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Distracted Driving

Distraction tops list of growing dangers on the road

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – According to a new survey from AAA, distracted driving tops drivers' list of growing dangers on the road. The annual Traffic Safety Culture Index shows that 88-percent of drivers say distracted driving is on the rise, topping other risky behaviors like aggressive driving, using … Read More

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Driving School

Carteret County parents can track school buses with new app

Bus driver Pamela Stringer has been driving for 22 years. She said in the past, communication between bus and parents was a lengthy process. "I used to have to call the school and call the bus garage and let them know where I am then that information is passed on …

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Driving School

‘Hit me’: Grandma stands in front of car trying to pass school bus

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – When a man tried driving around a school bus Wednesday morning in the Colonial Mobile Home Park, Diane Ellis says she stepped in the middle of the road and started yelling. “'Stop! Stop! You cannot pass this bus,'” shouted Ellis, as her grandson and about …

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Driving School

Opinion: Investing in responsibility on the roads

As a result, we are pleased to see that our overall driving style scores increased by 15.5% between January 2017 and January 2018. We are also very proud of our in-house driving school, which delivered 847 days of training in 2017, including 48 courses of Driver CPC periodic training to …

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Road Safety

Saltwater Creek to Tram Road – what people told us

Transport Agency System Manager Pete Connors says the team held a community event in Woodend in November last year to share their road safety ideas and to get feedback from people who use the road. They also invited feedback online and by mail. “More than 70 people came to speak …

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Road Safety

Easter weekend weather and road safety

Police this weekend are also urging drivers to stay focused on the roads this Easter. Motorists travelling on Queensland roads this Easter period are being asked to stay focussed and share the road with care, particularly in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games. Minister for Child Safety, Youth and … …

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Road Safety

New Black Spot projects announced to increase road safety

Dangerous areas on local roads of Queensland, Western Australia, and New South Wales will receive $32.9 million in funding to improve their safety. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Michael McCormack, announced over 100 successful projects under the 2018-19 … Read More

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Road Safety

Cities of Stirling, Joondalup, Swan and Wanneroo bless the roads for Easter long weekend

LOCAL councils held annual 'blessing of the roads' ceremonies in Sorrento and Tapping yesterday to promote road safety ahead of Easter. The cities of Stirling, Joondalup and Swan held a joint ceremony at Sorrento Beach Park on March 28, while the City of Wanneroo held one at its busiest … Read …

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Road Safety

Police step up road safety message

Operation Merret will not only step up the police presence but will also aim at educating the public about road safety and positively reinforcing those drivers doing the right thing. NSW Police Force Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn said the community needed to work with police to make roads safer. Read …

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Distracted Driving

Distraction Tops Drivers’ List of Growing Dangers on the Road

Drivers in the AAA survey believe the problem of distracted driving has increased over the past three years, with nearly 50 percent reporting that they regularly see drivers emailing or texting while driving. Counterintuitively, federal estimates show the number of distracted driving crashes has actually … Read More

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