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Sohar Port and Freezone completes Annual Safety Week Programme

In conjunction with the overall theme of the programme, a defensive driver training and first aid training course took place, alongside a blood donation drive, safety exhibition and mock drills. The courses highlighted the need for road safety and developing lifesaving skills. Suwaid al Shamaisi, executive … Read More

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Road Safety

Safer road signs designed to reduce risk of signs ‘spearing’ into windscreens in car crashes

Engineer John Spathonis knew he had to act when he saw a photo of a fatal car crash in which a road sign had pierced the vehicle's windscreen. A 29-year-old woman had died in the crash near Townsville in north Queensland in 2014. Mr Spathonis said he and his colleagues …

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Distracted Driving

Rochester couple displays their eco-friendly dream home

The dream for a greener future brought one Rochester couple to build the eco-friendly home of their dreams. Ivan and Mary Idso bought the older home and began gutting the entire place to start over from scratch and build an energy efficiency paradise. Some of the features of the home …

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Distracted Driving

Timeline takes shape after Lois Riess’s Arrest

It all started on March 23rd when David Riess was found dead in his home with multiple gunshot wounds. Friends say they hadn't heard from him for a of couple weeks. When authorities showed up to the house, they say he had long been dead. From Blooming Prairie, the investigation …

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School Bus Driver Who Led Prayer with Students Removed from Job

A Minnesota school bus driver claims he was removed from his driving route after leading students in prayer while working. George Nathaniel, who is also a pastor, says his constitutional rights were violated when he asked students to join in on his religious beliefs, The Star Tribune reports. Read More

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Road Safety

​ Road safety drive to start from Monday; accident victims to be remembered

Bareilly: To sensitise road users, the transport department will be observing April 23-28 as 'Road safety week' in the state. The directions were recently issued by the principle secretary of UP to various departments including traffic, UPSRTC, RTO and NHAI. On this occasion, candle-marches and … Read More

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Road Safety

Workshop on Road Safety Audit

Kolkata: A workshop on Road Safety Audit on National Highway 60 and National Highway 117 along with capacity building on road safety issues was held at Nabanna Sabhaghar on Saturday. The workshop was organised by officials of the state Public Works Department (PWD) and IIT Kharagpur. Read More

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Road Safety

Public Transport: 87pc vehicles violate rules

So the law has to be changed,” said Jyotirmoy Barua, also the vice-chairman of Road Safety Foundation, an organisation working for safe road and safe driving. He said more than 50 percent of those killed in road accidents are usually the earners. So, provisions have to be incorporated in the …

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Distracted Driving

West Hennepin Public Safety Report

Driver issued a citation for Texting and Driving and Fail to Drive with Due Care. 2000 County Road 90, Independence. Police and Maple Plain Fire Rescue responded to a male who collapsed while eating dinner and drinking a glass of wine. North Memorial Ambulance arrived and took over care of …

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Distracted Driving

Matters of record received April 21, 2018

Martel L. Riley, 28, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200. Alexas L. Schutta, 24, Superior, driving after suspension, fined $200. Julie M. Thibault, 40, Alborn, texting/use of electronic device while driving, fined $50. Brittni R. Thieling, 27, Moose Lake, use of wireless communications device – compose … Read More

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