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VIDEO: City launches Easter weekend road safety campaign

“One death on our roads is too much.” Free flow of traffic is also a priority and pointsmen will be deployed to help traffic flow. Officials on the road will also be checking vehicles for roadworthiness and enforce road rules. “This year we are going to adopt a zero-tolerance policing …

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Distracted Driving

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Study says 7 in 10 drivers are using smartphones

“It Can Wait” is a national movement launched in 2010 that focuses on the dangers of texting and driving. Today, an alarming seven in 10 people are using their smartphones while driving, according to new research from AT&T, but you can no longer assume they're texting. Statistics show that nearly …

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Distracted Driving

Michigan State Police stop 149 drivers during distracted driving operation

April is distracted driving month, and MSP plans on conducting a lot more enforcement on the problem of distracted driving in April. The Special Enforcement Section patrolled M-59 Wednesday from Pontiac to Waterford. According to the MSP Twitter page, Ten troopers conducted 149 stops and issued … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Distraction Tops Drivers’ List of Growing Dangers on the Road

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Distracted driving tops drivers' list of growing dangers on the road, according to a new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The annual Traffic Safety Culture Index shows that 88 percent of drivers believe distracted driving is on … Read More

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Distracted Driving

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Study says 7 in 10 drivers are using smartphones

With spring break upon us, young people will be on the roads en masse to celebrate freedom from school and responsibility. One responsibility we must insist they maintain, however, is driving while not distracted. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported that a virtual reality simulator was brought to Thea … Read More

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Driving School

CHP to conduct enhanced enforcement operation focused on school bus pedestrian safety.

According to a press release by the CHP Gilroy – Hollister area office , the 2016 annual California Department of Education School Bus Illegal Passing Driver Survey revealed that throughout the state, over 26,000 motorists failed to stop for a school bus that was stopped to load or unload students. …

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Driving School

Montana Student Accused of Driving at School Officer Charged

Montana Student Accused of Driving at School Officer Charged. Prosecutors have filed juvenile felony charges against the 17-year-old student accused of driving his car at a school resource officer, who in turn fired at his fleeing vehicle. March 29, 2018, at 2:02 a.m.. Montana Student Accused of Driving … Read More

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Driving School

Growing dangers on the road: AAA gives tips to avoid distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month and AAA indicates that 90 percent of drivers are already aware of the problem and fear it is getting … to in-vehicle technology, increasing the urgency to educate all drivers on the dangers of distraction,” says AAA Driving School Supervisor, Pat Brown. Read …

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Road Safety

Good Samaritan rescues a man from the street, pays for his treatment at the hospital

Photos of an elderly man who was found lying helplessly on the road has been shared on social media. A Good Samaritan had taken it upon himself to rescue a man he found lying helplessly on a street in Badore, Ajah area of Lagos state. The Good Samaritan, who shared …

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Road Safety

26th Annual Easter Dinner – Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather Sports

Awareness campaign reminding everyone to safely share the road. By J. Sharpe Digital Content Manager. 2018-03-29T00:06:03Z. "Move Safe Allen County" reminds drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians to share the road safely. Read More

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