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Case against Potchefstroom driving licence officers and driving school owners withdrawn

The case against the nine suspects arrested for fraud and corruption at traffic stations and driving schools has been provisionally withdrawn in the Potchefstroom Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. The Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit in North West arrested four licensing officers, three … Read More

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Driving School

Munnings to build experience in ERC Junior

Munnings, who has been spending the winter working as an instructor at an ice driving school in northern Sweden, will start her combined ERC Junior Under 27/ERC Ladies' Trophy campaign on the Azores Airlines Rallye from 22-24 March during what will be an extremely busy year. “There's also a … Read …

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Driving School

Self-driving cars: This robot driver cruises through snow and ice

… temperatures can plunge to -40C/-40F and where snow often obscures road markings, making driving a challenge even for humans. But Martti proved it can safely navigate the snowy terrain, even at its top speed of 40km/h, or 25mph. Martti isn't the first autonomous car to enter winter driving school. …

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Road Safety

West of Ireland road safety expert concerned over dangerous Snapchat challenge

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A leading West of Ireland road safety expert is warning of a new dangerous Snapchat challenge emerging among young people. It's after police in the UK reported that teenagers have been hanging off bridges over motorways, and sending Snaps to their friends. Read More

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Road Safety

Negligence, speeding causes of road crashes in Ghana.

Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – Negligence, excessive speeding and disregard for road traffic regulations on the part of drivers have been identified as the major causes of road crashes in Ghana. A preliminary investigation conducted by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) on crashes in the first two … Read More

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Road Safety

Auto Expo 2018: Automobile Manufacturers, Bollywood Emphasise On Road Safety

The campaigns that they had undertaken were #PehniKya – aimed at seat-belt wearing awareness, #BeTheBetterGuy – aimed at eliminating vices such as drinking and driving, under-age driving, usage of mobile phone while driving etc and #HelmetOnLifeOn – to spread awareness about wearing safety … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Texting and Driving Can Kill Fast, but Justice is Slow

The victims include a 23-year-old highway construction worker in Washington state, a 13-year-old Michigan boy riding in his older sister's car and a Minnesota school bus driver picking up the morning newspaper in front of his home. All were killed in recent years by distracted drivers who had been … Read …

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Distracted Driving

Wyoming Bill Seeking Prison for Deadly Texting While Driving Fails

Hunt said Friday a texting driver who crashed in northeast Wyoming recently badly hurt two men who were helping another motorist. Other lawmakers questioned whether the bill was necessary. The bill failed with two-thirds of the House voting no. The bill needed a two-thirds majority to be introduced for … Read …

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Distracted Driving

American Cities and the Creeping Criminalization of Walking

In Montclair, City Manager Ed Starr proposed the new law after reading an article about texting and driving in China without contacting any pedestrian safety experts, reports the Daily Bulletin. Tellingly, cities that have recently had success reducing pedestrian fatalities — like New York — haven't done it … Read More

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Distracted Driving

‘Please be mindful when driving at night’

"I see people texting when I'm on my walks and then they're like 'Oh no, I almost hit someone' and still continue on driving," she said. "I had one person stop the car and come to me to apologize to me for almost hitting me and said they didn't see …

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