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I-80 safety fence raises concerns in Pa.

Editor's note: This story is one of several in a series analyzing the potential impacts of the NJ DOT's I-80 Westbound Rockfall Mitigation Project. Check back next week for the continuing coverage. DELAWARE WATER GAP — A New Jersey highway safety project has people in the Poconos talking. Read More

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Kenneth ‘Ken’ Smith — Rochester

In 1986, Ken began a long career with Rochester School Bus Company. He began this journey as a Zips bus driver and also drove coach evening and weekends. When the company sold to Laidlaw, Ken began driving East Lot Shuttle for Mayo employees. He also had an afternoon school route. …

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Bus Driver Removed from Position for Praying with Students

A school bus driver has been punished for praying with students on his bus, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “You've got the freedom to exercise your religious beliefs,” maintained George Nathaniel, the driver who was removed from his route last week by Quality Care Transportation. Read More

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Interactive Program Teaches Safe Driving at North Stafford High School

From Stafford Public Schools. On Wednesday, May 2, North Stafford High School students will experience the dangers of distracted driving through an interactive program from traffic safety non-profit DRIVE SMART Virginia. The program includes a behind-the-wheel simulator that uses a 3D headset to … Read More

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Road Safety

Bike stencils stamped into Carbon Canyon

More than 55 stencils were stamped into the lanes on Carbon Canyon Road by Caltrans last Saturday in an attempt to advise drivers to share the road with bicyclists. Of that amount, 32 were stenciled in the hairpins and the rest were spread out from the county line near Sleepy …

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Road Safety

Our View: As highway work heats up, keep tempers cool

It slows us down and frequently subjects us to the worst instincts of those with whom we share the road. … In 2015, the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration says there was a work zone crash every 5.4 minutes, on average — and about 70 crashes each day …

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Wetzel County group hopes changes will be adopted for safer roads

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. — An organization in Wetzel County hopes to convince the state Division of Highways to adopt a set of safety practices to include road use permits for the oil and gas industry. “We have a tremendous number of trucks. We're seeing hundreds of trucks a day and …

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Road Safety

Voters to decide fate of T-SPLOST May 22

One of the projects is Kings Road safety enhancements. A four-way stop is planned at the intersection of Kings and Stembridge roads, he said. In addition, both roads will be widened by two feet on both sides. Guardrails also will be installed where GDOT officials feel it will benefit motorists …

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Road Safety

MP, MLAs in committee formed to reduce road accidents in district

Nagpur: Now, Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha will be chairman of district road safety committee (DRSC) that will comprise members of legislative assembly, mayor, district collector, superintendent of police, representatives from government organizations like NHAI, state public works department, … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Interactive Program Teaches Safe Driving at North Stafford High School

From Stafford Public Schools. On Wednesday, May 2, North Stafford High School students will experience the dangers of distracted driving through an interactive program from traffic safety non-profit DRIVE SMART Virginia. The program includes a behind-the-wheel simulator that uses a 3D headset to … Read More

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