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Kanye West Got a Tesla from Elon Musk for Earth Day and He Really Loves It: ‘I’m in the Future’

Kanye West has fully emerged from his months-long ditial silence with a flurry of thoughts, feelings and digital enthusiastic posts. The latest object of his fancy is a gift he appears to have gotten from Elon Musk just in time for Earth Day on Sunday (Apr. 22). In a series …

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Distracted Driving

Using a wearable doesn’t make texting while driving safe, study finds

We all (hopefully) know that using a phone to text while you're driving is incredibly unsafe, but new research suggests that the same is true while using a wearable instead. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Texas, as reported by Phys.org, tasked 20 participants with … …

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Distracted Driving

Wearable devices may lead to distracted driving

Using wearable devices such as Google Glass for texting while driving may be just as dangerous as sending messages with an ordinary cell phone, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found. Researchers led by Murtuza Jadliwala, an assistant professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio … Read …

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Wearable devices may lead to distracted driving: study

Using wearable devices such as Google Glass for texting while driving may be just as dangerous as sending messages with an ordinary cell phone, a study led … Student volunteers were tasked with “driving” in the simulator, using either a smart phone or Google Glass, an optical head-mounted display … Read …

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Distracted Driving

Man alleges distracted driver caused head-on collision in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – A driver alleges a distracted High Ridge man caused a head-on collision in St. Louis. Nashan D. Alexander filed a complaint on April 11 in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Matthew T. Wittman alleging negligence. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on …

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Distracted Driving

Ellen Rohr: Dealing With Distractions

SPRINGFIELD, Mo- KOLR10's financial guru Ellen Rohr is back on Daybreak this morning to talk about dealing with distractions. DANGER! Distracted drivers cause accidents…from texting to eating to using the GPS to shaving…distracted driving causes 18% of all crashes causing injury. But what about … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Travelers Canada Poll Identifies Causes of Distracted Driving

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), today launched its Every Second Matters symposium series in Canada to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage safe behaviours behind the … Read More

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Driving School

Crystal Lake police initiative looks to combat distracted driving

The second annual Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week, from Monday through Friday, is a coordinated effort between the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, AAA, Illinois State Police, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association and … Read More

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Simon Delaney on cars and road rage: ‘I do get the odd plank who shouts at me on the road’

Any bad habits? Plenty. Lots of bad language, and overuse of the phone, which I've now stopped after filming How's your Driving? for RTÉ. Ever crashed, got a ticket or points? … A very patient man from my local driving school in Raheny, Dublin. My late father would never have …

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Road Safety

Renault Commences Road Safety Week

Renault India has kick-started the 'National Road Safety Week' from today in association with SIAM-SAFE (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers-Society of Automotive Fitness and Environment). The road safety week will be held at all Renault dealerships across the country till 30th April 2018. Read More

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