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Canberra P-platers facing tough new restrictions

Canberra's P-platers could soon be banned from driving between the hours of midnight and 5am, under radical changes being considered by ACT Road Safety Minister Shane Rattenbury. Provisional drivers would also be restricted to one peer-aged passenger at all times, while learners would have to … Read More

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Road Safety

Road conditions still dangerous police report

DECATUR — Road conditions are dangerous Monday morning following the snowfall Sunday night. … to hit around four inches before the snow tapered off around 10 p.m. This morning's early commute promised to be challenging for some drivers, especially if their routes involved untreated rural roads. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Police Cracking Down On Distracted Driving This April

Michigan law prohibits a driver from reading, manually typing, or sending a text message while driving. There's a $100 fine for the first offense and it doubles the next time, even though no points are assessed on a driving record (unless there's a crash or crime). The fees are even …

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Distracted Driving

Thomas Mosher: Legalizing pot has negative consequences

A recent writers contention that it is time for an intelligent dialogue on the marijuana issue is right on. There are few people who have qualms about medical marijuana being prescribed by legitimately licensed doctors. However, in addition to deaths from DUI's and texting while driving, there is no reason … …

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Distracted Driving

Police Cracking Down On Distracted Driving This April

Michigan law prohibits a driver from reading, manually typing, or sending a text message while driving. There's a $100 fine for the first offense and it doubles the next time, even though no points are assessed on a driving record (unless there's a crash or crime). The fees are even …

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Distracted Driving

Policy Zing!s

Brandon Victor Dixon ("Judas" in NBC's JCSS on Sunday) stole the show – what a superior actor, singer, dancer in every dimension. Whew! When did police academy's replace Courage 101 with Intro to Opportunities to use your gun?? Our legislature failed to make texting–while–driving illegal, why … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Save Lives – Eliminate Distracted Driving

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is urging motorists to eliminate distractions while driving in an effort to reduce distracted driving crashes statewide. The Florida Highway Patrol, a division of the DHSMV, is partnering with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida … Read More

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Distracted Driving

U Drive. U Text. U Pay. enforcement campaign underway

From April 2 to April 30 Stratford Police will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted–driving laws. Drivers are continuously ignoring their responsibilities behind the wheel, and distracted driving is a growing …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Patrols start today

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced that extra patrols start today and run through April 14, looking for drivers on their phones while on the road. Statewide, over 150 law enforcement agencies will be out in force looking for distracted drivers. Under the “Driving Under the Influence of … Read More

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Driving School

Students learn about distracted driving dangers

Distractology features several simulations, all designed to raise participants' awareness of the many distractions that can occur while driving. Students encountered obstructed intersections, changes in speed and other distracted drivers, school officials said. Most telling were the scenarios in which … Read More

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