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Distracted Driving

MSP raises awareness during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — The Michigan State Police is reminding drivers to keep their eyes on the road. The MSP is honoring Distracted Driving Awareness Month by informing drivers of just how dangerous looking away can be. Trooper Mike Moyes has been patrolling … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Keep eyes and focus on the road

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Norwalk Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to keep their eyes and … Sending or receiving a text message takes a driver's eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving the …

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Distracted Driving

Maine joins in New England campaign to end distracted driving

The first New England-wide effort to address the importance of paying attention while driving launched today. The campaign, called "Just Drive New England" will take place during the month of April as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It includes a TV ad featuring police from each … Read More

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Ed Pratt: A letter than can save your life in traffic

Do you know that statistics show people like you that drive while sending or reading text messages are 23 times more likely to be involved in a car crash than other drivers? A crash typically happens within an average of three seconds after a driver is distracted. I know when …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 Review

Like us journos, they needed to have completed the Level 4 Porsche Sport Driving School course in a 911 GT3 at Queensland Raceway, hold a CAMS 2S race licence, wear a helmet and sign their lives away. But while the Porsche owners drove their own cars (at considerable cost) we …

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Kenneth W. Meier

After retiring from teaching, he started his own driving school, Cascade School of Driving. Through the years, he was considered a “favorite teacher” by so many. Ken was a faithful layman at West Valley Church of the Nazarene in the music ministry and as Sunday school teacher and board member. …

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Waldo County Sheriff’s beat: Drowsy driving accidents, OUI, school zone speeding

Leslie R. Kristeller, 59, of Lincolnville, was issued a summons for speeding 42 mph in a 15 mph school one on Hope Road in Lincolnville. Deputy McDonald responded to the scene of a deer v. vehicle accident on Albion Road in Unity. The 2010 Toyota sustained functional damage and the …

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Road Safety

Peachtree City shuts down plan letting government choose house colors

Officials on Thursday unanimously rejected an ordinance that would have restricted paint choices for homes in the Fayette County city known for golf carts that share the road with SUVs and strict zoning laws that stipulate large house lot sizes. The proposed law would have restricted color choices to … Read …

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Road Safety

Bikes should learn to share the road — George Sutton

Spring is here, and soon Wisconsin drivers will be inundated by bicycles on almost every road. Warnings will be everywhere for drivers to "watch for bikers." Because many of these bikers seem to ignore many of the traffic signs, how about a campaign to have these bikers "watch out for …

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Road Safety

Simon Wilson: 10 pieces of nonsense they’re talking about transport

10. We can't do much about road safety. Reducing the carnage on our roads is the top policy goal of the new transport framework, but many commentators mutter than maybe it just can't be done. The death rate on New Zealand roads has risen sharply in just the last few …

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