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Drivers illegally passing school buses can be ‘just blatant’ in Southern Tier

Different school districts have different experiences with the problem, but according to the New York Association for Pupil Transportation, it's a persistent one. The association estimated 54,962 drivers statewide passed a school bus on a single day in March 2017. Nationwide, authorities have said 10 … Read More

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Driving School

First women-only driving school to open in Belgium

The school will only use female driving instructors. The woman behind the new driving school Samira Masrour told the VRT Radio that she has noticed "that women often feel ill at ease with male instructors." Women only driving schools have existed in the Netherlands for a few years now. Masrour …

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Road Safety

Appointment of a Panel of Social (Behavioural and Economic) Road Safety Researchers for a …

Appointment of a Panel of Social (Behavioural and Economic) Road Safety Researchers for a Period of Three (3) Years REQUIRED AT: National: Road Traffic Management Corporation: Supply Chain Management TENDER NO: RTMC BID 01/2018/ 19 CLOSING DATE: 2018-05-03 at 11:00 … Read More

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Road Safety

Village Way: Safety work on Beckenham road to start

Bromley Council will now build traffic islands on a "frightening" road in Beckenham after long-running campaigns for action to improve safety. In January News Shopper reported how the Village Way safety debate reignited after a video emerged of schoolgirls dangerously trying to cross the road. Read More

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Road Safety

Hyundai rolls out student traffic safety initiative in Saudi Arabia

HYUNDAI Motor Company and its distributors in Saudi Arabia, Wallan Trading Company, Almajdouie Automotive Company and Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Company, have reconfirmed their support for improved road safety, organizing its innovative “Safety Day with Hyundai” initiative a second year … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Eyes on the road

A photo taken from the "Famous Last Words" video, a distracted driving awareness clip, shows an officer finding a cellphone at the scene of fatal accident. The video depicts a young girl named Hannah crashing her vehicle and dying as a result of texting and driving. To watch the full …

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Distracted Driving

The Amesbury Beat: It’s spring and motorcycles are on the roads

Be cautious when making a turn, backing onto the roadway and whenever changing lanes; remember that “motorcycles are everywhere.” The presence of motorcycles on the roadway is another reason why texting and driving don't mix, and using caution while on the cell phone is so important. Patience … Read More

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Distracted Driving

WATCH: Texting and driving: Don’t let your next message be your last

There is simply no excuse for texting while driving or being on a call with phone in hand. According to our sister Caxton publication, Ladysmith Gazette not only is this illegal and subject to a fine of R1500, but taking your eyes off the road for even a second could …

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Distracted Driving

Editorial: Take the wheel, put down the phone

“Everyone is aware of the dangers of distracted driving, but too many drivers continue to break the law on Connecticut's roadways,” said Jim Redeker, state Department of Transportation commissioner. “A recent study found that while more than 80% of drivers believed it was completely unacceptable for … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Sheriff’s office warns against distracted driving

April is designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month by the National Safety Council. Distracted driving is any activity that diverts a driver's attention away from the primary task of driving. Sheriff Mike Evans (R) has initiated several educational and enforcement initiatives in various locations of … Read More

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