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School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in Minnesota

Students at the Duluth Edison Charter School Raleigh Academy are going the extra mile for their favorite bus drivers. Classrooms are making posters, thank you cards, and treat jars for their drivers who work hard every day. “The drivers really do a great job of getting them home safely with …

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Road Safety

Western Highway safety debate continues over wire barriers

Very proud that we have announced a Liberal Nationals government will halt and review the wire rope barrier rollout and instead put this money into repairing our country roads. Labor's botched wire rope barrier rollout has been a disaster, and their decision to build thousands of km of wire rope …

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Road Safety

Uganda: Boda Accidents Kill 10 in Kampala Daily – UN

A United Nations special report released yesterday about safety on Ugandan roads has shown that at least 10 people die daily on Kampala roads due to boda boda accidents. Ms Rosa Malango, the UN resident coordinator, said this is the highest rate of road traffic accidents in East Africa and …

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Road Safety

International driver program still on L plates

Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism chairman Wayne Kayler-Thomson says more time is needed before it's known whether the Visitor Driver Road Safety … The state government's new road safety program for international drivers needs to be in operation for more time before its effectiveness can be … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Drop in number of motorists caught using mobile phones

While some have got the message and changed their behaviour, many drivers still believe they won't get caught. “But this should be the least of their concerns. Six points and a £200 fine is nothing compared to the consequences of distracted driving – and the penalty for causing an accident …

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Distracted Driving

Blue Mountain students introduced to driving simulation program

Douglas Morgan, driver's education teacher at the high school, had a special driving simulator in his classroom Wednesday. Students had three simulations from which to choose — distracted driving, impaired driving and practice. Most students were using the distracted option, where they had to drive a … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Change in law on driving with mobile phones has had a big effect

The number of motorists caught using a mobile phone illegally has almost halved since penalties for offenders were doubled, new figures show. Around 39,000 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) were issued to drivers between March and December last year compared with 74,000 during the same period in … Read More

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Driving School

Judge’s sorrow as vintage tractor row splits family

Darlington county court was told on Monday that when Mr Lowther Sr retired from running a driving school he paid £480,000 into a property in the nearby village of Whinney Hill for his son — with the proviso that a building be erected to house his tractors. His plan had …

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Driving School

Ontario school bus driver charged with allegedly having open liquor bottle

PENETANGUISHENE, Ont. — An Ontario school bus driver has been charged with allegedly driving with an open container of liquor. Provincial police say they were alerted by numerous people Wednesday about an school bus driver in Tiny Township who may have been allegedly drinking while … Read More

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Driving School

Ont. school bus driver charged with allegedly having open liquor bottle

PENETANGUISHENE, Ont. – An Ontario school bus driver has been charged with allegedly driving with an open container of liquor. Provincial police say they were alerted by numerous people Wednesday about a school bus driver in Tiny Township who may have been allegedly drinking while driving. Read More

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