worst every time we go …

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Road Safety

Dramatic action is needed to protect all road users

With the explosion of the number of imported vehicles we need a collective effort from our elected officials, road engineers, Police, educators in our schools, hospital officials, and countless others. We urgently need a safer public and private transport system, strengthening of our road safety laws, road … Read More

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Road Safety

Road casualties down 17% across Bucks

Following the analysis of collision data, roads were selected by Bucks County Council's Network Safety Team and a range of improvement work was carried out. New signage and red surfacing were installed on the A413 in Great Missenden and the A4020 Oxford Road, in New Denham, as part of the … …

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Road Safety

People urged to stay safe on roads and in the water this Bank Holiday weekend

Motorists and people taking to the water throughout the Bank Holiday weekend have been advised to stay safe. Gardaí have warned that they will be out in force this weekend, with 87 extra officers appointed to the Road Policing Units throughout the country. They ask people not to drive under …

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Distracted Driving

Report on distracted driving suggest nearly nine out of 10 people use a phone during a trip

The company says the finding that 88 percent of drivers use a phone during a drive translates to 5.6 million trips in the study sample alone where a driver was having a phone conversation, sending a text message, or receiving a text. It says this finding can be further extrapolated …

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Distracted Driving

Barr focusing on doing the ‘people’s business’

Saving lives: Drivers need to keep their eyes on the road. Even though the calendar has flipped to May and National Distracted Driving Month is over, drivers still need to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Huntsville Law Firm Names Winners of 4th Annual Driver Safety Scholarship Competition

Morris, King and Hodge, P.C. has shown longstanding support for driver safety initiatives in the community. The firm has spent more than $100,000 to date on public initiatives targeting distracted driving and traffic safety including WHNT's Distracted Driving Project, the Madison County Sheriff's free … Read More

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Driving School

Local Students Places Third with Distracted Driving Video in National Contest

Another sad death is Deej Logan, who was killed on the first day of school when she rear-ended a bus. She had been texting and driving. Ever since her father has been on a crusade to end distracted driving as well. "They need to understand that they get to choose …

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