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Texting and driving

For people tired of seeing fellow motorists so distracted by their cellphones that they don’t realize a light has changed or — honk, honk — that they’re drifting dangerously into the next lane, here’s some good news: An attempt is underway to finally put some bite into Oregon’s “distracted driver” law. 10 more words

Opinion

Illinois Traffics Deaths Could Reach 1,000 By The End Of The Year

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois is headed for a dubious distinction when it comes to the number of deaths on streets and highways across the state. 125 more words

News

What Are the Obstacles to Making Our Streets Safer?

By Dom Nozzi

July 1, 2016

There have been a great many traffic injuries and deaths in the Boulder area in recent weeks. This is a terrible tragedy and tracks what is happening nationally. 632 more words

Quality Of Life

Do not drive distracted

This week I have been blogging about taking care of yourself and how focusing on those activities that are healthy for you positively impacts those you love.   576 more words

You First

WisDOT: July was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year

MILWAUKEE — Last month, 60 people were killed in traffic crashes in Wisconsin, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). It was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year. 147 more words

News

Traffic accidents are 30 per cent higher without red-light cameras: study

WASHINGTON – Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.

Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. 507 more words

World