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Distracted Driving

Barone Shares Message of Mindful Self Compassion to Think and Drive Audience

Students first heard from Cassondra Grogan from Mitchell who talked about the injuries she received from an accident she caused because she was texting while driving. Derek Bietelspacher from Mobridge then shared his story about living a life of addiction and substance abuse starting at age 15– and … Read More

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TN officials campaign against distracted driving

UNION CITY, TN (KFVS) -. Officials in Tennessee are coming together to stop distracted driving in April. The Union City Police Department is partnering with the Tn Highway Safety Office to promote the Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving campaign for the fourth year. April is nationally recognized as … Read …

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Sheriff issues warning to drivers in Ford County

“Speeding and distracted driving have played a large role into most of these crashes,” Doran said. This month alone, a Champaign woman was killed March 17 in a two-car collision near Paxton; a Michigan woman was killed March 15 in a two-vehicle accident near Piper City; and a rural Loda …

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Affectiva’s Automotive AI could keep distracted and drowsy drivers from causing accidents

Affectiva this week announced its Automotive AI platform for monitoring humans. If the idea of a robot watching you while you drive bothers you, consider that most accidents are caused by distracted drivers. An AI that knows whether you're paying attention or not could potentially save as many lives as … …

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Distracted Driving Campaign results

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region participated in the Provincial Distracted Driving Campaign which took place from March 12, 2018-March 18, 2018. This week long campaign concentrated on enforcement directed towards Distracted Driving and the use of cell … Read More

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Grace: African refugee is given a car on ‘one of the happiest days of his life’

When he was taking English classes in South Omaha, he had to walk the older kids to school, hope the day care van was on time for the little ones and then … So they hired a retired driver's ed instructor, who gave Sadiki lessons. … And during their maiden …

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MFISD bus driver recognized with two awards

“Bus drivers are usually the first school staff members to greet children in the morning, and the last staff members to see them before they are delivered to their parents at night,” said George Hamilton, MFISD director of transportation. “Paula and our other drivers work every day to not only …

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The Subaru BRZ Proves A Modern Rear-Wheel Drive Car Is Great For Winter Driving

When my boss asked if I wanted to go to a Subaru ice-driving school, taught by rally drivers and rally school instructors, I didn't exactly take this into … Everything I'd heard about winter driving—all-wheel drive is great but isn't a requirement, having the right tires is more important—were all …

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The crashing hours: When are Lee County roads at their most dangerous?

Bultman, Scott and others are involved in an effort called Driving Down Fatalities to bring together law enforcement, healthcare, private organizations, high school students and residents to discuss fatal crashes in Southwest Florida and develop a community-wide action plan to improve and work on … Read More

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Road Safety

Driving to work in heavy rain? ‘Employers have a responsibility to road safety’ – AA

The AA says: "Too often we hear stories of employees who go to great lengths, sometimes risking their own and other road users' safety, to get to work exactly on time. Employers need to understand that bad weather has an impact on traffic and that this will compromise their employees' …

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