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Texting while driving in Brook Park may become a primary offense

"You're just giving our police officers a little more teeth to be able to handle the situation based on a visual sight of someone who would appear to be texting (while driving), and they'll be able to pull them over for that purpose," Salvatore said. "Sometimes our police officers don't …

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QOTD: Who Are the Biggest Road Buffoons?

Texting and driving is the current offense-du-jour, with estimates kicking around that a driver is 23 times more likely to get in a wreck once they pick up their smartphone. VW recently paired up with a Swedish marketing company to produce iPhone cases made out of sheetmetal from cars damaged …

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Police wrap up aggresive, distracted driving details in Erie region

Pennsylvania State Police troopers in state police Troop E, which includes Erie County, worked a distracted driving detail between April 15 and 21, said Lt. Kirk Reese, Troop E's patrol section commander. The troopers cited 12 motorists for texting or cell phone use while driving, Reese said. Tim Hahn … Read …

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Total Texting-While-Driving Tickets In Point Boro, Point Beach

Law enforcement officers from throughout New Jersey cracked down on distracted drivers in April as part of New Jersey's 'UDrive. UText. UPay." campaign. Hundreds were ticketed in Point Pleasant Boro and Point Pleasant Beach. Point Pleasant Boro police issued a total of 171 citations to violators … Read More

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IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS MANY DRIVERS STILL TEXT WHILE BEHIND THE WHEEL

Sergeant Nathan Ludwig of the Iowa State Patrol says they see motorists texting driving every day on Iowa's roadways despite a change in law that … The law changed last July 1st so law enforcement officers don't have to pull over violators for something else to charge them with texting …

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YouTube Vlogger David Slavitt Collides With Tractor-Trailer While Live Streaming on Facebook

Officials believe his distracted driving may have caused the crash, KSWB reports. "This individual luckily did not … The driver of the tractor-trailer, 58-year-old Elias Orozco, told police he attempted to swerve left to avoid colliding with the Slavitt, but his truck hit the driver's side door. Slavitt, who has …

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IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS MANY DRIVERS STILL TEXT WHILE BEHIND THE WHEEL

April has been distracted driving awareness month and a state trooper says it continues to be a problem in Iowa. Sergeant Nathan Ludwig of the Iowa State Patrol says they see motorists texting driving every day on Iowa's roadways despite a change in law that makes it illegal. Audio Player. …

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‘Sack the Phone’ Comes to Westfield High School

“Sack the Phone” was presented at Westfield High School on Tuesday, March 24, prior to the Share the Keys presentation, which was facilitated by Pat McCormick of New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance. McCormick is a highly respected advocate of Teen Driving Safety. TWD (Texting While Driving) has … Read More

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Plainfield South High School sophomore creates, programs self-driving car

PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield South High School sophomore is traveling to a national science competition, after he created and programmed a self-driving car. Amaan Khan, 15, will compete this week in the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Maryland, after winning the Illinois Junior … Read More

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Meet the 7 Republicans vying to become Pender County sheriff – WECT TV6-WECT.com:News …

I think that's a big thing.” Stokes said social media transparency can help the sheriff's office publicize new hires, ask for the public's help in finding suspects, and publicizing community events. To train officers, Stokes hopes to send deputies to highway patrol driving school and increase firearms training. Read More

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