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Distracted Driving

Authorities Targeting Those Texting and Driving

Drivers will notice more officers than usual patrolling on Interstate 24 and U.S. Highway 41/70 South throughout Rutherford County. Teams of extra law enforcement officers patrolling those highways encouraged drivers to refrain from texting and driving as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month in … Read More

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Distracted Driving

NHTSA launches fifth annual texting and driving awareness campaign

It's part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and can be heard throughout the nation, in both English and Spanish. “Cell phones have a place in our lives, but not while driving,” NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi King said. “Everyone should understand the very real dangers of texting while … Read More

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Driving School

Students produce PSA on ills of drinking, driving

Darby, Jordan and Askew came up with an idea that included the involvement of Central's school resource officer, Wayne Emfinger. The video presentation would show Emfinger arresting a student for drinking and driving. Darby was the director and did the video; Askew was the driver of the vehicle; and … Read …

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Driving School

‘Strict Rules, Punishment Key to Road Safety’

The national policy on driving has been considered to create a drivers' training school in every State. It is in very advance stage of implementation. That school will cater at least the testing part of it. Before granting licenses, their driving quality will be checked. The effort will be made …

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Driving School

Kia Motors America Renews Multi-Year Partnership With BRAKES Teen Defensive Driving School

IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) today announced a multi-year renewal of their partnership, coinciding with National Distracted Driving Awareness month. Working with B.R.A.K.E.S., Kia aims to reduce injuries … Read More

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Road Safety

Same day, same time and sadly similar results, Eton

On many occasions in the past Eton police have shared results from their very early morning road safety patrols. Despite performing these patrols at the same static location on the same day of the week repeatedly for well over a year, results remain consistently poor. This morning while most of …

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Road Safety

Attention please: Motorcycles are back

As springtime temperatures climb into the mid-60s later this week and into the weekend, expect to share the road with many more people riding on two or three wheels. We spotted a handful of hardy motorcyclists and bicyclists recently when it warmed into the 50s, but spring weather is about …

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Road Safety

Our View: Follow-through is key to road-safety funds

Practically speaking, according to the agency's 2018-2021 work plan, that means directing highway funding toward intersection improvements, guardrail fixes, more visible painting and striping and other efforts to enable bikers and walkers to safely share the road with cars and buses. To identify issues … Read More

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Road Safety

Kia Motors America Renews Multi-Year Partnership With BRAKES Teen Defensive Driving School

"Car crashes are the number-one cause of death among teens, but with Kia's help, we know we're making a difference," said multi-time-Top-Fuel-drag-racing-champion-turned-road–safety-advocate Doug Herbert. "It's impossible to know exactly how many lives our schools have saved over the last 10 … Read More

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Road Safety

Few Men Trust Their Spouse’s Driving Habits, Says Nissan Survey

Most drivers tend to ignore speed limit signs and slow down only if they spot a speed-gun wielding policeman. India has the highest number of road accident fatalities in the world. In 2017, over 146,000 people died on Indian roads. And yet, road safety is still not a priority for …

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