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Bakersfield trucking school operator, former DMV worker charged in alleged license scheme

The U.S. Attorney's Office said Pannu operated Skyway Truck Driving School in Bakersfield. If a student couldn't pass the DMV's written exams, Pannu allegedly let the student pay to have their DMV test results altered. Co-defendant Pena worked at a DMV field office and would allegedly get into the test … …

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THS students get pre-prom distracted driving warning

ALABASTER – Thompson High School has hosted several drunk and distracted driving seminars before prom the past few years, but the April 5 event came with extra significance. This year's seminar came several weeks after THS student Camryn Callaway died in a distracted driving accident on … Read More

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Road Safety

Village looking for project input

Another 320 feet of sidewalk from 59 Maple Ave. to Spring Street, curbing, curb ramps, crosswalks and 'Bike Share the Road' signs are also part of the scope. Crosswalks are being proposed at Elm Street, Hilltop Drive, Colonial Drive and Spring Street. “Maple Avenue is our top priority,” Sigeti said. …

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Road Safety

Autonomous Vehicle Policy Legislation Awaits Senate Action

… should happen under a single national framework that applies to all vehicles, regardless of class and any legislation passed by Congress should reflect that,” Cammisa said in a statement to TT. “Cars and trucks share the road together, it only makes sense that they share a single regulatory framework. …

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Road Safety

SGI road safety program expands to La Ronge

McMurchy noted SGI proposed sending the signs after their traffic safety team received a request from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band asking for promotional material. He also said the signs are important because impaired driving is the number one cause of fatalities on Saskatchewan roads, adding there … Read More

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Road Safety

Dunne Speaks: What to do about road safety

The Government's new plans to improve road safety are certainly controversial. They include a variety of measures from greater emphasis on public transport, to lowering speed limits and increasing fuel excise taxes to pay for it all. Leaving aside the issue of whether raising fuel excise taxes breaks the … Read …

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Distracted Driving

NAPA Launches WatchForUs Campaign Launches to Address Distracted Driving

To encourage drivers to slow down and pay attention in roadway work zones, next week the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is … for Traffic Safety Culture Index survey found that about 84 percent of drivers report regularly seeing other drivers using a cellphone for texting while driving. Read More

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Distracted Driving

Officers cracking down on texting while driving

St. Clair County deputies and officers from the Port Huron, St. Clair and Clay Township police departments will be stepping up efforts this month to identify drivers who text and drive, according to a sheriff's office news release. The national "U Drive. U Text. U Pay." high-visibility enforcement campaign … Read …

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Distracted Driving

A lot more Lehigh Valley drivers are getting distracted-driving citations, stats show

The number of drivers who got tickets for distracted driving rose 52 percent overall last year in Pennsylvania, but nearly tripled in Northampton County and more than doubled in Lehigh County, according to data released by the state. But in some parts of the state, the number of people cited …

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Distracted Driving

Our view: Distracted driving on the rise – The Courier: Editorial

Drivers in the AAA survey believe the problem of distracted driving has increased over the past three years, with nearly 50 percent reporting they regularly see drivers emailing or texting while driving. However, federal estimates show the number of distracted driving crashes has dropped 2 percent. Read More

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