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Distracted Driving

Melbourne police note distracted drivers, Apollo Blvd. speeders, Wickham-Sarno violators

One driver was going 87 mph in a 45 mph zone," Mall said. That reckless speeder was rocketing along Apollo Boulevard near Orlando Melbourne International Airport. Desormier, who supervises the department's traffic unit, said he was surprised by the number of speeders along Apollo Boulevard. Read More

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Driving School

School bus driver braids hair every morning for student who lost her mother

A kind bus driver in Utah has been styling the hair of an 11-year-old student whose mother died two years ago. Tracy Dean, 47, who has been driving a bus for Alpine School District for 10 years, recently began braiding the hair of a young student on her morning route, …

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Road Safety

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

The Amesbury Beat: It's spring and motorcycles are on the roads … Motorcycle safety is something for everyone to practice because we all share the road. A crash … The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association, MassDOT, Massachusetts Highway Safety and many others have joined Gov. Charlie Baker … Read More

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Road Safety

RSA loosen truck driver rest rules amid ongoing fodder crisis

There has been on-going liaison over the past few days between the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Road Safety Authority about HGV transport operations associated with the delivery of animal fodder during the current fodder … Read More

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Road Safety

What happens when speed-limit sign brings traffic to a near standstill?

The city is already removing a brand new speed limit sign it put in to keep students safe in one midtown neighbourhood, saying despite "a lot of positive feedback" it was having … The pilot project is part of the city's Vision Zero road safety plan, which aims to eliminate …

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Road Safety

FRSC rescued 1071 from crashes during Easter

The Federal Road Safety Corps said it rescued 1,071 persons in 160 crashes nationwide which involved 1,150 people during the Easter special patrol which lasted from Wednesday, March 28 to Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The Corps revealed that there was a significant increase in the number of people … Read More

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Distracted Driving

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

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 and courtesy are two things we don't see on the roadway much anymore and can often contribute to a crash. Motorcyclists need …

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Distracted Driving

Drivers are texting, eating and not paying attention | Thumbs down

We expected Melbourne police to issue a lot of tickets during a traffic crackdown this week, but we're alarmed that 40 percent of drivers observed during the three-day operation were texting, eating or otherwise distracted. Our Editorial Board has called for a ban on texting and driving but the Legislature … …

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Distracted Driving

Arrive Alive TourĀ® coming to Upsala High School

UNITE's Arrive Alive TourĀ® program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and several other resources to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving and intoxicated driving. The simulator lets participants experience the potential consequences of distracted and impaired driving in a … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Is a text worth a life? April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month (video)

Texting and driving is illegal for all drivers in Colorado, but distracted driving continues to be a growing problem across the state. According to CDOT, distracted drivers cause an average of 40 accidents each day in Colorado, and distracted driving fatalities are on the rise. A recent survey of Colorado … …

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