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Road safety a New Year concern

With the Khmer New Year arriving at the end of this week, senior government officials have called for motorists to be extra careful on the roads during the holiday. Presiding over a National Road Safety Week event on Friday, Interior Minister Sar Kheng said he has noticed that the frequency …

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The Soap Box: Govt’s Road Safety Summit has to deliver results

They're calling it the Local Government Road Safety Summit and when it comes to these sorts of meetings, they're nothing new. All freshman governments hold them, it makes them look as though they're doing something about scratching a public itch. The right sounding noises are made by those … Read More

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Fastening seat belt must from April 12

These road safety initiatives have been taken with regard to the high rate of accidents occurring in the state. Speed governors have also been made compulsory for commercial vehicles under the provisions of Motor Vehicle Act. The transport department has also made it mandatory for vehicles to have … Read More

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Distracted Driving

TAPinto Series: In Their Words. Davon Roberts on Crime and Safety

All of are relatively minor, but have an impact on quality of life and perception of a neighborhood. Fines should be levied and become progressive if there is non-compliance. Uniformed personnel should also more regularly engage loiterers, open-carry, texting while driving, use of an illegal/unregistered … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Northam recognizes April 2018 as Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Virginia

In 2017, 842 people were killed on the roadways of Virginia. This represents an 11% increase over the prior year. Distracted driving has been identified as a contributing factor. Although DMV data indicates there were 208 distraction-related fatalities last year, traffic safety advocates believe these … Read More

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Distracted Driving

1 killed, 1 in critical condition after early-morning crash in Burke County

Our primary causations are speed, following too closely, and distracted driving. We can't stress enough how important it is to drive safely by going the speed limit, not following any vehicle too closely, and paying full attention to your driving at all times. Life is precious and way too often …

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Two-wheelers involved in 95% road accidents

Thiruvananthapuram: The statistics of road accidents reported in the year 2017 shows that two-wheeler riders continue to be major troublemakers on … According to road safety consultant Shabeer Mohammed, the main problem was that the two-wheeler riders failed to realize the fact that they were the … Read More

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Technology designed to help Mars rover navigate could help make Northland roads and truck …

Mr Knoche said this was part of NIC's long term project to use technology to improve the safety of Northland roads. "A lot of truck rollovers are caused when the back wheels go off the edge of the road. We're hoping this technology will reduce the amount of truck accidents …

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Road Safety

Where is the concern for road safety?

More than 55,000 vehicles, including 3,740 belonging to different ministries and government agencies, have not renewed their fitness certificates for more than a decade, according to official data. One can only assume that the actual number of such vehicles is much greater, even though some on the list … Read More

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Distracted Driving

More than 12000 motorists fined for using mobile phones while driving in Dubai

He said using a mobile phone for talking, texting or checking social media is classified as a serious offence and is one of the leading cause for major traffic accidents in the emirate. Last year, Dubai Police also warned motorists against eating or drinking behind the wheel. Though it may …

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