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Distracted Driving

Roundtable on distracted driving targets teens

Award-winning filmmaker and high school junior David Mansour's latest production aims to slam the brakes on distracted driving. Not texting. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Springfield City Council considering a new “distracted driving” ordinance

Texting or looking at messages on your phone, reading a book, making out your grocery list or writing notes, or putting on your make-up on the way to … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Roundtable on distracted driving targets teens

You've had coffee,” says the teen when she drowsily gets behind the wheel in the of David Mansour's distracted driving PSA “Awake Not Sorry.”. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Hundreds of people cited for distracted driving across Lake County during statewide campaign

Late last month, there was a social media post where someone driving through Antioch noticed that police were pulling over a lot of people and they … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Springfield City Council considering a new “distracted driving” ordinance

And that's why Springfield's City Council is about to consider an ordinance that would impose a fine of $225 to $1,000 for distracted driving, which … Read More

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Driving School

School district warning students about DWI crashes before prom night this weekend

SARATOGA COUNTY, NY (WRGB) 300 teenagers have died in alcohol-related crashes during prom season in recent years across the country, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With prom night approaching this weekend, a Saratoga County high school is working to stop this … Read More

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Driving School

Police show dangers of distracted, impaired driving to high school students on Long Island

The program, which is open to high school, middle school and elementary school students, exposes the children to the inner workings of the police … High school students have the chance to participate in a distracted and impaired driving program, and will also participate in mock car stops to learn …

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Driving School

Elmwood Park High School students take a pledge against texting and driving

If you wanted to pick a spot to urge young drivers about the importance of not texting while driving, a place just outside the Elmwood Park High School cafeteria might not be a bad place to be. Elmwood Park Fire Department representatives Lt. Michael Terzo and Capt. Kevin Flaherty used …

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Road Safety

20mph speed limit comes into force in area of Dundee

He said: “The limit that comes into force on Monday is in direct response to residents' concerns about road safety, noise and air pollution. “We have … Read More

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Road Safety

Revealed: The number of underage drivers banned from North East roads – and where they now live

A spokesperson said: “It's shocking to see so many young people getting behind the wheel before they're legally able to do so, posing a massive danger to themselves and all other road users. “These irresponsible underage drivers are untrained and unlicensed, and have no right to be on the road. …

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