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First Coast News
THC breathalyzer being tested at University of Floridainto the hands of law enforcement is all dependent on the regulatory bodies. It
THC breathalyzer being tested at University of Florida
First Coast News / Posted 12 minutes ago
into the hands of law enforcement is all dependent on the regulatory bodies. It has to go through approval by the national highway safety people in the U.S. to be an approved law enforcement device," said Malhi. While there is no set date on when... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
No online driver's license renewals this weekendtheir credentials, their registration, anything that might expire before May 10
No online driver's license renewals this weekend
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 hours ago
their credentials, their registration, anything that might expire before May 10,” said Beth Frady of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The website also carries two warnings that driving without a valid license or parking... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Agency releases report that ranks headlights on vehiclesheadlights available for drivers, standard issued lights had never been rated u
Agency releases report that ranks headlights on vehicles
KIVI Boise / Posted 4 hours ago
headlights available for drivers, standard issued lights had never been rated until now. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released a list that assesses and categorizes all brands of 2016 cars and how their headlights measure up to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faster highway speeds lead to more deathsspeeds and the increasing number of accidents and fatalities? Here is a brief
Faster highway speeds lead to more deaths
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
speeds and the increasing number of accidents and fatalities? Here is a brief excerpt from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety website: "A recent Institute study examined longer-term changes in 41 states. During 1993-2013, a 5 mph... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2017 Subaru WRX STI Information Revealedring-shaped reinforcement frame, which has been shown to excel in the small ove
2017 Subaru WRX STI Information Revealed
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 hours ago
ring-shaped reinforcement frame, which has been shown to excel in the small overlap test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Subaru WRX STI also features a full complement of supplemental restraints, including dual-stage... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Billboard Urges Motorists to "Look Twice" on Anniversary of Teen's DeathAdministration. The numbers in Tallahassee and Leon County are staggering too.
Billboard Urges Motorists to "Look Twice" on Anniversary of Teen's Death
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 5 hours ago
Administration. The numbers in Tallahassee and Leon County are staggering too. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles - in 2015 alone - there were 111 motorcycle crashes in Leon County. Five people died and 22... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New campaign urges young men to buckle their seat beltPhoto Courtesy of MGN Online CHICOPEE (WWLP) – The state Highway Safety Divisi
New campaign urges young men to buckle their seat belt
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 hours ago
Photo Courtesy of MGN Online CHICOPEE (WWLP) – The state Highway Safety Division claims men between the ages of 18 and 34 are less likely to buckle up. Chicopee residents told 22News they are not surprised. State highway officials launched a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Environmental problems lead to no online driver's license renewals this weekendtheir credentials, their registration, anything that might expire before May 10
Environmental problems lead to no online driver's license renewals this weekend
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 7 hours ago
their credentials, their registration, anything that might expire before May 10,” said Beth Frady of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The website also carries two warnings that driving without a valid license or parking... Read more
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Business Wire
Sprint Unveils Car Crash Sculpture to Miami’s Texting Driversin 2015 from distracted drivers, 200 of them resulting in fatalities and over 3
Sprint Unveils Car Crash Sculpture to Miami’s Texting Drivers
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
in 2015 from distracted drivers, 200 of them resulting in fatalities and over 39,000 in injuries, according to the Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Department. Florida is also one of the only states that doesn’t list texting while driving as... Read more
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DW
US orders Takata to expand airbag recall |Airbag maker Takata would have to recall a further 35 to 40 million inflators i
US orders Takata to expand airbag recall |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
Airbag maker Takata would have to recall a further 35 to 40 million inflators in the United States, the US National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Wednesday. It reiterated that the airbags made by the Japanese supplier could rupture... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Recalled Takata airbag blamed for a Texas driver’s deathkilled on March 31, Honda said Wednesday in a statement. Honda said that after
Recalled Takata airbag blamed for a Texas driver’s death
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 9 hours ago
killed on March 31, Honda said Wednesday in a statement. Honda said that after an inspection that involved police, federal highway safety officials and Takata they determined that “the Takata driver’s airbag inflator ruptured… resulting in the... Read more
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Business Wire
Sprint Unveils Car Crash Sculpture to Miami's Texting Driversin 2015 from distracted drivers, 200 of them resulting in fatalities and over 3
Sprint Unveils Car Crash Sculpture to Miami's Texting Drivers
Business Wire / Posted 10 hours ago
in 2015 from distracted drivers, 200 of them resulting in fatalities and over 39,000 in injuries, according to the Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Department. Florida is also one of the only states that doesn’t list texting while driving as... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Takata to recall 35 million more airbagsThis graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag ex
Takata to recall 35 million more airbags
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 12 hours ago
This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the driver. This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Be aware of motorcyclists on the roadto drive on public roads. To cut down on unendorsed riders in Michigan, the Se
Be aware of motorcyclists on the road
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
to drive on public roads. To cut down on unendorsed riders in Michigan, the Secretary of State's office and the Office of Highway Safety Planning in 2013 launched a multi-year program called the Shadow Rider Campaign to publicize the risks of... Read more
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Denver Post
Record number of Colorado motorcycle deaths in 2015courses teach new and experienced riders the skills they need to protect themse
Record number of Colorado motorcycle deaths in 2015
Denver Post / Posted 12 hours ago
courses teach new and experienced riders the skills they need to protect themselves on the road," Glenn Davis, CDOT highway safety manager, said in a statement. "Navigating obstacles, quick stopping and planning escape routes are just as... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Takata recalling additional 35 to 40 million airbags due to explosion riskaccording to a U.S. transportation official familiar with its plans. This grap
Takata recalling additional 35 to 40 million airbags due to explosion risk
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 hours ago
according to a U.S. transportation official familiar with its plans. This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the driver. (Credit: CNN) The expansion of what was... Read more
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dna
Google autonomous car project teams with Fiat Chryslerfor those who cannot drive," said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executi
Google autonomous car project teams with Fiat Chrysler
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
for those who cannot drive," said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executive John Krafcik. The US agency in charge of highway safety early this year provided feedback indicating that a bubble-shaped autonomous car built by Alphabet could... Read more
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Wired News
Raising Speed Limits Is Irresponsible, But States Keep Doing It Anywaylike drunk driving and seat belts, speeding is a continuum,” says Kara Macek, t
Raising Speed Limits Is Irresponsible, But States Keep Doing It Anyway
Wired News / Posted 17 hours ago
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 wrongness of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Google autonomous car project teams with Fiat Chryslerfor those who cannot drive," said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executi
Google autonomous car project teams with Fiat Chrysler
The Economic Times / Posted 21 hours ago
for those who cannot drive," said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executive John Krafcik. The US agency in charge of highway safety early this year provided feedback indicating that a bubble-shaped autonomous car built by Alphabet could... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fiat Chrysler to add 100 new minivans to Google’s self-drive test fleetfor those who cannot drive,” said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executi
Fiat Chrysler to add 100 new minivans to Google’s self-drive test fleet
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
for those who cannot drive,” said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executive John Krafcik. The US agency in charge of highway safety early this year provided feedback indicating that a bubble-shaped autonomous car built by Alphabet could... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Officials: PSP funding coming at expense of roadsnot take issue with using Motor License Fund revenue to pay for highway patrol
Officials: PSP funding coming at expense of roads
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
not take issue with using Motor License Fund revenue to pay for highway patrol operations, which exist for the purpose of highway safety," Van Buren said in a news release on the association's website. "However, the current state budget diversion... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChryslerfor those who cannot drive,” said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executi
Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChrysler
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
for those who cannot drive,” said Google Self-Driving Car Project chief executive John Krafcik. The US agency in charge of highway safety early this year provided feedback indicating that a bubble-shaped autonomous car built by Alphabet could... Read more
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York Daily Record
PennDot says no to 70 mph on I-83-- two in 2011 and one in 2013. Russ Rader, senior vice president of communica
PennDot says no to 70 mph on I-83
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
-- two in 2011 and one in 2013. Russ Rader, senior vice president of communications for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, said Tuesday that the IIHS does not have any knowledge of highway safety as it pertains specifically to I-83... Read more
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PhysOrg
Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChryslermake our roads safer and bring everyday destinations within reach for those who
Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChrysler
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
make our roads safer and bring everyday destinations within reach for those who cannot drive." The US agency in charge of highway safety early this year provided feedback indicating that a bubble-shaped autonomous car built by Alphabet could... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Crews crash cars for law enforcement, engineer expothe highest in the state with more than 5,500 distracted-driving crashes in 201
Crews crash cars for law enforcement, engineer expo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the highest in the state with more than 5,500 distracted-driving crashes in 2015, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Gruler said watching the car with the possibly distracted driver slam into the back of an... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in Aprilyou pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted drivi
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in April
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
you pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted driving violations, working with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police issued 236 violations from April 4 to... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in Aprilyou pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted drivi
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in April
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
you pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted driving violations, working with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police issued 236 violations from April 4 to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in Aprilyou pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted drivi
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in April
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
you pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted driving violations, working with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police issued 236 violations from April 4 to... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in Aprilyou pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted drivi
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in April
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
you pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted driving violations, working with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police issued 236 violations from April 4 to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in Aprilyou pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted drivi
Milford police rack up 'distracted' violations in April
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
you pay. Milford Police have released their April numbers for distracted driving violations, working with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police issued 236 violations from April 4 to... Read more
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Auto Spies
Ford Posts Best April Since 2006 - Up 4% For The Monthgains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the onl
Ford Posts Best April Since 2006 - Up 4% For The Month
Auto Spies / Posted yesterday
gains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the only truck to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick – helped lift F-Series sales 13 percent with 70,774 trucks sold. This is the second month in a... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Ford April 2016 U.S. Retail Sales Best in 10 Yearsgains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the onl
Ford April 2016 U.S. Retail Sales Best in 10 Years
The Auto Channel / Posted yesterday
gains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the only truck to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick – helped lift F-Series sales 13 percent with 70,774 trucks sold. This is the second month in a... Read more
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Business Wire
Ford Delivers Best April U.S. Retail Sales in 10 Years; Record Ford SUV Sales, F-Series Up 13 Percentgains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the onl
Ford Delivers Best April U.S. Retail Sales in 10 Years; Record Ford SUV Sales, F-Series Up 13 Percent
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
gains, reporting a 22 percent increase versus a year ago. Ford F-150 – the only truck to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick – helped lift F-Series sales 13 percent with 70,774 trucks sold. This is the second month in a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Garry, Lyons only reps to oppose transgender billssafe places for them where they know there will only be women," she said. Garry
Garry, Lyons only reps to oppose transgender bills
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
safe places for them where they know there will only be women," she said. Garry said she also has concerns about children's safety, fearing that "once pedophiles figure it out, they will be in there," referring to bathrooms and locker... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hardin Flat Bridge And Sidewalk Projects On AgendaBridge Program funds. In addition, the county will vote whether to prepare gra
Hardin Flat Bridge And Sidewalk Projects On Agenda
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bridge Program funds. In addition, the county will vote whether to prepare grant requests in hopes of receiving Federal Highway Safety Administration grant money for several potential sidewalk and bicycle/pedestrian projects. Potential projects... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. raises speed limit to 70 on sections of turnpike, interstatesRich Kirkpatrick said in March that long-term crash studies would be ongoing.
Pa. raises speed limit to 70 on sections of turnpike, interstates
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Rich Kirkpatrick said in March that long-term crash studies would be ongoing. In a new study, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety concludes that increasing speed limits over two decades have cost 33,000 lives in the United... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Top 5 Facts Most Parents Don't Know (Or Don't Want To Know) About Their Teen DriverAnalysis and Prevention, 2011 [iii] According to Johns Hopkins University Scho
Top 5 Facts Most Parents Don't Know (Or Don't Want To Know) About Their Teen Driver
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
Analysis and Prevention, 2011 [iii] According to Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health[iv] According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety [v] According to NHTSA [vi] According to an NSC survey [vii] According to an N... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Electronic log mandate will improve trucking safetydevices is on the books, according to an article in the Feb. 26 issue of "Statu
Electronic log mandate will improve trucking safety
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
devices is on the books, according to an article in the Feb. 26 issue of "Status Report" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The rule aims to reduce fatigue-related crashes by drivers who may have doctored their paper logs to hide the... Read more
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ajc.com
It’s time Georgia adopts seat belt laws for back seat adult...the back seat are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbuckl
It’s time Georgia adopts seat belt laws for back seat adult...
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
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 87... 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 3 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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Guardian Unlimited
Smart guns: how Obama hopes to create a market for personalized weaponsJohns Hopkins expert, compared Obama’s smart gun push to a 1968 pledge from Dr
Smart guns: how Obama hopes to create a market for personalized weapons
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Johns Hopkins expert, compared Obama’s smart gun push to a 1968 pledge from Dr William Hadden, then the head of a federal highway safety agency, that the government would work collaboratively the the automobile industry to improve safety by adding... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Pike County sentencingsProgram, house arrest with electronic and alcohol monitoring, drug and alcohol
Pike County sentencings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Program, house arrest with electronic and alcohol monitoring, drug and alcohol addiction treatment, completing the alcohol highway safety program and a $1,500 fine for one count of DUI-controlled substance on Feb. 28, 2015, in Cherry Ridge Twp. ■... Read more
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The Sault Star
RIDE program keeps rollin'addition, 61 highway traffic act charges were levelled. City police also partn
RIDE program keeps rollin'
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
addition, 61 highway traffic act charges were levelled. City police also partner at times with officers from the OPP Highway Safety Division and the RCMP to conduct joint RIDE checks throughout the city and surrounding area. Motorists caught... Read more
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NBC News
Man in the Mirror Sends Shocking Anti-Drunken-Driving Messagethe man in the mirror. The spot was created by the Y&R Miami Bravo advertising
Man in the Mirror Sends Shocking Anti-Drunken-Driving Message
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
the man in the mirror. The spot was created by the Y&R Miami Bravo advertising agency on behalf of We Save Lives, a highway safety nonprofit led Candace Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Lightner, 70, who... Read more
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Northern Echo
Plan for housing on charity centre site approvedpreviously developed land. “The proposal would meet the requirements with resp
Plan for housing on charity centre site approved
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
previously developed land. “The proposal would meet the requirements with respects to neighbouring privacy and amenity, highway safety and access, and land contamination issues. “It is considered that foul and surface water drainage,... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
DHSMV Releases 6 New Military License PlatesNews Release: Department of Highway Safety and Motor VehiclesApril 29, 2016 TA
DHSMV Releases 6 New Military License Plates
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 5 days ago
News Release: Department of Highway Safety and Motor VehiclesApril 29, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Veterans and active military now have six new special license plates from which to choose. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson seeks state grant for police overtimeThe Payson Police Department has applied for three state grants, including $51,
Payson seeks state grant for police overtime
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
The Payson Police Department has applied for three state grants, including $51,600 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for new equipment and officers’ overtime during busy holiday weekends. The department has often gotten grants in the past... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Winter Park police to focus on bike safetythere were more than 1,000 crashes involving a pedestrian or bicyclist in Orang
Winter Park police to focus on bike safety
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
there were more than 1,000 crashes involving a pedestrian or bicyclist in Orange, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Winter Park and Orlando police departments are the only agencies in the county to... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Auto Lab Live April 30, 2016 : Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234Sudol & John Russell Senior Correspondents 2016 CHEVROLET MALIBU Russ Rader, V
Auto Lab Live April 30, 2016 : Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 days ago
Sudol & John Russell Senior Correspondents 2016 CHEVROLET MALIBU Russ Rader, Vice President Insurance Institute for Highway Safety TOUGH TEST FOR PICKUPS, FORD F-150 NABS LONE GOOD RATING FOR SMALL OVERLAP PROTECTION Holly Reich, Automotive... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Mazda 6 forfeits nothing with new upscale interiorparts, Japan – 95%; country of origin/ engine and transmission – Japan.Crash te
Mazda 6 forfeits nothing with new upscale interior
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
parts, Japan – 95%; country of origin/ engine and transmission – Japan.Crash test ratings: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the Mazda 6 its highest rating of “good” for frontal offset, small and moderate frontal offset... Read more
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