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Police targeting school pick up and drop off times to catch drink-driving mums

Mothers caught drink driving behind the wheel with their children in the car will be publicly named and shamed, the New South Wales Police Assistant Commissioner has warned. Police have upped the ante in their tough crackdown against drink driving to target school pick-up and drop-off times to catch … Read …

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Road Safety

Florence Downtown Roll and Cycling Festival coming June 23

What started as a fundraising challenge to cyclist Janet Brand from her pastor Chris Handley at First Presbyterian Church, in 2010 Brand created “Pedal for PADD,” a sponsored long-distance road bike ride, where proceeds were donated to Presbyterian Agency for the Developmentally Disabled (PADD) … Read More

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Road Safety

Driver captures lucky escape outside Katherine

The incident came during National Road Safety Week and follows the launch of the Gunner Government's Towards Zero Road Safety Action Plan, which highlighted 11 key priority areas to decrease the Territory road toll. So far this year 20 people have lost their lives on Territory roads, up from 12 …

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Road Safety

Driver behaviour in South Canterbury criticised

A damning report into South Canterbury drivers' behaviour reveals that the numbers of crashes have increased by a "disproportional rate". The report, which will go to the Timaru District Council's infrastructure committee meeting on Tuesday, requests an increase to the region's road safety funding from … Read More

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Road Safety

Jump in Kiwi drivers fleeing police and more getting jailed for it

Road safety campaigner Clive Matthew-Wilson largely blamed video games for the problem which mostly came from members of the "X-Box generation". "The current tsunami of young adults fleeing police is being driven by video games, boredom, unemployment and an anti-authoritarian attitude … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Bad driving habits

Drunk driving: Alcoholism and drug addiction are enemies of driving. They work on the brain, thereby creating effects, such as slow reaction time, wrong judgment, blurred vision and aggressiveness among others. Distraction: Drivers must avoid distractions such as making or receiving calls, texting, … Read More

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Distracted Driving

State police encourage safe driving during prom, graduation season

State police aim to modify teen driving behaviors such as distractions, carelessness, fatigue and inexperience, which combined with drugs or alcohol, can be lethal. State police will be conducting “Seat Belt Enforcement Zones” in additions to the direct patrols with the goal of concentrated efforts toward … Read More

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Driving School

Jim Lobdell

A former high school teacher, he founded Teachers' Curriculum Institute, the nation's most innovative K-12 social studies curriculum, Challenge Success, a research-based non-profit driving school reform, and Balance Sports Publishing, the publishing arm of Positive Coaching Alliance. He is currently a … Read More

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Road Safety

Villagers sip Cuban rum and enjoy music during neighborhood trip to Havana

HAVANA, Cuba – A bustling, high-energy city, Havana also is a throwback to an earlier era, where 60-year-old U.S. cars share the road with … Read More

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Road Safety

Letters to the Editor for May 6, 2018

We need drivers to slow down and to share the road. We need a solution to create safe routes for runners, walkers and cyclists around town. We need … Read More

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