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Distracted Driving

New England States Team up on Distracted Driving PSA

New England States Team up on Distracted Driving PSA. The six New … New England states do not share all of the same laws when it comes to distracted driving. Connecticut, New … Maine and Massachusetts prohibit drivers from texting while driving, but do not outlaw all use of handheld …

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Distracted Driving

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Texting and driving. AAA Texas, the auto club, has launched an initiative to warn about the perils of using a cell phone while driving. It has titled the effort, "Don't Drive Intoxicated – Don't Drive Intexicated," and aims to make distracted driving more socially unacceptable, according to a press release. …

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Driving School

Driver crashes at school gates after falling asleep behind the wheel

A driver smashed his powerful BMW at a primary school's gates after falling asleep at the wheel. William Munro, 37, was so exhausted after caring for his terminally-ill mother that he nodded off while driving. He had been up all night looking after his mum when he ploughed into a …

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Road Safety

Timidity and blind side-picking gets us nowhere

Tilting spending towards public transport, improving road safety amid rising road injuries and deaths, and better walking and cycling, were met with similar shrill opposition. This, despite knowing for decades that building more roads doesn't reduce congestion, and public transport relieves congestion. Read More

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Road Safety

55000 without fitness clearance

Talking to The Daily Star last week, Mahbub-E-Rabbani, director (road safety) of BRTA, said as per the Motor Vehicles Ordinance 1983, it is mandatory to receive fitness certificate every year from the authority. Operating vehicles without fitness certificate is punishable offence and one may face jail and … Read More

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Road Safety

Truckies back State road strategy plan

The strategy will identify and prioritise specific infrastructure upgrades, technological solutions and policy measures that will enhance road safety and freight transport productivity. It will also provide the context for business cases to be developed for road, rail, intermodal and port projects for the next 10 … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Be a Smart, Not a Distracted Driver

This can come in three main forms: Visual distractions, such as taking your eyes off the road while texting, reading or grooming. Manual distractions, like removing your hands from the wheel to eat, change the radio or program your GPS. Cognitive distractions, in which drivers become mentally distracted … Read More

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT combats distracted driving with “Heads Up” campaign

Nearly one in five crashes in Texas involve distracted driving, and Texas Department of Transportation is fighting back. In partnership … 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 …

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Distracted Driving

Be a Smart, Not a Distracted Driver

Each April, we bring attention to one of the worst epidemics on the road: distracted driving. Currently throughout the United States, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cellphones or electronic devices while driving. If a driver isn't paying 100 percent attention to the road, it can result in potentially … Read More

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Distracted Driving

TxDOT combats distracted driving with “Heads Up” campaign

TxDOT combats distracted driving with "Heads Up" campaign … Nearly one in five crashes in Texas involve distracted driving, and Texas Department of Transportation is fighting back. … The main focus of the program, a distracted driving virtual reality experience, is moving through 19 Texas cities. Read More

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