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Distracted Driving

Bluffton targets distracted drivers

The Town of Bluffton along with the Bluffton Police Department are working to make sure Bluffton's roads become safer, and will soon be rolling out the next phase of their distracted driving campaign. Last Fall, they started the campaign, which consists of three stages: engagement, education, and … Read More

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Driving School

Georgian shoots at traffic, praised school killer

Before he settled into brush with a pistol and took aim at passing cars on a Georgia highway, Rex Whitmire Harbour wrote about his admiration for the Parkland shooting suspect, who is accused of killing 17 people in February. But the outcome was different for Harbour. He wounded three passing … …

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Road Safety

Quad bike negotiations: Industry rates safety experts as ‘zeros’

Mr Weber told Fairfax that Mr Kebschull resigned because he believed the Australian government was "experimenting with the public". This comment infuriated Emeritus Professor Raphael Grzebieta from UNSW (who scored three stars) and a former president of the Australasian College of Road Safety. Read More

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Road Safety

Driving lesson changes: learner drivers allowed on motorways from next month

RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams said: “We welcome the news that learner drivers will be allowed to take lessons on the motorway, something that motorists we surveyed were overwhelmingly supportive of. “While motorways are statistically our safest roads, it can be daunting using them for the … Read More

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Road Safety

Road fatalities and injuries continue to grow in Tasmania

Alarmingly, Tasmania was one of only two states where fatalities have spiked since the Australian Automobile Association's National Road Safety Strategy was rolled out in 2011. In the 12 months to March, 43 people died on Tasmanian roads, compared to 31 deaths in the previous 12-month period. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Police: Mainer texting, driving drunk leads to car going into bushes

State police said a drunken driver, who was also texting while driving, went off the road in Bridgewater on Saturday evening. They said 34-year-old Ashley Spinney, of Caribou, drove off the side of the road and into trees while southbound on US Highway 1. Police said she admitted to texting …

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Distracted Driving

Police: Mainer texting, driving drunk leads to car going into bushes

State police said a drunken driver, who was also texting while driving, went off the road in Bridgewater on Saturday evening. They said 34-year-old Ashley Spinney, of Caribou, drove off the side of the road and into trees while southbound on US Highway 1. Police said she admitted to texting …

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Driving School

Don’t blame parents for NYC’s failing schools

So black parents who opt out of lower-performing local schools in favor of better district and charter schools are driving the trend. But so are white parents in higher-income neighborhoods, where “parents' satisfaction with their local schools is often higher, so the proportion of children enrolled in their … Read More

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Driving School

Texting and driving don’t mix

CRIVITZ — Crivitz High School students got a dose of reality after seeing what can happen when someone texts and drives. Nearly 200 students learned about the dangers of using phones while driving during AT&T's “It can Wait” assembly Wednesday in the school gymnasium. The assembly was part … Read More

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Road Safety

Is it time to re-think our road safety strategy?

Australia's road safety strategy has come into the spotlight once again after fresh figures revealed the national toll is growing. Despite the advent of smarter, safer cars and a higher concentration on speed enforcement, road fatalities grew 2.9 per cent in the 12 months to March 2018, according to … Read …

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