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Distracted Driving

Push to ban handheld cellphones begins with rally at the Capitol

Calling distracted driving a critical public safety issue, Minnesota lawmakers and supporters rallied Thursday in favor of a bill that would prohibit motorists from using hand-held cellphones. “If we can get this to the floor, it will pass,” said Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, during the rally in the State … Read …

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Georgia distracted driving bill: What’s legal and what’s not?

Each year distracted driving causes thousands of deaths nationwide, and in most cases that distraction involves cellphones. After several public … House Bill 673 would require drivers to use hands-free technology when using cell phones and other electronic devices while driving. The goal is to pry our … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Vaping at the wheel could be a crime warn Police

One of the main concerns for police is the sheer volume of smoke produced when vaping which could easily obscure a driver's view of the road. Sgt Carl Knapp, of the Surrey and Sussex Roads Policing Unit, said: “The smoke caused by vapes is a distraction, and the consequences can …

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Driving Distractions Essay

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Driving School

Brian Granger, who has taught thousands to drive over 55 years, is hanging up his keys for good …

After more than five decades running the Brian Granger Elm School of Motoring, the 77-year-old is hanging up his keys for good this Easter. “My family have been getting on at me since Christmas and I've given in,” he said. “If I don't retire soon I'll be dead before I …

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Driving School

Pothole season arrives in Windsor, city says ‘We are well aware it’s bad out there’

Potholes can damage even the most experienced drivers' vehicles and it can be a big challenge for people who are just learning to drive. Pami Pabla owns the Delta Driving School and is also an in-car instructor. She gives winter driving tips to students motoring through the city this time …

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Driving School

Steve Wallace: Test all drivers regularly, readers say

When seniors show up for the dreaded appointment without any supporting information, a test is very likely to follow. Steve Wallace is the owner of Wallace Driving School on Vancouver Island. He is a former vice-president of the Driving Schools Association of the Americas, a registered B.C. teacher and … Read …

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Legislation

Senate budget chief questions texting ban bill

Senate Appropriations Chairman Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, said Thursday that he and other senators have concerns about legislation that would make driving while texting a “primary” traffic offense. The bill (SB 90), sponsored by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, is awaiting a hearing in Bradley's … Read More

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Legislation

Joshua Dowling: Using a mobile phone while driving should be as unacceptable as drink driving

Police are writing more tickets than ever before for illegal mobile phone use, but motorists aren't getting the message; despite high profile cases where teen drivers have lost their lives while texting and, most recently, two officers being crushed while setting up an RBT site. Rest assured police are … Read …

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Road Safety

Rev up and vroom with Road Thrill biking club

“We ride with safety gears which are of global standards, after making elaborate tour plans well ahead. Apart from rides, we also conduct awareness programmes for bikers to follow road safety rules,” says Pavan Kumar G., a part of RT and also administrator of Visakhapatnam chapter of Naked Wolves. Read …

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