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Legislation

Lawmakers pass bills on distracted driving, free speech

It is already illegal to text while driving, but law enforcement officers say the law is hard to enforce because they cannot tell whether a driver is texting or merely dialing, which is currently legal. Under the proposal, drivers would still be able to use their phone through a hands-free …

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Road Safety

#EasterWeekend: Reckless drivers will face wrath of the law – Safety MEC

The MEC said the department will continue to raise road safety awareness, profile Gauteng law enforcement operations to curb road fatalities and address all forms of crime this Easter season and beyond and raise awareness on law enforcement zero tolerance on all traffic violations. "As Gauteng, we … Read More

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Road Safety

Gauteng Safety MEC calls for safe use of roads during Easter

The Gauteng department of community safety on Wednesday appealed to drivers and other road users to obey the rules and make Easter a safe holiday. “We must work together in ensuring that our roads are safe and fatalities are reduced, everyone who disobeys the rules of the road will face …

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Road Safety

Reckless drivers on Easter will face wrath of the law – Safety MEC

Johannesburg – The Gauteng Department of Community Safety on Wednesday appealed to drivers and other road users to obey the rules and make Easter a safe holiday. As many as 18 000 police officers will be deployed countrywide to monitor road users. "We must work together in ensuring that our … …

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Distracted Driving

State, local authorities look to curb distracted driving

State and local authorities will be joining together next month in an effort to deter distracted driving, especially driving while texting. The authorities will take part in the U Drive, U Text, U Pay campaign April 12-16, looking for distracted driving. Read More

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Distracted Driving

The Second Amendment is the first line of defense

… a drunk driver kills someone. You don't blame the American Kennel Club when a dog bites you. You didn't march in the streets demanding the banning of pressure cookers after the Boston bombings. You aren't insisting that you should be 21 to have a cell phone because texting while …

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Distracted Driving

Mark Wahlberg honors Michigan family in video about distracted driving

Actor Mark Wahlberg is pledging to put his phone down and "#justdrive" in honor of a Novi teen who died in a car crash involving a distracted driver. Wahlberg talked about Mitchel Kiefer, a former Michigan State University student who was killed at 18 years old in a car crash …

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Distracted Driving

State, local authorities look to curb distracted driving

State and local authorities will be joining together next month in an effort to deter distracted driving, especially driving while texting. The authorities will take part in the U Drive, U Text, U Pay campaign April 12-16, looking for distracted driving. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Bills to rename Wayzata portion of Highway 12 aim to memorialize officer Bill Mathews, speak to …

“I'm here today in support of this bill to further honor the ultimate sacrifice made by Officer Bill Mathews,” said Wayzata Police Chief Risvold on March 7. “But, beyond the honor comes an opportunity to educate the motoring public about the dangers of texting and driving, of distracted driving and …

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Driving School

Barbara Jean Twibell

Barbara Jean Twibell, wife, mother, business owner, school bus driver, hairdresser and author, passed away at a Seattle hospital Sunday, March 25, 2018, at the age of 77. Barbara was born at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Feb. 28, 1941, the daughter of Wallace E. and Violet M. (Whitstine) Dean. Barbara had … …

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