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Fateful day PV’s driving force entering state

FARMINGTON – One measly scorecard error has been a thorn in Piedra Vista's side, constantly reminding the Panthers boys golf team of what could have been and what can still be. On paper, PV had an eight-stroke lead over Cleveland to conclude the 2017 Furr's Buffet 6A State Golf Championships, … …

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Driving School

When the policeman is passenger…

But what's surprising is what isn't illegal: changing lanes in an intersection. It's discouraged in driving school and the driving manual as not being a safe practice, but there's no law against it, he said. At one point, I speculated that I might be driving better because he was sitting …

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Driving School

Oshkosh West, Bergstrom to host event for Ford’s Drive 4 Ur School program

Members of the community will have the opportunity to raise money for Oshkosh West High School by test-driving a Ford vehicle. For every person who test-drives an eligible Ford vehicle at this one-day event, Ford will donate $20 to Oshkosh West High School. For every additional drive in the 2018 …

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Road Safety

More bicycles on the road demands more awareness from both drivers and riders

More bicycles on the road demands more awareness from both drivers and riders … But Tom Smith, manager at Fargo's Great Northern Bicycle Co., says with the warm weather coming late this year, the roads are filled with bicyclists these days … Whether driver or cyclist, everyone should share the …

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Road Safety

Police warn of rules of the road after fatal bike crash

"The state of Indiana allows bicyclists to share the road with motorists. So that's a great reminder for motorists that they need to know bicyclists are allowed to share the road," said Choates. Police said drivers need to keep safe distances in between in cyclists and to slow down when …

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Road Safety

Local law enforcement reminds drivers to share the road with motorcycles

Some bikers say drivers have to remember to share the road. "Texting too much, and on the phones," Reed said. "I just had a friend of mine that got hit last week, last Wednesday, broke his back in five places." Local law enforcement says drivers have to remember to remove …

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Road Safety

Punjab cut road accidents fatalities by 16% in 2017

Explaining about various initiatives being made by the Punjab government to save precious lives, state traffic advisor Navdeep Asija disclosed apart from three E's of road safety — Engineering, Enforcement and Education — the state government was also focusing on two more E's — Engagement and … Read More

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Road Safety

Marcos calls for closer cooperation among gov’t agencies tasked with ensuring road safety

By Freddie Lazaro. LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte — Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee R. Marcos called for closer cooperation and a “hierarchy of control” among government agencies tasked with ensuring road safety in light of recent accidents in the Ilocos Region resulting in fatalities. Speaking before the Road … Read More

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Road Safety

Still on the Road Safety Trust Fund

I have deliberately chosen this narrative on India even though we have our specific challenges too as a reminder of the challenges and the need for critical actions that must be taken to address the traffic issues even in the face of the historic launch of the Road Safety Trust …

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Distracted Driving

Matters of record received May 4, 2018

Caroline Ruta, 34, Duluth, texting/use of electronic device while driving, fined $50. Dora M. Salo, 55, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions. Stephanie D. Shabaiash … Read More

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