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Qualcomm and partners showcase C-V2X direct communications interoperability to improve road …

The demonstration showcased the benefits of using C-V2X real-time direct communications on the globally harmonised 5.9 GHz ITS spectrum for vehicle-to-vehicle collision avoidance and improved road safety without any dependency on cellular operator network involvement, credentials or coverage. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Many people still text and drive in Iowa despite law change

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

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Distracted Driving

Ordinance prohibits texting while driving

The Town Council has unanimously approved an ordinance in Town Code that prohibits texting while driving in Fountain Hills. Mayor Linda Kavanagh asked staff to propose the ordinance. “While there are many ways to be distracted while driving, texting seems to be the most egregious and dangerous … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Many people still text and drive in Iowa despite law change

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

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Distracted Driving

Police urge motorists to use extra caution during I-77 project

Each agency has received funding to target speeding, distracted driving, impaired drivers and those not wearing seat belts within their jurisdictions. “The officers that work these funded patrols are looking not only for those specific violations, but any other violations that puts motorist at risk,” he added. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Many people still text and drive in Iowa despite law change

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

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Distracted Driving

Ordinance prohibits texting while driving

The Town Council has unanimously approved an ordinance in Town Code that prohibits texting while driving in Fountain Hills. Mayor Linda Kavanagh asked staff to propose the ordinance. “While there are many ways to be distracted while driving, texting seems to be the most egregious and dangerous … Read More

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Driving School

The Science of Driving on Ice

Cold reason: Yellowknife's highway department uses amphibious vehicles pulling radar sleds to scan the thickness of the ice as winter comes on, as well as more old-school methods. Still a bit creeped out by the thought of sinking to the frigid bottom? Just remember, hearing the sharp pop of cracking … …

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Driving School

Sentencing Court

•Thomas L. Gustafson, 55, of Ringgold, DUI-marijuana/2nd offense, $1,500 fine plus costs, 90 days to one year in CCJ, six months consecutive probation, surrender driver's license, DUI school, DA assessment; possession of drug paraphernalia $100 fine plus costs, one year consecutive probation; … Read More

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Road Safety

International success for talented trio

Andrew Wright, a road safety analyst at Lancashire Police, received an IALEIA award for individual excellence in analysis for his road safety. His work analysing road usage, collision hotspots and the cause of collisions, helped secure funding for the development of new safety cameras across the county … Read More

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