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New Glasgow asks municipal units to share cost of access to Aberdeen Hospital ER

New Glasgow is currently asking other Pictou County units to cost share the access road running to the Aberdeen's new emergency department from … Read More

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Road Safety

A-State to Conduct Bicycle Safety Events and Activities

“We want to emphasize both parts of road safety,” UPD Chief Randy Martin said. “Drivers have an obligation to make safe passes around cyclists, and … Read More

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Distracted Driving

‘Ghost bus’ dragnet nabs drivers for texting, seatbelts

From the privileged vantage point of an unmarked white tour bus (with tinted windows, no less), agents of Contrôle routier Québec (CRQ) and the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) had a field day on Tuesday, catching drivers talking or texting on their cellphones and/or not wearing their seatbelts. “The objective is … …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Taxiing a Factor in Ground Incidents and Runway Incursions

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've likely seen some type of anti-texting-while-driving campaign, even where it has not yet been outlawed. While it's obvious that taking your eyes off the road while driving can lead to collisions, it's also human nature to multitask — tune the radio, drink …

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Distracted Driving

Texting citations climb for 4th straight year during distracted driving campaign

From a motorist texting with both hands while driving with his knees to a driver reading a book at every stop light, law enforcement found drivers not getting the message that distractions are putting lives at risk on Minnesota roads. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety … …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Taxiing a Factor in Ground Incidents and Runway Incursions

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've likely seen some type of anti-texting–while–driving campaign, even where it has not yet been outlawed. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Texting citations climb for 4th straight year during distracted driving campaign

From a motorist texting with both hands while driving with his knees to a driver reading a book at every stop light, law enforcement found drivers not … Read More

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Distracted Driving

How to use your smartphone responsibly? Keep it far, far away from you

“In a poignant twist, then, this means that when we are successful at … has done for people can be undermined through texting while driving or gaming … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Taxiing a Factor in Ground Incidents and Runway Incursions

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've likely seen some type of anti-texting-while–driving campaign, even where it has not yet been outlawed. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Division of Highways prepares for more I-64 construction in Putnam

He pointed to speeding and distracted driving as possible factors in the increase of accidents. “The key thing is to slow down and pay attention,” Chapman said. Gillispie said that speed and distracted driving not only are factors in the recent accidents, but also imperil the lives of workers. “I …

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