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Distracted Driving

At least 48 killed in Iowa traffic crashes over first two months of 2018

Distracted driving may've been a factor in both incidents. “Both accidents were head-on crashes,” Ludwig said. “We don't know if alcohol, texting, or anything played a factor in that – but you have to wonder when someone crosses over the center line if there's something more than driving going on.”. …

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AZ Senate panel approves bill that stiffens penalties for wrong-way driving

HB 2243 addresses the former with new penalties for those who are stopped on freeways driving against traffic. That includes a $500 civil penalty plus mandatory attendance at traffic survival school. And those who are legally intoxicated face a Class 5 felony, meaning up to 18 months in state prison. …

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post car you drove during your driving lessons.

post car you drove during your driving lessons. – "/o/ – Auto" is 4chan's imageboard for discussing cars and motorcycles. Read More

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Cal State Fullerton men’s basketball hits the road and hopes to finish season strong at Cal State …

Allman feels his game, as well as Ahmad and Rowe's, rise to another level when they share the ball. “It makes them harder to guard because people start to respect their passing ability,” Allman said. “People may fall asleep on me to help on Khalil and Jackson too much, so …

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Road Safety

Roads, school officials share snow, ice removal process in Sequim

While some of us wake up to a dusting of snow on our lawn and ice on our windshields, a select few have been on the roads hours before clearing a safe path for Sequim. With more snow tentative in certain parts of the area this week, leaders with different …

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Road Safety

Town goes without flashing speed warning signs because its lampposts can’t take their weight

A campaign to improve road safety in Stroud has stalled because the town's lampposts can't take the weight of speed warning signs. The town council launched the road safety campaign after receiving a grant from the Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner for four vehicle activated signs. Read More

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Road Safety

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new report by the Road Safety Authority, published today, states that little conclusive evidence is currently available to support or rebut claims that minimum passing distance legislation will specifically address cyclist fatalities. However, it states that greater awareness by both motorists and cyclists … Read More

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Road Safety

Motorists to get penalty points for driving too close to cyclists

The Government is to introduce legislation to make motorists keep a distance of between 1 metre and 1.5 meters when passing cyclists. Breaches of the new rules will attract three penalty points and an €80 fine, Minister for Transport Shane Ross said. A report carried out by the Road Safety …

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Distracted Driving

Making a call while driving could be your most expensive mistake

… of penalty points doubling from three to six. The stiffer punishments are designed to reduce fatal accidents caused by drivers texting, making calls or using online maps. They apply even if you are standing still at traffic lights or queueing in traffic with your engine running, or using a …

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Distracted Driving

OPINION: This dangerous habit is killing people on our roads

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said 27 fatalities, or 11 per cent of the road toll, could be attributed to driver distraction. We need to think about that – more than two dozen people could still be alive if not for driver distraction. We need to make it …

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