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Brisbane Times
TransLink report shows fewer buses are running on timediscount periods and fewer zones, which means commuters can now travel further
TransLink report shows fewer buses are running on time
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
discount periods and fewer zones, which means commuters can now travel further for less," she said. "Modelling from the Department of Transport and Main Roads shows that this package will attract as many as 8 million new public transport trips a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Transport Publishes Draft Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Administration Amendment Bill for Public CommentsBill is requested to lodge such comment in writing on or before Wednesday 12 Oc
Western Cape Transport Publishes Draft Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Administration Amendment Bill for Public Comments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Bill is requested to lodge such comment in writing on or before Wednesday 12 October 2016: Western Cape Provincial Department of Transport and Public Works (b) by e-mail to: malcolm.watters@westerncape.gov.za; or Queries can be directed... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
More than 2.9 million e-toll accounts in arrearsin court. Despite widespread criticism - with even the ANC in Gauteng rejectin
More than 2.9 million e-toll accounts in arrears
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 hours ago
in court. Despite widespread criticism - with even the ANC in Gauteng rejecting e-tolls in the current form - the national Department of Transport has persisted with using the tolls to finance the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project. Responding to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
The projects that make Mackay Queensland's most sustainable cityand turned a degraded stretch of Lagoons Creek into a large wetland area. Macka
The projects that make Mackay Queensland's most sustainable city
The Daily Mercury / Posted 10 hours ago
and turned a degraded stretch of Lagoons Creek into a large wetland area. Mackay Regional Council, Reef Catchments and the Department of Transport and Main Roads funded the project. 2. Stormwater Quality Management Mackay Regional Council has... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland 'asteroid' sparks concerns over near earth asteroid monitoringappearing to be of the bright flash caused by the falling celestial body emerge
Queensland 'asteroid' sparks concerns over near earth asteroid monitoring
The North West Star / Posted 10 hours ago
appearing to be of the bright flash caused by the falling celestial body emerged on Tuesday courtesy of the Department of Transport. Our CCTV at Fisherman's Landing captured the meteor which rattled Central Queensland last night.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Looking back on the 131-year journey to the Redcliffe Peninsula rail lineearly 2000s, including the Petrie to Kippa-Ring Public Transport Corridor Study
Looking back on the 131-year journey to the Redcliffe Peninsula rail line
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
early 2000s, including the Petrie to Kippa-Ring Public Transport Corridor Study, which ran 1999 to 2003. According to the Department of Transport and Main Roads, this study assessed the feasibility and impact of the corridor to support the visions... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Probe after waves swamp boat ferrying tourists in Killarneyto gardaí about lost property and damage to electronic equipment. The National
Probe after waves swamp boat ferrying tourists in Killarney
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
to gardaí about lost property and damage to electronic equipment. The National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Department of Transport are also involved in investigations. Passengers had reportedly told gardaí the waters became choppy... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
E-toll system is working in Gauteng‚ says Minister Dipuo Peterswidespread criticism of e-tolls — with even the ANC in Gauteng rejecting the sy
E-toll system is working in Gauteng‚ says Minister Dipuo Peters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
widespread criticism of e-tolls — with even the ANC in Gauteng rejecting the system in its current form — the national Department of Transport has persisted with using the tolls to finance the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project. Peters sent a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
€5.5m to tackle knotweed on roads; Multi-phase project ‘will take years’ to eradicate invasive plantTII, Vincent O’Malley: “Japanese knotweed is a non-native invasive species and
€5.5m to tackle knotweed on roads; Multi-phase project ‘will take years’ to eradicate invasive plant
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 hours ago
TII, Vincent O’Malley: “Japanese knotweed is a non-native invasive species and it’s a problem for everyone. “TII and the Department of Transport are taking a national approach working with local authorities in battling Japanese knotweed, it will... Read more
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Herald.ie
Bus strikes 'still on' but talks start todaylong been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that th
Bus strikes 'still on' but talks start today
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that the in- action to date by the company and the Department of Transport has caused severe disruption to commuters and staff alike," said NBRU general secretary Dermot... Read more
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Queensland Times
QT’s name and shame: This week’s drink and drug driversCarole Park on April 21, less than five years after his licence was suspended,
QT’s name and shame: This week’s drink and drug drivers
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
Carole Park on April 21, less than five years after his licence was suspended, disqualified or cancelled by a court. The Department of Transport and Main Roads stipulates a court must not order a restricted licence if the defendant's licence was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dublin Bus and unions set for meeting in move to end disputelong been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that th
Dublin Bus and unions set for meeting in move to end dispute
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that the inaction to date by the company and the Department of Transport has caused severe disruption to commuters and staff alike. "The NBRU focus from the commencement of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Unions agree to attend Dublin Bus talks at WRC 'without precondition'long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that th
Unions agree to attend Dublin Bus talks at WRC 'without precondition'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that the inaction to date by the company and the Department of Transport has caused severe disruption to commuters and staff alike. "The NBRU focus from the commencement of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Union agrees to attend Dublin Bus talks at WRC 'without precondition'long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that th
Union agrees to attend Dublin Bus talks at WRC 'without precondition'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
long been calling for, the fact is that our members are extremely angry that the inaction to date by the company and the Department of Transport has caused severe disruption to commuters and staff alike. "The NBRU focus from the commencement of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Siptu blames 'lack of meaningful negotiation' for continuation of Dublin Bus strikeshaving taken place between ourselves, Dublin Bus management and the actual peop
Siptu blames 'lack of meaningful negotiation' for continuation of Dublin Bus strikes
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
having taken place between ourselves, Dublin Bus management and the actual people who could have resolved this, as in the National Transport Authority or the Department of Transport and the Minister involved. "We haven't had any di... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Other state institutions have defied court orders - will the SABC do so too?stone-by-stone until it collapses and chaos ensues.” The court ordered his arr
Other state institutions have defied court orders - will the SABC do so too?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
stone-by-stone until it collapses and chaos ensues.” The court ordered his arrest after he had left the country. 2) The Department of Transport and its officials were this week declared to be in contempt of a whopping six court orders. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RAF Committed to Delivering, Despite Challengesand destitute victims and families of those affected by death and injury on the
RAF Committed to Delivering, Despite Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and destitute victims and families of those affected by death and injury on the country's roads. According to the Department of Transport, claims expenditure grew to R32.3 billion and accounted for 94% of total expenses, with employee... Read more
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The Irish Times
Shane Ross ‘had no objections’ to Bus Éireann restructuringmanagement had a mandate from its board to implement the restructuring and that
Shane Ross ‘had no objections’ to Bus Éireann restructuring
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
management had a mandate from its board to implement the restructuring and that all changes envisaged had been given to the Department of Transport, which had raised no objections. Although Bus Éireann has never traditionally introduced compulsory... Read more
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iol.co.za
Licence renewal notice saga still not solvedfined for driving with expired licence discs and also having to pay a late-rene
Licence renewal notice saga still not solved
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
fined for driving with expired licence discs and also having to pay a late-renewal penalty at the licensing department. Department of transport spokesman Ishmael Mnisi explains that a contractual dispute had led to delays in the payments to the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Wild Geese: Conor Bracken, founder of Andovar in Thailandclient base from Hollywood movies to Toastmasters International. Even the selec
Wild Geese: Conor Bracken, founder of Andovar in Thailand
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
client base from Hollywood movies to Toastmasters International. Even the selection of languages available in the Irish Department of Transport exams were recorded in Bracken’s Bangkok studios. Though he has no plans to move back to Ireland,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Make sure you know when your car licence expiresfined for driving with expired licence discs and also having to pay a late-rene
Make sure you know when your car licence expires
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
fined for driving with expired licence discs and also having to pay a late-renewal penalty at the licensing department. Department of transport spokesman Ishmael Mnisi explains that a contractual dispute had led to delays in the payments to the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Buses are on Tilley's wish listat the very least a review of the city's transport system and its needs. Mr Ti
Buses are on Tilley's wish list
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
at the very least a review of the city's transport system and its needs. Mr Tilley cited a 2011 report, commissioned by the then Department of Transport, outlining the limitations of the network, which services Western Park, Oakmont and Wodonga TA... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bus Éireann says there are too many buses on key routesdaddy’ is both ridiculous and incredible. He claims that he is merely a shareho
Bus Éireann says there are too many buses on key routes
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
daddy’ is both ridiculous and incredible. He claims that he is merely a shareholder in Dublin Bus when, in reality, the Department of Transport has responsibility for deciding upon the strategic direction of public transport and the amount of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Is the increase in private buses due to ideology or demand?Union (NBRU) sees the growing presence of private operators in the bus market a
Is the increase in private buses due to ideology or demand?
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Union (NBRU) sees the growing presence of private operators in the bus market as the consequence of a wider policy in the Department of Transport to break the hold of the CIÉ group over public transport provision. Behind the scenes NBRU general... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Siptu: Minister's 'sugar daddy' comment is 'ridiculous and incredible'They called on him to accept his responsibilities to bus users. Siptu organise
Siptu: Minister's 'sugar daddy' comment is 'ridiculous and incredible'
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
They called on him to accept his responsibilities to bus users. Siptu organiser Owen Reidy said company bosses and the Department of Transport have shown a complete lack of interest in resolving the dispute. "It is no longer sustainable for... Read more
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BC Local News
The second electric hybrid vehicle has arrived on the North IslandBill McCormick is the owner of the second electric hybrid plug-in vehicle on th
The second electric hybrid vehicle has arrived on the North Island
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Bill McCormick is the owner of the second electric hybrid plug-in vehicle on the North Island. The Department of Transport owns the other one, a Toyota Highlander plugin, which is currently in use at the Port Hardy Airport. McCormick bought his 2016... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Minister under attack as Dublin Bus pay strike loomsrunning on Friday or Saturday for people socialising in the city. Siptu organi
Minister under attack as Dublin Bus pay strike looms
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
running on Friday or Saturday for people socialising in the city. Siptu organiser Owen Reidy said company bosses and the Department of Transport have shown a complete lack of interest in resolving the dispute. "It is no longer sustainable for... Read more
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The North West Star
Funding for airstripwill provide $6.5 million towards the repairs which were needed after a storm d
Funding for airstrip
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
will provide $6.5 million towards the repairs which were needed after a storm damaged the runway last December. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will manage the project to ensure the runway is completed before the wet season. In... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Striking workers at Dublin Bus 'will leave company in debt'Dublin Bus dispute and this crisis at Bus Eireann are not unconnected," he said
Striking workers at Dublin Bus 'will leave company in debt'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Dublin Bus dispute and this crisis at Bus Eireann are not unconnected," he said. "There are huge question marks over the Department of Transport and its stewardship of the state-owned public transport services. "It is now time for politicians... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Miami Intermodal Center TIFIA Loan at 'A'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Florida Department of Tra
Fitch Affirms Miami Intermodal Center TIFIA Loan at 'A'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) $219.5 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Rental Car Facility (RCF) loan for the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC)... Read more
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Irish Examiner
More strikes loom as union set to ballot Bus Éireann workerscurrent Dublin Bus Dispute and this crisis at Bus Éireann are not unconnected,
More strikes loom as union set to ballot Bus Éireann workers
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
current Dublin Bus Dispute and this crisis at Bus Éireann are not unconnected, there are huge question marks over the Department of Transport and its stewardship of the State owned public transport services, cutting off vital financial support... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kerry council declares war on ‘rampant’ Japanese knotweedcountywide. Meanwhile, the cost of tackling knotweed is growing: Kerry has set
Kerry council declares war on ‘rampant’ Japanese knotweed
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
countywide. Meanwhile, the cost of tackling knotweed is growing: Kerry has set aside €100,000 for knotweed control this year. The Department of Transport has allocated €500,000 to map and treat knotweed on the national road network, it con... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Sinkhole opens on Cunningham Highwayeast of Goondiwindi and is causing traffic disruptions. The sinkhole was repor
Sinkhole opens on Cunningham Highway
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
east of Goondiwindi and is causing traffic disruptions. The sinkhole was reported to police by motorists. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highwayis causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report th
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highway
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
is causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report the cavernous highway hole. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highwayis causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report th
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highway
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
is causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report the cavernous highway hole. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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Queensland Times
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highwayis causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report th
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highway
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
is causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report the cavernous highway hole. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highwayis causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report th
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highway
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
is causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report the cavernous highway hole. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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News Mail
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highwayis causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report th
Massive sinkhole causes havoc on major highway
News Mail / Posted 7 days ago
is causing traffic disruptions. Concerned motorists phoned police to report the cavernous highway hole. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are on the scene and traffic is closed in both directions. Heavy rain over the past... Read more
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The North West Star
Big ticket items a good start for our regionMinister’s response to my question regarding the exorbitant price of airfares.
Big ticket items a good start for our region
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
Minister’s response to my question regarding the exorbitant price of airfares. The Minister had been advised by the Department of Transport and Main Roads that they have decided to refresh the 2013 Long Distance Passenger Services Review and... Read more
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Sussex Express
Southern to restore full Seaford rail service next weekdid not confirm the date until this morning. Speaking at the time, Ms Caulfiel
Southern to restore full Seaford rail service next week
Sussex Express / Posted 8 days ago
did not confirm the date until this morning. Speaking at the time, Ms Caulfield said she had been working with the Department of Transport and Southern to restore the service as soon as possible. Ms Caulfield said normal service is expected... Read more
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WA Today
Hillarys restaurant owner makes pitch to save The Great Escapeto sit back and let this place rot, or we going to stand up and do something?"
Hillarys restaurant owner makes pitch to save The Great Escape
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
to sit back and let this place rot, or we going to stand up and do something?" Wyllie Group has a long-term lease with the Department of Transport covering parts of the commercial retail and recreation space of Hillarys Boat Harbour – including The... Read more
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WA Today
Perth taxi driver who touched female passenger fails to have licence reinstatedAhmed Bekhit, a 51-year-old married man with three young children, had his taxi
Perth taxi driver who touched female passenger fails to have licence reinstated
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Ahmed Bekhit, a 51-year-old married man with three young children, had his taxi licence cancelled by the Department of Transport in May after he admitted to stroking a female passenger's neck, asking her if she had a boyfriend,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
A selection of Mackay region roads could close for goodfor a permanent road closure is submitted to DNRM it is assessed by a number of
A selection of Mackay region roads could close for good
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
for a permanent road closure is submitted to DNRM it is assessed by a number of government bodies, including the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Telstra and Ergon. Public comment is also sought to see if there any objections to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
First road-registered solar car being developed in Queenslandas buggies or as farm equipment and things like that. "This has been designed
First road-registered solar car being developed in Queensland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
as buggies or as farm equipment and things like that. "This has been designed in conjunction with specialists from the Department of Transport from day one, and it's going to be road-registered. "And the idea of being able to buy one or own... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Will increased points and a bigger fine will stop people using mobile phones at the wheel? « Shropshire Starpassengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welco
Will increased points and a bigger fine will stop people using mobile phones at the wheel? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 days ago
passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welcome the tougher penalties announced by the Department of Transport." Jayne Willetts, lead for roads policing for the Police Federation of England and Wales, commented:... Read more
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Express and Star
Will increased points and a bigger fine will stop people using mobile phones at the wheel? « Express & Starpassengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welco
Will increased points and a bigger fine will stop people using mobile phones at the wheel? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 9 days ago
passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welcome the tougher penalties announced by the Department of Transport." Jayne Willetts, lead for roads policing for the Police Federation of England and Wales, commented:... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Ministers set 'to double punishment for illegal mobile phone use'passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welco
Ministers set 'to double punishment for illegal mobile phone use'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welcome the tougher penalties announced by the Department of Transport." Jayne Willetts, lead for roads policing for the Police Federation of England and Wales, commented:... Read more
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express
Punishment for using phone while driving to DOUBLE as third of drivers admit using mobilepassengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welco
Punishment for using phone while driving to DOUBLE as third of drivers admit using mobile
express / Posted 11 days ago
passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welcome the tougher penalties announced by the Department of Transport." Jayne Willetts, lead for roads policing for the Police Federation of England and Wales, commented:... Read more
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SKY News
Punishment for texting at the wheel to be doubledexperienced drivers can lose their licence if they get 12 penalty points within
Punishment for texting at the wheel to be doubled
SKY News / Posted 11 days ago
experienced drivers can lose their licence if they get 12 penalty points within a three-year period. Figures from the Department of Transport show that a driver distracted by their phone was a factor in 492 accidents in Britain in 2014 -... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ministers set 'to double punishment for illegal mobile phone use'passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welco
Ministers set 'to double punishment for illegal mobile phone use'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. "We welcome the tougher penalties announced by the Department of Transport." Jayne Willetts, lead for roads policing for the Police Federation of England and Wales, commented:... Read more
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