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Video: Teen driving bus erratically leads deputies on chase in Fort Bend County

HOUSTON – A dashcam video shows a 15-year-old boy driving a bus that led deputies on an erratic chase in Fort Bend County, officials said. The chase happened March 23 on FM 1464 at Beechnut Street when deputies responded to calls about about a school bus weaving in and out …

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Road Safety

Hereford church prays for safety of biker community during ‘riding season’

And it kind of brings awareness to the community that you know motorcycles are out there, it's time to get started with them and be careful and watch out for them. It's their road too so let's share the road." Reverend Bushart hopes local bikers and first responders continue to …

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Road Safety

Alastair Scott – Govt must prove it is serious about road safety

If the Government was serious about reducing the number of deaths on New Zealand roads, it would adopt Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott's Member's Bill to introduce roadside drug tests. "We know that drugs are a major factor in serious crashes on our roads. That's why I lodged the Land Transport … …

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Road Safety

Govt must prove it is serious about road safety

If the Government was serious about reducing the number of deaths on New Zealand roads, it would adopt Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott's Member's Bill to … “Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter said today at the Local Government Road Safety Summit that she will target zero deaths on New … Read …

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Road Safety

Three lives saved by Dane who died trying to catch school bus

She told how the family are now campaigning for better road safety measures in the Sallins area, to ensure that this tragedy does not happen to anyone else. Bernie said that the large Castlefen estate that Dane lived in has no pedestrian crossing at the entrance, and that children have …

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Distracted Driving

Walking without distraction

It's irrefutable that texting while driving can be dangerous, leading to injury and death. Thus, laws against distracted driving. Sensible. But how about texting and walking? Anecdotal evidence has shown that distracted walkers can stub their toes, fall, wander into the street, walk into streetlights and … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Belfast Police beat

Mary Seekings, 22, of Hampden, was issued a summons for speeding 60 mph in a 55 mph zone on Bangor Road in Prospect. Robert W. Vermilyea, 25, of Northport, was issued summonses for operating an unregistered vehicle (150+ days) and an inspection sticker violation on Belmont Avenue. Read More

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Distracted Driving

WENY News – PA State Police To Crack Down on Distracted Driving

(WENY) – Law enforcement in Pennsylvania will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of their "U Drive. U Text. U Pay." campaign from April 12th to April 16th. Police say distracted driving takes on many forms, such as talking on the phone, adjusting the radio, applying makeup, eating …

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Distracted Driving

GETTING THERE: Heads up, work zone ahead

“We know that 94 percent of crashes are caused by driver behavior, so we're working hard to educate the public on the responsibility they have to keep our roadways safe,” Janet Brooking, executive director of DRIVE SMART Virginia, said in a press release. “Distraction is enough of a problem without … …

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Distracted Driving

Walking without distraction

It's irrefutable that texting while driving can be dangerous, leading to injury and death. Thus, laws against distracted driving. Sensible. But how about texting and walking? Anecdotal evidence has shown that distracted walkers can stub their toes, fall, wander into the street, walk into streetlights and … Read More

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