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FRSC to motorists: Watch out for fallen trees

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists, especially those on highways, to watch out for obstructions caused by fallen trees. The Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, gave the advice in a road safety alert issued on Saturday night. ALSO READ: FRSC Ondo Sector … Read More

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Road Safety

Our Community: Fundraiser aims to restock food bank

The RID 911 program, supported by communities, police services, MADD Canada and other road–safety organizations, is another anti-impaired-driving initiative that encourages the public to call 911 to report suspected impaired drivers. Overall, more than 86,500 drivers affected by alcohol or drugs have … Read More

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Road Safety

Manitoba First Nation calls for safety measures on road where three boys killed by alleged drunk …

A Manitoba chief is calling for bike paths along an unpaved road into the northern community where three young boys were killed by an alleged drunk driver. Mattheo Moore-Spence, 11; Terrence Spence, 13; and Keethan Lobster, 11, were walking and riding bikes April 28 when they were hit on the … …

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Distracted Driving

State police arrest Caribou woman for OUI

The driver, Ashley Spinney, 34, of Caribou, told police that texting and driving led to the crash, Quint said in the release. But after further investigation, Quint arrested Spinney for both OUI and for violating her conditions of release. Quint said in the release that Spinney was previously arrested for …

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Distracted Driving

Woman charged with OUI in Bridgewater crash

Police say Spinney admitted to texting while driving and was not injured in the crash. After an investigation, police charged Spinney with operating under the influence and for violating her current conditions of release. Police say Spinney was previously arrested for OUI and is scheduled to appear in … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Police issue distracted driving reminder following rollover crash

The accident occurred when the driver looked down to change the radio station. Maine State Police Trooper Adam Pierson said, “At that point, he struck the second vehicle, causing the second vehicle to go off the right side of the interstate and the vehicle ended up in the median side …

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Driving School

Districts seek drivers

Although Scio is not among them, school districts across the nation say they've been experiencing a bus driver shortage in recent years and are scrambling for new recruits. The National Association for Pupil Transportation conducted driver shortage surveys in both 2016 and 2017. In both years, they … Read More

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Driving School

On the road again: Karen Robinson marks 50th year driving buses for the Scio School District

SCIO — Like so many things, it was supposed to be temporary. Karen Robinson was a young mother with two children not yet in school when her great-uncles came to her for help. The men had a business at the time driving buses for the Scio School District. "We need …

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Road Safety

Lessons help keep kids safe on Tasmanian roads

Road Safety Advisory Council chairman Garry Bailey said the winning video reminded people to be a real mate. “It really targets a message that young people — whether they are the driver or not — should look after each other,” he said. Runner-up Jay Yearsley of Rosny College won five …

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Road Safety

Road safety strategy under fire as toll rises

Today's Benchmarking the National Road Safety Strategy report shows all Australian states remain above the strategy's notional targets to reduce road fatalities by 30 per cent through the decade to 2020, with 1270 Australians losing their lives on our roads in the year to March. For the first time, the … …

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