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STEVE HENSON: It’s time to fight, really fight, distracted driving

When I was 16, I got two tickets in 20 mph school zones, driving 25 mph once and 32 the other. I lost my license for six months. To this day, I always observe the speed limit in school zones. It's the right thing to do, of course, but the …

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Road Safety

Principals accuse police of inaction

Calcutta: The boys' and girls' principals of the school that lost a student to an accident on Taratala Road on Saturday have accused police of taking their repeated requests for safety measures lightly. Class VIII girl Suhani Gupta, riding a bicycle home after a morning exam, lost control on a …

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Road Safety

Police mull raising road speed limit

However, Nikorn Chamnong, a member of the Leadership Council of the Global Network for Road Safety Legislators, advocated a cautious approach to any change in the law, saying it should be done on a road by road basis. "While we are proposing to increase the speed of the cars on …

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Road Safety

Young and old driving behaviours targeted to cut crashes

The aim of the plan is to deliver "an increased awareness of the dangers from irresponsible driving, resulting in less accidents, leading to safer roads within mid and west Wales and beyond". "Even though road safety has improved considerably in recent years, in 2014, there were a total of 8,208 … …

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT combats distracted driving with “Heads Up” campaign – KTRE.com | Lufkin and …

The main focus of the program, a distracted driving virtual reality experience, is moving through 19 Texas cities. The experience will stop in Amarillo on April 23 at Amarillo High School. Texting while driving is illegal in Texas as of September 2017, and carries a fine of up to $200. …

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Distracted Driving

Commission Zing!s

(Note: Zing!s on this blog are unedited for spelling, grammar and style.) What … DeVoe Moore's article about texting while driving would have been a good one had he not used it to downplay the serious problem of too many guns in the hands of too many people in the …

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Distracted Driving

Police Briefs for Saturday, April 7, 2018

Police once again remind drivers that there are significant penalties for being caught using a handheld communication device while driving. Officers are still pulling over and citing drivers who are caught texting, talking or emailing while behind the wheel. Driving is serious business. It requires the driver … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Illinois State Police conduct roadside safety checks Saturdays in April

Officers will be focused on identifying those driving under the influence, safety belt and child restraint use, speeding, distracted driving and all Illinois Vehicle Code and criminal violations, the statement said. Drivers driving unsafely, driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and transporting … Read More

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT combats distracted driving with “Heads Up” campaign – KTRE.com | Lufkin and …

Nearly one in five crashes in Texas involve distracted driving, and Texas Department of Transportation is fighting back. In partnership with the AT&T's It Can Wait campaign, TxDOT is launching "Heads Up, Texas". Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android. The main focus of the … …

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Distracted Driving

New England states holding campaign against distracted driving

BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – 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 … Read More

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