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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. GardaĆ­ 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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Driving School

Students get lessons on courts, justice

The scenario: Smart, who had taken a driver training course, took two friends home after school, telling them to buckle up before driving off. But a dog ran out in front of him and when he slammed on his brakes and swerved to avoid the animal, the car slid off …

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Driving School

Countdown for Saudi women to start driving in June

Five Saudi universities have launched driving schools for women: Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Tabuk University, Taif University and Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University. The Saudi Driving School, at Princess Nourah University, … Read More

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Road Safety

Old Lyme streetscape project on Hartford Avenue completed

The streetscape project features handicap-accessible sidewalks, "bump-outs," landscaping, improved drainage, bike racks, and a share-the-road bikeway on Hartford Avenue. "This was a decadeslong project in the making, so I really have to thank the town," said Selectwoman Mary Jo Nosal, who … Read More

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Road Safety

TxDOT: Look twice, save a life

The Texas Department of Transportation's 'Look Twice' campaign wants drivers to take a second look for motorcyclists who they share the road with, especially at intersections and construction sites where danger is more prevalent. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android. Read More

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