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Daily Mail
Town in Connecticut proposes $30 fine for 'distracted walking'pedestrian fatalities have risen 11 percent last year with nearly 6,000 people
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
pedestrian fatalities have risen 11 percent last year with nearly 6,000 people killed, according to the National Governors' Highway Safety Association. Between 2005 and 2010, the number of emergency room visits for distracted walking injuries... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
2017 Solar Eclipse: Safety tips for driving during the Great American Eclipsebe just as distracting, if not more distracting, than texting. It could also da
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 hours ago
be just as distracting, if not more distracting, than texting. It could also damage your eyesight. Law enforcement and highway safety advocates are also urging drivers to not stop on the shoulder of a busy interstate or slow down in the middle... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Expert: Back-seat belt use overlooked aspect of traffic safety - COLLEGE STATION — While the overall use of safety belts has increased over the decades a look into the back seat of many vehicles today tells a different story ” said Bev Kellner. ...AgriLife Extension Service traffic safety program manager, College Station. “A
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
AgriLife Extension Service traffic safety program manager, College Station. “According to a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety survey, four out of the five adults who admit to not using a safety belt in the back seat said they are least... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Watch for inattentive drivers on Monday for eclipsemessage signs along key highway corridors will carry messages reminding motoris
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 7 hours ago
message signs along key highway corridors will carry messages reminding motorists of the eclipse and to remain focused on highway safety. “For many people, this will be their first major solar eclipse, and some will want to capture the event on... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Law enforcement grants soughtin un-reimbursed fringe benefit costs with the grant will be paid for by the sh
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 10 hours ago
in un-reimbursed fringe benefit costs with the grant will be paid for by the sheriff’s office. * A $144,000 Office of Highway Safety Planning state grant to support the sheriff’s traffic and safety division. The funds will be used to prevent... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
"Do a 360" before a night outLANSING, MICH. - The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning is launching a
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 hours ago
LANSING, MICH. - The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning is launching a statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown. The OHSP is encouraging people to "Do a 360" before going out with their interactive video. The video... Read more
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Deseret News
What you don't know about pedestrian safety can kill youmore distractions, including cellphones, all contribute to an increase in pedes
Deseret News / Posted 14 hours ago
more distractions, including cellphones, all contribute to an increase in pedestrian crashes, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distraction was a factor in what happened to BaiLee DiBernardo, a 17-year-old girl from Layton.... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Bristol Police Log: Two jailed after police find them togetherorder against an individual on Aug. 6. The order had been requested by a distri
The Addison County Independent / Posted 14 hours ago
order against an individual on Aug. 6. The order had been requested by a district business. • Completed a Governor’s Highway Safety Program patrol in Bristol and the surrounding area during Tour de Farms bike ride on Aug. 6. • Responded to a... Read more
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Officer.com
Florida Highway Safety Director: No Ticket QuotasTALLAHASSEE — Florida Department of Highway Safety Director Terry Rhodes told G
Officer.com / Posted 17 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Department of Highway Safety Director Terry Rhodes told Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet state troopers have been reminded that ticket quotas are illegal, and the same message will be added to training material. Rhodes... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FHP sending message to troopers: No ticket quotas allowedtold Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
told Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executive director of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said the move is in response to a report that Maj. Mark Welch of the patrol's Troop H in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FHP sending message to troopers: No ticket quotas allowedtold Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executi
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
told Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executive director of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said the move is in response to a report that Maj. Mark Welch of the patrol's Troop H in... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
FHP official who wanted troopers to write more tickets resignshour ... This is not a quota." The email drew criticism from officials and com
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
hour ... This is not a quota." The email drew criticism from officials and compelled Terry Rhodes, head of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, to issue a memo reiterating that ticket quotas are barred under state law. © 2017 WTSP... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The FHP trooper behind quota on speeding tickets will resign Sept. 5to publicly repudiate Welch. Seeking to contain the political fallout, Terry R
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
to publicly repudiate Welch. Seeking to contain the political fallout, Terry Rhodes, director of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, issued a memorandum reiterating that state law bars ticket quotas. On Wednesday, Rhodes... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
More training for FHP supervisors after quota memoThe head of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles questio
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
The head of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles questioned the governor and cabinet about a recent memo ordering troopers to write more tickets. A North Florida highway patrol supervisor told troopers last week to step up... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
FHP sending message: No ticket quotas allowedtold Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executi
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
told Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executive director of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said the move is part of a response to a report that Maj. Mark Welch of the patrol’s Troop... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida official: There are no ticket quotas for troopersreminder is being added to the highway patrol's training materials. Rhodes, th
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
reminder is being added to the highway patrol's training materials. Rhodes, the executive director of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, is making the changes after it was reported that a top official with the Florida Highway... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
FHP: No ticket quotas allowedtold Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executi
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
told Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet on Wednesday. Terry Rhodes, executive director of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said the move is part a response to a report that Maj. Mark Welch of the patrol's Troop H... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
With start of school, need for driving safety increasesaccording to a JCPD press release. Additionally through funding provided by th
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
according to a JCPD press release. Additionally through funding provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation's Highway Safety and Traffic Division, and the Missouri Safety Center, extra officers will be on duty enforcing hazardous... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
FHP bids for pay raise a week after disastrous publicityraise to Gov. Rick Scott and Florida's three Cabinet members. Terry Rhodes, th
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
raise to Gov. Rick Scott and Florida's three Cabinet members. Terry Rhodes, the executive director of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, which oversees FHP, will make the case for the raises. The FHP lost 203 troopers last... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sikh-American truck drivers urge Donald Trump to delay ELD rulethat more regulations will solve problems on highways. "In fact, the ELDs are
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
that more regulations will solve problems on highways. "In fact, the ELDs are counterproductive and do nothing to improve highway safety," he said in a letter to Trump on August 14, urging him to delay its implementation "until reasonable... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brake for baby boomersin 1997 compared with 4,300 in 2015, says Jessica Cicchino, vice president of r
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
in 1997 compared with 4,300 in 2015, says Jessica Cicchino, vice president of research for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. But older drivers still have higher rates of fatal wrecks than most other age groups, in part because they... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
AR, MO police gear up for annual Labor Day Crackdowna blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or above and 23 percent involved drivers w
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or above and 23 percent involved drivers with a BAC twice the illegal limit of .15. The ASP Highway Safety Office recommends the following: Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile d... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
AR, MO police gear up for annual Labor Day Crackdowna blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or above and 23 percent involved drivers w
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or above and 23 percent involved drivers with a BAC twice the illegal limit of .15. The ASP Highway Safety Office recommends the following: Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile d... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Holyoke Police to join ‘drive sober’ campaign“impaired driving patrols” from August 19 to September 4. The department is bei
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
“impaired driving patrols” from August 19 to September 4. The department is being awarded a special grant from MassDOT’s Highway Safety Division to enforce sober driving. Holyoke Police are joining more than 200 local police departments across... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Crackdown on impaired driving underway in Quincythis week as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative. Q
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
this week as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative. Quincy Police received a grant from the Highway Safety Division and of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. The grant allows for the department to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Objections raised to proposed new business and housing developmentis refused because 'traffic generated by the proposed development would be like
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
is refused because 'traffic generated by the proposed development would be likely to create conditions prejudicial to highway safety." If Craven decides to go against the highways authority's advice, it recommends changes to the currently... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. traffic deaths up 46 percent since 2013are using their devices and not paying attention to the roads like we need them
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
are using their devices and not paying attention to the roads like we need them to be,” said Jeff Larason, the state’s highway safety director. Larason spoke by phone Monday afternoon while looking out the window of the Transportation Building... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaSanta Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to c
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Santa Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to continue to partner with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to proved the best quality of service and maintain the highest level of security for all... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaSanta Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to c
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Santa Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to continue to partner with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to proved the best quality of service and maintain the highest level of security for all... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaSanta Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to c
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Santa Rosa Beach on Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, respectively. "I am very excited to continue to partner with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to proved the best quality of service and maintain the highest level of security for all... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
As robots take the wheel, driving skills begin to hit the skidspeople checking out and we are trying to monitor that now,” said Adrian Lund, p
Strathmore Standard / Posted 3 days ago
people checking out and we are trying to monitor that now,” said Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). “Everything we do that makes the driving task a little easier means that people are going to pay a... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
What are the safest convertibles you can buy?out there. Using data from Edmunds.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
out there. Using data from Edmunds.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, we found cars that boast advanced technologies designed to keep drivers safe. Only base models were... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Traveling for the eclipseand drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
and drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long periods of time,” says AAA’s Tamra Johnson. Highway safety during the eclipse is a major concern. “Make sure that if the eclipse is starting to occur and you want to... Read more
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Gazette
Travellers pitch up on Lye Field Park in Yateconcerned at the impact of this upon adjoining residents, users of the play are
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
concerned at the impact of this upon adjoining residents, users of the play area, users of paths across the site and highway safety as the travellers are using the narrow pedestrian path through the hedge onto station road between the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Driving while aging: How to ask seniors to give up the keysin 1997 compared with 4,300 in 2015, said Jessica Cicchino, vice president of r
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
in 1997 compared with 4,300 in 2015, said Jessica Cicchino, vice president of research for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. But seniors still have higher rates of fatal accidents than most other age groups, in part because they are... Read more
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The Seattle Times
With autonomous technology behind the wheel, driving skills begin to hit the skidspeople checking out and we are trying to monitor that now,” said Adrian Lund, p
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
people checking out and we are trying to monitor that now,” said Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “Everything we do that makes the driving task a little easier means that people are going to pay a little bit... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Traveling to catch the eclipseand drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 3 days ago
and drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long periods of time," says AAA's Tamra Johnson. Highway safety during the eclipse is a major concern. "Make sure that if the eclipse is starting to occur and you want to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Traveling for the eclipse? Pack your patienceand drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
and drivers need to pack their patience and prepare to sit in traffic for long periods of time," said AAA's Tamra Johnson. Highway safety during the eclipse is a major concern. "Make sure that if the eclipse is starting to occur and you want to... Read more
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express
MADNESS: Cat's eye signs renamed because tourists raise animal cruelty fearswarnings of “road studs” ahead and “cat’s eyes”signs are now extinct in Suffolk
express / Posted 3 days ago
warnings of “road studs” ahead and “cat’s eyes”signs are now extinct in Suffolk. Tourists welcomed the changes to the UK highway safety regulations.Related articles EU exit could make Britain ‘self-sufficient’ again - farming boss Macron... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
A checklist as eclipse day approachesof Emergency Management Director, Michael Dossett. Dr. Noelle Hunter, Executiv
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
of Emergency Management Director, Michael Dossett. Dr. Noelle Hunter, Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, "We want it to be an enjoyable experience but we also want to plan for the inevitable. We know there will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Car safety devices threaten to erode drivers' expertisepeople checking out, and we are trying to monitor that now," said Adrian Lund,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
people checking out, and we are trying to monitor that now," said Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. "Everything we do that makes the driving task a little easier means that people are going to pay a little bit... Read more
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Wheels.ca
MINI Countryman Named Top Safety PickMINI Countryman, the biggest, most adventurous MINI ever, has earned a Top Safe
Wheels.ca / Posted 4 days ago
MINI Countryman, the biggest, most adventurous MINI ever, has earned a Top Safety Pick award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Countryman earns this designation when equipped with the optional front crash prevention system,... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Chesterfield CrossFit wins planning war with borough councilthere is no parking provision and is likely to lead to inappropriate parking an
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 days ago
there is no parking provision and is likely to lead to inappropriate parking and congestion to the detriment of highway safety." Now, planning inspector Stephen Normington has said the appeal should be allowed on the basis of a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Airbags may no longer be required in vehicle safety checksthe support of some experienced auto mechanics, who say the airbags do more har
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
the support of some experienced auto mechanics, who say the airbags do more harm than good. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says frontal airbags have reduced driver fatalities by 29 percent. But the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Airbags may no longer be required in vehicle safety checksthe support of some experienced auto mechanics, who say the airbags do more har
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 5 days ago
the support of some experienced auto mechanics, who say the airbags do more harm than good. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says frontal airbags have reduced driver fatalities by 29 percent. But the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
News of Record for Friday, Aug. 11, 2017McCarty v. Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Co., insurance claim; Joseph Fra
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
McCarty v. Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Co., insurance claim; Joseph Frascogna Jr. v. State Of Florida Department Of Highway Safety, other civil circuit; HSBC Bank USA v. Gea Seaside Investments Inc., real property; George J Hatzimouratides... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Fatal rollover crash a sad reminder about seat belt safetyBridge provides a tragic reminder of the importance of seat belt safety. A new
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
Bridge provides a tragic reminder of the importance of seat belt safety. A new survey by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds not wearing seat belts in the backseat of a vehicle can be just as dangerous. Rear passengers can become... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Fatal rollover crash a sad reminder about seatbelt safetyBridge provides a tragic reminder of the importance of seat belt safety. A new
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
Bridge provides a tragic reminder of the importance of seat belt safety. A new survey by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds not wearing seat belts in the backseat of a vehicle can be just as dangerous. Rear passengers can become... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Driver in crash that blocked I-70 used fentanyl earlier, patrol saysdrunk-driving as the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to a report iss
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
drunk-driving as the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to a report issued earlier this year by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. About 43 percent of drivers tested in... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Driver in crash that blocked I-70 used fentanyl earlier, patrol saysdrunk-driving as the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to a report iss
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
drunk-driving as the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to a report issued earlier this year by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. About 43 percent of drivers tested in... Read more
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