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3 Charged With DUI Over Easter Weekend: Northbrook Crimes

… Bingham Circle in Mundelein, was arrested at 3:10 p.m. on April 2 in the 600 block of Waukegan Road and charged with driving under the influence and driving under the influence with a blood alcohol concentration above 0.08. He was also ticketed for distracted driving, "ear buds," improper lane …

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Distracted Driving

Talking, not just texting, distracts Pa. drivers | Editorial

Drivers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey don't need statistical evidence to understand the dangers of distracted driving — they witness it on the roads every day, often in connection with cell phone use. Pennsylvania prohibits texting while driving and wearing earphones at the wheel, but not conversing … Read More

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Road Safety

Modified pickups are too dangerous

Working as a paramedic, I see the results. A minor accident with proper bumper height becomes serious or fatal with a raised bumper. Why should someone's selfishness in having a raised, modified, heavy vehicle put all other road users at risk? Const. Sarah Beckett could have been any one of …

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Distracted Driving

Campaign cracks down on texting while driving

Police will step up patrols and will enforce the law against texting while driving. Berrien County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Robert Boyce said in a news release that the National U Drive, U Text, U Pay campaign has two goals – to enforce anti-texting laws, and to make drivers aware of …

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Distracted Driving

New England States to Crack Down on Distracted Driving

BOSTON (AP) – The six New England states are joining forces for what is being called the region's first coordinated public education campaign against distracted driving. The campaign includes a public service announcement that features police officers for each of the six states. The officers discuss their … Read More

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Troopers on lookout for distracted drivers

She was booked into the Stark County Jail on misdemeanor charges of texting while driving, the marked-lanes violation and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. (The Canton Repository does not typically name misdemeanor crime suspects.) She spent the night in jail. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Campaign cracks down on texting while driving

Police will step up patrols and will enforce the law against texting while driving. Berrien County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Robert Boyce said in a news release that the National U Drive, U Text, U Pay campaign has two goals – to enforce anti-texting laws, and to make drivers aware of …

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Road Safety

Transport plan sparks front page road rage

It is a major shift being proposed: spending on public transport, safety and regional roads as well as the big roads in or near the big centres. The National Party went into the election promising to spend billions on what it called Roads of National Significance. But much of the …

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Road Safety

Nitin David – A pioneer, for whom safety of life holds great value

However, like every year, efforts in this direction could not bring about desired results, as neither the citizens themselves nor administration is concerned about road safety and public life. But, here is a man working relentlessly to overcome odds and forging ahead with his mission of creating public … Read More

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Road Safety

451-km coastal highway soon

Padhi advised the NHAI to preserve the coastal character of the proposed highway. He also wanted that the tourism, commercial port and public benefit prospects should be kept in view while finalising the alignment of the highway. The Chief Secretary emphasised that road safety should be given … Read More

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