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”In your alcohol blood was not detected”: blood tests to detected drunk drivers

Vladimir Kunchy, A coach at the driving school Avtoledi, is sure that this measure is appropriate only in case of serious accidents. ''Blood test is a good thing, it can help the innocent to prove innocence, but for the deranged drunk driver, on the contrary, it will be easier to …

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Road Safety

New 40km/h speed limit for passing emergency vehicles

Canberra drivers will have to slow to 40km/h to pass ambulances, police and other emergency services vehicles on the side of the road from Saturday, April 14. Minister for Road Safety Shane Rattenbury and Police and Emergency Services Minister Mick Gentleman announced the new regulations on … Read More

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Road Safety

Campaign asks drivers to slow down for Violet-Grace

POSTERS highlighting the devastating consequences of speeding have been placed along Prescot Road as part of a road safety campaign in memory of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens. The powerful messages, featuring an image of Violet, have been backed by her parents Glenn and Becky Youens … Read More

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Road Safety

The UAE adopts artificial intelligence in infrastructure sector for safety and sustainable development

Minister Al Nuaimi stated that the Kalba Ring Road project, with its first and second phases stretching to 12.5 kilometers, will contribute once complete to reducing the pressure on the internal roads of Kalba city by diverting the movement of the trucks off the city. This will increase the user …

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Distracted Driving

Young drivers in Perth fess up to using mobile phones

“(After being ordered by police to remove a suction phone holder) I now … use my mobile phone constantly whilst driving — calling, texting, Facebook, Pokemon Go, Spotify etc. As soon as I couldn't have it in visible sight, it was in my hand haha.” Woman, 20. “I do not …

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Distracted Driving

Woman filmed using phone while driving in Dundee with children in car

A spokeswoman for road safety charity Brake warned that texting at the wheel could be twice as dangerous as drink-driving. In March last year, the consequences for being caught driving while using a phone in Scotland doubled to six penalty points and a £200 fine. In more serious cases, police …

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Distracted Driving

Woman filmed using phone while driving in Dundee with children in car

A spokeswoman for road safety charity Brake warned that texting at the wheel could be twice as dangerous as drink-driving. In March last year, the consequences for being caught driving while using a phone in Scotland doubled to six penalty points and a £200 fine. In more serious cases, police …

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Distracted Driving

Letters: The poor old ‘d’

Over the past 25 years, there have been, on average, a total of 10 victims (deaths) in school shootings per year. Let's put that in perspective. There are, on average, nine teens killed per day as a result of their driving, many texting or distracted while driving. In 2015, there …

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Distracted Driving

Enough nonsense

Hey kids, if you are sincere in this endeavor, let's mount a campaign to ban your cellphones and raise the driving age to 21. Nationwide, there are 3,000 annual teen deaths resulting from texting and driving. That's more than eight deaths each day. And before you vilify the NRA, please …

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Distracted Driving

VDOT kicks off work zone safety campaign this week

Virginia recorded 26,000 crashes which resulted in more than 200 deaths, all of which stemmed from some type of distracted driving. James Atkinson, who runs his own delivery company, works with trucks and semitrailers for a living. “Night work is especially dangerous, because of lighting and drivers … Read More

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