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Distracted Driving

These 202 NJ towns are targeting texting while driving in big ticket blitz

The Division of Highway Traffic Safety has awarded 211 local departments, sheriff's departments and other agencies a total of $1,401,830 in grant money for participating in the “UDrive. UText UPay” enforcement campaign starting on April 1. Officers plan to use undisclosed special strategies to catch … Read More

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Distracted Driving

New data suggests distracted driving on the rise

A recent AAA Foundation study says 81% of drivers believe distracted driving is on the rise, according to Traffic Safety's latest Traffic Safety Culture Index survey. Almost 50% drivers polled say they regularly see people emailing or texting while they are driving. "There is a disconnect between what … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Red flag on distracted driving this Easter

Other distractions that respondents admitted to were changing the radio station or searching for one, eating and drinking, and most importantly texting, calling or checking social media while driving. These are playing a fundamental role in the safety of all road users – drivers, cyclists and pedestrians … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Police charge Springetts man who ran stop sign, killed other motorist, police said

Walter E. Spangler, 77, of York, whom police identified in a news release, was driving a 2003 Ford F150 north on Lancaster Avenue approaching … said in the arrest affidavit that cellphone use is a "well known distractor" and "the circumstances of the crash are wholly consistent with distracted driving.". …

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Distracted Driving

New data suggests distracted driving on the rise

A recent AAA Foundation study says 81% of drivers believe distracted driving is on the rise, according to Traffic Safety's latest Traffic Safety Culture Index survey. Almost 50% drivers polled say they regularly see people emailing or texting while they are driving. "There is a disconnect between what … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Lower Township Police Will Enforce No Texting While Driving

Distracted driving has become one of the most common reasons for vehicle crashes on America's roads. That's why the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with law enforcement agencies across the United States for the national U … Read More

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Driving School

One on one with … Piedmont’s Tylin Wilson

For now, she's playing her final high school softball season and getting ready to graduate, with an eye toward college. She had some fun with The Anniston Star's … A: My first driving lesson was on a four-wheeler, and it was with my cousin, and it didn't go too well. …

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Road Safety

Homeless Solution Can Kicked Further Down the Road. Santa Ana Calls For Countywide Action on …

City of Santa Ana Councilmembers and Staff are disappointed with this decision, but remain hopeful that the County and the other 33 cities in Orange County will develop shared solutions. Both Vice Chair Shawn Nelson and Supervisor Todd Spitzer acknowledged that City of Santa Ana has done more … Read More

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Road Safety

Road safety group issue appeal ahead of Easter weekend

AHEAD of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, the Donegal Road Safety Working Group is urging all road users to act responsibly when travelling on the roads during the holiday period. To date this year, 38 people have died on Irish roads and four people have tragically lost their lives on …

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Road Safety

Dartford road safety petition launched after girl, 4, is knocked down by car

Two Dartford mums have started a petition to campaign for safer roads surrounding primary schools in the area after a four-year-old girl was knocked down at pick-up time last week. The campaign, started by Sarah Crook, 40, and Kelly Grehan, 37, has been supported by almost 650 people calling on … …

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