TheDriveSafeApp News
Distracted Driving

Aboriginal elders to be included in Tennant Creek crisis solution

The NT Government has promised it will include Aboriginal elders in its solution to the crime crisis plaguing Tennant Creek. Police crack down on distracted driving after two of their own injured. Distracted driving has reached epidemic levels in Australia and the issue has really hit home with the police … …

Read More
Distracted Driving

Alcohol, distracted driving possibly lead to crash

A 23-year-old Jackson County woman was arrested for alleged drunken driving early Sunday after she crashed her car on the Athens Perimeter while driving and looking at a cellphone, Athens-Clarke County police said. The crash occurred at about 1:57 a.m. at the North Chase Street exit on the inner … Read …

Read More
Distracted Driving

Daily Digest: Funding dispute ends quickly

Another rally, this one against driving with cellphones. Calling distracted driving a critical public safety issue, Minnesota lawmakers and supporters rallied Thursday in favor of a bill that would prohibit motorists from using hand-held cellphones. “If we can get this to the floor, it will pass,” said Rep. Read More

Read More
Driving School

How to act when you get pulled over

If you have a teenager who has recently taken driver's education or is getting ready to there's one thing they should know, how to act when police pull them over. It is not a part of Michigan's state-mandated instruction. With today's climate, police officers wish it would be. In tonight's …

Read More
Driving School

Workers who dent, scratch Westmoreland County vehicles will get driver’s ed

Westmoreland County workers who have a fender-bender won't be able to jump right back behind the wheel. Bad drivers in the workforce will have to complete safe driving classes before they are entrusted again with government vehicles, officials said. “They are hitting things they shouldn't be hitting,” … Read More

Read More
Driving School

Buses for OPS special ed students delayed because of driver absences

But delays have been even more pronounced for some special education students due to higher-than-normal absenteeism among bus drivers. OPS spokeswoman Monique Farmer said the district is trying to find drivers who can take over some of those routes. Some students were several hours late to … Read More

Read More
Legislation

Vaping while driving could be illegal, say police

Senior officers have said that although vaping while driving isn't technically illegal, handheld electronic cigarettes have the potential to distract motorists. If a driver is found to have been distracted as a result of vaping, they could face the same penalty as for using a mobile phone behind the wheel, …

Read More
Legislation

Push to ban handheld cellphones begins with rally at the Minnesota Capitol

We buried another 70 victims,” said Greg Tikalsky, of New Prague, who lost his father, Joe, when a driver looking at her phone ran him down as he crossed a country road in front of his house to get his newspaper on Oct. 28, 2015. “Without stronger laws, the slaughter …

Read More
Road Safety

On the Road with Rick Holmes: Time of the Kingfish

The platform he advocated as he prepared to run for president was titled “Share the Wealth.” It called for a $50 million cap on all private fortunes, a $2,000 minimum family income guarantee, a 30-hour work week, old age pensions, free college, free health care and four weeks' vacation for …

Read More
Road Safety

Council slammed over road safety for disabled

DISABILITY campaigners have slammed Scottish Borders Council over the lack of wheelchair-friendly access on the road leading to Galashiels' landfill site. The Border Telegraph reported in December concerns of residents at Coopersknowe Crescent about road safety on the C77, which they claimed … Read More

Read More