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Chicago Tribune
As pedestrian deaths rise, IDOT reiterates importance of paying attentiondriving, both of which put people's lives at risk and are often tied to avoidab
As pedestrian deaths rise, IDOT reiterates importance of paying attention
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
driving, both of which put people's lives at risk and are often tied to avoidable traffic tragedies," he said. The Governors Highway Safety Association, a nonprofit made up of state highway safety offices, also indicated that distracted... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Open road beckons motorcyclists, but it can be dangerousacross the country. It’s only the third year, and the first time since 2008, t
Open road beckons motorcyclists, but it can be dangerous
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
across the country. It’s only the third year, and the first time since 2008, that the death toll topped 5,000, the Governors Highway Safety Association warned in a report this month. It’s a good time for the safety reminder, with... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
'Epiphany' spawns a road-safety wekup callfive years ago has pledged to keep safe. Now a freelance consultant, she's writ
'Epiphany' spawns a road-safety wekup call
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
five years ago has pledged to keep safe. Now a freelance consultant, she's writing a drowsy-driving report that the Governors Highway Safety Association will publish this summer. High school and college students are most vulnerable, she... Read more
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Al.com
I nearly lost my life because of texting while drivingregulation that prohibits such action in all fifty states and charges a higher
I nearly lost my life because of texting while driving
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
regulation that prohibits such action in all fifty states and charges a higher fine from those who break it. According to Governors Highway Safety Association, "46 states currently ban text messaging for all drivers, but no state bans all cell... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Experts say ban on texting and driving doesn't go far enoughthe long run, according to traffic safety advocacy groups, because of the fast
Experts say ban on texting and driving doesn't go far enough
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
the long run, according to traffic safety advocacy groups, because of the fast evolution of smartphones. Groups like the Governors Highway Safety Association encourage states to ban all handheld use while driving. The Oklahoman explored how the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's texting while driving ban proves tough to enforcePeople are emailing. People are doing a lot of things on their phone besides te
Oklahoma's texting while driving ban proves tough to enforce
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
People are emailing. People are doing a lot of things on their phone besides texting," said Kara Macek, a spokeswoman for Governors Highway Safety Association. "Any time you're interacting with your phone in your hand it takes your eyes away from... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento patches ... then re-patches city streetsgot red light tickets in Marysville were out-of-towners, probably passing throu
Sacramento patches ... then re-patches city streets
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
got red light tickets in Marysville were out-of-towners, probably passing through on city streets that double as a state highways.Motorcycle deaths up and down Motorcycle deaths were up 6 percent nationally last year. But California was among 16... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Motorcycle accidents increasing nationwidemotorcycle accidents in Springfield and Lynn, one of those victims was an off-d
Motorcycle accidents increasing nationwide
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
motorcycle accidents in Springfield and Lynn, one of those victims was an off-duty police officer. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, motorcycle crashes account for nearly 15 percent of roadway deaths. Last year,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Training credited with reducing biker deathsaverage of 71 for each of the five prior years. That's much lower than national
Training credited with reducing biker deaths
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
average of 71 for each of the five prior years. That's much lower than national figures. A study released Thursday by the Governors Highway Safety Association said motorcycle deaths shot up 10 percent last year from 2014. Why concentrate on... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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WALB Albany
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last yearmotorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting
U.S. motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in last year
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. "The risk of motorcycle crashes and fatalities is compounded by factors such as... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google patent: Glue would stick pedestrian to self-driving car after collisionwith preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year fro
Google patent: Glue would stick pedestrian to self-driving car after collision
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
with preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year from 4,884 deaths in 2014, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distracted driving, and more cars on the roads, are probable factors behind the... Read more
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The Hill
Motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in 2015motorcycle accidents in 2015 increased 10 percent compared to the previous year
Motorcycle deaths up 10 percent in 2015
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
motorcycle accidents in 2015 increased 10 percent compared to the previous year, according to the latest estimate from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). ADVERTISEMENT The group is urging motorcyclists to wear helmets, wear... Read more
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Breitbart
Google Patents Glue to Stick Pedestrians to Self-Driving Carsafter pedestrian fatalities from being hit by automobiles rose 10 percent rise
Google Patents Glue to Stick Pedestrians to Self-Driving Cars
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
after pedestrian fatalities from being hit by automobiles rose 10 percent rise last year to about 5,260, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (HAS). The HAS blamed distracted driving (code words for texting) and more cars on the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Motorcycle deaths stats raise eyebrows5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway sa
Motorcycle deaths stats raise eyebrows
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway safety group. The annual study for the Governors Highway Safety Association attributes the increase mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading... Read more
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CBS News
Motorcycle deaths stats raise eyebrows5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway sa
Motorcycle deaths stats raise eyebrows
CBS News / Posted 12 days ago
5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway safety group. The annual study for the Governors Highway Safety Association attributes the increase mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 percent in 2015safety group says U.S. motorcycle deaths spiked 10 percent last year, topping 5
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 percent in 2015
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
safety group says U.S. motorcycle deaths spiked 10 percent last year, topping 5,000 for the first time since 2008. The Governors Highway Safety Association study attributes the rise mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Motorcycle deaths spike last yearsafety group says U.S. motorcycle deaths spiked 10 percent last year, topping 5
Motorcycle deaths spike last year
News 10 WILX / Posted 12 days ago
safety group says U.S. motorcycle deaths spiked 10 percent last year, topping 5,000 for the first time since 2008. The Governors Highway Safety Association study attributes the rise mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Bicyclists honor fallen fellow riders in Pasadena, North Hollywood, worldwidethe national trend shows bicycle fatalities increasing nationwide, up 16 percen
Bicyclists honor fallen fellow riders in Pasadena, North Hollywood, worldwide
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
the national trend shows bicycle fatalities increasing nationwide, up 16 percent between 2010 and 2012, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. With it’s massive population and ideal bike weather, California accounts for a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Despite safety benefits, there’s no consensus on bike helmetsis all that dangerous of an activity. In 2014, 726 cyclists were killed in acci
Despite safety benefits, there’s no consensus on bike helmets
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
is all that dangerous of an activity. In 2014, 726 cyclists were killed in accidents in the United States, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Take Mel Melvin, who gave up driving altogether while in college, and these days uses... Read more
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Daily Herald
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 percent in 20155,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway sa
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 percent in 2015
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway safety group. The annual study for the Governors Highway Safety Association attributes the increase mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 per cent in 20155,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway sa
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 per cent in 2015
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway safety group. The annual study for the Governors Highway Safety Association attributes the increase mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 per cent in 20155,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway sa
Study shows US motorcycle deaths rose 10 per cent in 2015
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
5,000 for the first time since 2008, according to a study done for a highway safety group. The annual study for the Governors Highway Safety Association attributes the increase mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google patent protects pedestrians from self-driving carswith preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year fro
Google patent protects pedestrians from self-driving cars
Silicon Valley / Posted 13 days ago
with preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year from 4,884 deaths in 2014, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distracted driving, and more cars on the roads, are probable factors behind the... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Google patent protects people from robot carswith preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year fro
Google patent protects people from robot cars
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
with preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year from 4,884 deaths in 2014, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distracted driving, and more cars on the roads, are probable factors behind the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google patent protects pedestrians from self-driving carswith preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year fro
Google patent protects pedestrians from self-driving cars
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
with preliminary data suggesting a 10 percent increase nationally last year from 4,884 deaths in 2014, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distracted driving, and more cars on the roads, are probable factors behind the... Read more
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examiner.com
Scientists determine why texting while driving is so dangerousto distracted driving, and 424,000 people were injured. That’s an almost 10 per
Scientists determine why texting while driving is so dangerous
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
to distracted driving, and 424,000 people were injured. That’s an almost 10 percent increase since 2011. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, because of those deaths and injuries, 46 states and Washington, D.C. have laws that ban... Read more
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Boston Globe
Number of drivers ticketed for texting and driving has increasedin 2011. “As a culture, we are more and more ‘addicted’ to staying in touch at
Number of drivers ticketed for texting and driving has increased
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
in 2011. “As a culture, we are more and more ‘addicted’ to staying in touch at all times,” Kara Macek, spokeswoman for the Governors Highway Safety Association, told the Globe. Distraction-related crashes killed 3,179 people and injured about... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. drivers getting more tickets for texting while drivinga culture, we are more and more ‘addicted’ to staying in touch at all times,” s
Mass. drivers getting more tickets for texting while driving
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
a culture, we are more and more ‘addicted’ to staying in touch at all times,” said Kara Macek, a spokeswoman for the Governors Highway Safety Association. The habit has had a devastating effect: Nationally, distraction-related crashes killed... Read more
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York Daily Record
She died walking 'safely': Roadside deaths up sharply in York Countygeneral factors include increased traffic and a growing use of cellphones among
She died walking 'safely': Roadside deaths up sharply in York County
York Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
general factors include increased traffic and a growing use of cellphones among walkers and drivers, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, which has said that technology plays a part in distracted driving today. Nita Stout... Read more
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Wired News
Raising Speed Limits Is Irresponsible, But States Keep Doing It Anywaythings like drunk driving and seat belts, speeding is a continuum,” says Kara M
Raising Speed Limits Is Irresponsible, But States Keep Doing It Anyway
Wired News / Posted 27 days ago
things like drunk driving and seat belts, speeding is a continuum,” says Kara Macek, the communications director at the Governors Highway Safety Association, a membership organization of state highway safety associations. In other words, the... Read more
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ajc.com
It’s time Georgia adopts seat belt laws for back seat adult...in the back seat are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbu
It’s time Georgia adopts seat belt laws for back seat adult...
ajc.com / Posted 30 days ago
in the back seat are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbuckled, according to a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Nationally, seat belt use by adult rear seat passengers is only 78 percent, compared to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Here's Why You Should Be Careful When Crossing The Street With Earbuds Inwhen crossing a city center road in future. More than 4,800 pedestrians were k
Here's Why You Should Be Careful When Crossing The Street With Earbuds In
The Huffington Post / Posted 30 days ago
when crossing a city center road in future. More than 4,800 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the U.S. in 2015, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, with a total of 150,000 walkers also treated in emergency departme... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida ranks second in unrestricted passenger deaths, AAA study saysRear seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are
Florida ranks second in unrestricted passenger deaths, AAA study says
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
Rear seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbuckled, according to a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. “Unfortunately, many passengers will not change their behavior unless there is a legal... Read more

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