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Distracted Driving

Putnam: The Myth of Multitasking: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In Texas, it is estimated one in five traffic crashes are caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign to remind drivers to stay focused on … …

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Road Safety

Changes coming to winter road rules

Enhancing road-maintenance contractor monitoring and auditing, leveraging new tools and technology, like road weather stations, variable speed limit systems and GPS tracking of snow plows. • More support for the Winter Driving Safety Alliance through a specific winter driving campaign, to promote … Read More

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Road Safety

Agricultural vehicle crash probe

James Cook University researchers are calling on the public to help them find ways to improve road safety by minimising accidents involving large agricultural vehicles. Meanwhile, the National Farmers Federation has called on landowners to have their say on proposed quad-bike regulations in a bid to … Read More

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Road Safety

UAE rolls out AI to cut road project duration by 54%

The 12.5km Kalba Ring Road is expected to divert truck movement away from the internal roads of Kalba city, thereby increasing road safety, easing traffic flow, and reducing the average journey time by 16 minutes. Upon completion, the road will also facilitate traffic and transport to the Khatm Melaha … Read …

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Distracted Driving

For safety’s sake, motorists urged to avoid distracted driving | Editorial

In fact, at any given daylight moment across America, about 660,000 drivers are using cellphones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, a number that has held steady … “After several years of trying to fight texting and driving, we are not seeing any evidence that it is working,” Leonbruno said. …

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Distracted Driving

The Rant

If we are to stop mass shootings by banning guns, let's ban another kind of mass killing — cell phones. Stop texting while driving. Columnist Ron Hart proves weekly, through humor, one can tell the truth. I am boycotting all of the companies that dropped advertising on Laura Ingraham. Please …

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Distracted Driving

For safety’s sake, motorists urged to avoid distracted driving | Editorial

There are also distracted–driving crashes in which technology plays no role. Gullett cited a recent crash probed by the OHP Chardon Post involving a semi truck crashing into another vehicle. The truck driver admitted to reaching down into a cup holder looking for something and taking his eyes off the … …

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Distracted Driving

‘I hear sirens … all the time’: Residents concerned about Carolina Trace intersection

Not all accidents at the intersection can be contributed to speed or a faulty light, as distracted driving can play a part, though it's difficult to pinpoint those causes. Several residents also reference the age of Carolina Trace's population, as it is a popular retirement destination. Delayed reaction time can …

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Driving School

Vijayawada: Abandoned vehicles occupy space in Swaraj Maidan

On a daily basis, the ground is being used by youngsters and motor driving schools to teach the basics of driving to learners. Apart from these, every now and then some or the other expo is conducted here. Empty and partially-filled water bottles, plastic waste, cartons, among others are scattered …

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Driving School

It became known as the driving school are cheating their customers

If the person does not pass the exam, then he has two weeks to prepare for the retake, and driving schools often offer lessons for a fee. Often it happens that the driving schools do not include the cost of combustive-lubricating materials that the student learns only when the training …

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