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Distracted Driving

Our View: Another legislative session of meddling and inaction

Throw in another year without a statewide distracted driving bill and more interference with municipal home rule, and it was a session in which Flagstaff and northern Arizona were largely ignored again. Except for that 20 percent teacher pay raise over three years. As we pointed out last week, without …

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Road Safety

Plea to drivers after Riley, six, lucky to escape accident

… used to inform decision making about a variety of potential traffic calming and road safety measures – including signage, speed limits, and speed humps." People can email, call or write to the highways team to highlight road safety concerns and details are available through the county council website, … Read …

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Road Safety

Encroachments lead to accidents: Govt

The Delhi Government's Transport Department came up with a draft policy on road safety that identifies encroachments as one of the reasons behind road accidents and calls for recognition of rights of pedestrians. The draft policy is now placed in the public domain by the Transport Department. Further … Read More

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Road Safety

Linedancers died holding hands in Victorian crash

“This weekend, that just smashed those figures out of the water and just highlighted to us all we need to work together with road safety, we need to take individual responsibility, we need to drive to the conditions.” On Sunday morning one driver lost control and went through a farm …

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Distracted Driving

People in Business

Debra Mathis of McCutchen-Sexton Law Firm in Fort Smith received the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association's Paralegal/Legal Assistant award in recognition of her “outstanding services to and support of the legal profession and ATLA.” Mathis facilitated the law firm's Distracted Driving Safety Project with … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Naudia Carach Of Bratt Honored At Safe America Foundation Symposium

The teen team will serve as a youth educating youth program and will cover topics such as cyber safety, active shooter, bullying, and distracted driving. If you are a teen or parent who would like more information on the “team” email safeteenteam@gmail.com. Pictured top Naudia Carach and Puerto Rico … Read …

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Driving School

Bus drivers upset with district

One incident involving a Kankakee school bus attracted much attention on social media last month. A bus driver declined to start driving after school from Steuben Elementary School because of alleged disciplinary problems. In this case, First Student released video from cameras in the front and back of … Read More

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Driving School

Life in the fast lane

“It was a racing school for kids driving go-karts for the first time, and it was a reward for achieving Honor Roll in the fourth grade. I was immediately hooked, and because of my performance the instructor of the school suggested that I compete in their league championship series. Just …

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Driving School

LIBRARY CORNER: William Jeanes Memorial Library offers new clubs, events for teens, families

Teens getting ready to drive (or who have recently earned their license) and their parents are invited for our New Driver Safety Course for Teens and Their Parents. PA certified driving instructor Todd Avery will teach essential safety techniques for distracted and defensive driving, difficult driving … Read More

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Road Safety

‘In the blink of an eye’: Victoria’s weekend road tragedy

It was one in a series of crashes that claimed the lives of eight people in 24 hours on Victoria's roads, marking a tragic end to National Road Safety Week. Assistant Commissioner Fryer said there was nothing the driver of the Kia could have done to avoid the crash. "We've …

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