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Distracted Driving

Driver Nearly Hits Mother and Daughter Crossing in Front of School Bus

Millbury Police Chief Donald Desorcy says authorities don't know if the driver was texting behind the wheel, but he says that driver was certainly distracted to have driven past the large yellow bus' flashing red lights. And while they couldn't get a license plate number, they believe the vehicle was …

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Driving School

Mai Chisamba back. . . To record two episodes in Bulawayo

“We shall have representatives from the VID, Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe, driving school instructors and other stakeholders.” Mai Chisamba said the second topic would be a part two of an initial one which she recorded in Harare. “Couples at the beginning of their marriages start off in love and … …

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Prince George driving school one of 56 teaching BC’s Graduated Licensing Program

The lack of driving schools teaching BC's Graduated Licensing Program (GLP) is a cause for concern and could explain the rise in crashes we've been seeing province-wide. According to some recent numbers, there are 647 driving schools in BC but only 56 of them offer the GLP. Driving for Life … …

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Man told police he drove on golf course to see how his car handled in the snow

A. A witness reported cars being driven on the golf course at North Shore Country Club, 3100 W. Country Club Drive, at 10:35 p.m. Feb. 8. One car, a 2018 Subaru, was found with some damage, and the driver, an 18-year-old Mequon man, admitted driving on the course, saying he …

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Road Safety

MHK seeks statistics on road accidents involving cyclists, horse riders

An MHK is seeking statistics about incidents on the Island's roads involving cyclists and horse riders. Arbory, Castletown and Malew member Jason Moorhouse wants to know how many crashes in the last three years have involved such road users. Home Affairs Minister Bill Malarkey will be asked to … Read More

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Road Safety

Regional Road Safety Goals, Targets and Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016-2020

Regional Road Safety Goals, Targets and Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016-2020. Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018. Type: Public information and advocacy materials … Read More

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Road Safety

Booze ban proposed to stem Sauvie Island’s drinking and driving problem

During the summer however, NW Reeder Road can get busy as people speed to the beaches on the northeastern edge of the island. Sauvie Island resident Michael Rubenstein has been bicycling on the island since the 1970s. These days he's a dedicated traffic safety advocate who sits on the … Read …

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Distracted Driving

Banning Cellphone Calls More Effective Than Text Bans

State laws that ban using hand-held cellphones while driving are more effective than banning texting when it comes to decreasing teens' use of cellphones while driving, according to a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital. The study found differences in the effectiveness of laws directed at … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Push for hands-free cell phone bill begins with rally at the Capitol

Calling distracted driving a critical public safety issue, Minnesota lawmakers and supporters rallied Thursday in favor of a bill that would prohibit motorists from using hand-held cellphones. "If we can get this to the floor, it will pass," said Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, during the rally in the State … Read …

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Distracted Driving

Here’s a look at your weekly RCMP report

RCMP will continue to conduct checkpoints and patrols throughout February in various communities across Prince District, targeting cellphone use, seat belts, distracted driving and impaired driving. Anyone with information regarding these investigations or other criminal activity is asked to call the … Read More

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