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Distracted Driving

Troopers: Teen drivers more likely to crash

Ward says many accidents involving teen drivers are caused by distracted driving. Teens are inexperienced. They don't have the ability to handle multiple passengers in the car, driving at night, avoiding speed, and they are more prone to use their cellphones while driving. "Knowing where your kids are … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving May Add A Point to Your Driving Record

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Driving while using a cell phone may now add a point to your driving record. The California State Senate unanimously passed SB 1030 on Monday. It would make distracted driving a moving violation, not just an infraction. Currently, if you're caught driving while using a cell … Read …

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Driving School

PZC commissioner, high school SRO look to state office in 100th District

Brown is studying business administration at Southern Connecticut State University and is the financial department manager at Big A Driving School. “I don't have 50, 40 years experience, but I'd say my three or four years might be a little bit more valuable than someone in Hartford with none,” Brown … …

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Driving School

San Joaquin Delta College auto shop students turn crash into treasure

It took eight weeks and hours of hard work, but students at San Joaquin Delta College completed a life changing project. "I really enjoyed helping a needy family as far as getting them off the street, driving, walking to school," said student Anjou Berry. Berry is talking about Nancy Valencia, …

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Driving School

Simulator teaches dangers of distracted driving at New Milford High School

NEW MILFORD — High school junior Nick Scarcella looked down at his phone just long enough to send a Snapchat to his friend. When he looked up again, he saw that the black truck he was following had stopped. Scarcella slammed on his brakes, but it was too late. He …

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Road Safety

Texas Department of Transportation asks El Paso drivers to help keep motorcyclists safe

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Texas Department of Transportation is urging drivers to look out for motorcycles. The department launched its “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign last week, noting that crashes killed 501 motorcyclists and seriously injured … Read More

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Road Safety

Safe Work Australia reminds road transport workers to stay safe on the roads as Road Safety Week …

“Business owners, managers, and workers should contact their local work health and safety regulator for practical advice and guidance about ensuring their workplace and workers are safe. “This Road Safety Week, share the road responsibly and remember those who have lost their lives on the road … Read More

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Road Safety

For better road safety, educate pedestrians too

It is heartening to read that the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is taking action to make crossing the road safer for pedestrians. But while safety for pedestrians is important, we must not go overboard and do this at the expense of traffic flow at major junctions. There has even been …

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Road Safety

Tairawhiti Road Safety Week kicks off next Monday

A series of community events to promote messages around restraints and distractions will be held as part of Tairawhiti Road Safety Week. The week kicks off next Monday with a checkpoint where vehicles will be stopped to make sure people are wearing seatbelts and children are in the correct carseat … …

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Road Safety

WI Farm Bureau: Road safety is responsibility of both farmers and motorists

MADISON – Spring is here which means one thing for farmers: it's time to hit the fields. Tractors and other implements of husbandry (IOH) are allowed to operate on Wisconsin roadways but are often large and slow-moving which can cause confusion for drivers sharing the roads. “Heightened awareness … Read More

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