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Distracted Driving

Cellphones in school zones

Tennessee law already bars texting while driving for everyone, and drivers with a learner's permit or intermediate license may not use cellphones at all … Read More

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Distracted Driving

State Farm, Louisiana’s largest auto insurer, to cut rates after years of hikes

Auto insurance rates have soared nationwide as distracted driving proliferates, cheap gas prices encourage more drivers to get on the road and repairs become more expensive. The effect has been more stark in Louisiana, which has some of the highest auto insurance rates in the country. "What this … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Cellphones in school zones

It is now illegal to talk on a cell phone or mobile device while driving through an active school zone. The new state law, which took effect Jan. 1, makes handheld calls in operating school zones illegal, punishable by a $50 fine for those 18 and older. Tennessee law already …

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Distracted Driving

Mock accident teaches sobering lesson about impaired, distracted driving

Manheim Central High School staged a mock vehicle accident scene to educate students in grades 11 and 12 on the dangers associated with distracted driving and driving under the influence. The timing of the event was purposefully scheduled as schools and students enter prom season. Manheim … Read More

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Driving School

Horrors come to life in prom night mock accident (PHOTOS)

… Bethlehem Catholic High School on May 8, 2018. The school is raising awareness of the dangers of driving while drunk and driving while distracted. Read More

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Driving School

Willis named interim head of school at Keith

Willis will develop and driving the school's vision while working with board to identify and mentor Keith's next head of school. Keith hopes to have that … Read More

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Legislation

Holding your phone while driving set to become illegal

Driving now while texting or speaking on your cellphone is illegal, but beginning July 1, even holding your phone while driving could result in a … “No one is allowed to text and drive now but once this bill is in effect, the roads will be safer if drivers obey …

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Road Safety

Bicyclists, drivers urged to think safety this spring

As the temperatures warm, law enforcement officials encourage motorists and bicyclists to be cautious around each other and share the road. "Sharing … Read More

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Road Safety

Schools Celebrate National Bike To School Day

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 800 people were killed or hurt riding bikes in motor … Drivers: Share the Road. Read More

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Road Safety

Public call for road speed changes

After safety-focused investigations and significant public input into seven proposed road speed changes, Hastings District Hearings Committee, … Read More

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