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Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there. …

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Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there.

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Goals , hard work, and a postive attitude help along the way.

 

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Contest aims to put brakes on distracted driving

Contest aims to put brakes on distracted driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
One-quarter of teens respond to a text message every time they drive, according to a study. The SELF Movement is partnering with local businesses and agencies to bring awareness to this potentially deadly statistic with its fourth annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest.
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Fl. is trying to teaching kids to stop distracted driving.

 

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NHTSA adding automatic braking to recommended safety tech list

NHTSA adding automatic braking to recommended safety tech list | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is adding two automatic braking systems to its recommended safety tech list.
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New brakes may be safer.

 

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2015 Honda CR-V Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA

2015 Honda CR-V Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The 2015 Honda CR-V earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.
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Honda CR_is rated safe by NHTSA.

 

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Atlanta News: Local church members hurt in Florida van crash

Atlanta News: Local church members hurt in Florida van crash | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Three members of an Atlanta ministry remained in intensive care Wednesday, a day after a van carrying 19 people flipped over on Florida’s Turnpike.
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College Park man killed in wreck near Atlanta church

College Park man killed in wreck near Atlanta church | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Atlanta police Monday were trying to determine the cause of a single-vehicle accident near Second Ponce Baptist Church that left a 46-year-old College Park man dead.
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Recent death on the roads.

 

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Man Sentenced for Distracted Driving

Man Sentenced for Distracted Driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A Grandin, North Dakota man is going to jail for six months for texting while driving.
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Texting and driving conviction ends in jail time.

 

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New NC cases put focus back on DWI

New NC cases put focus back on DWI | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
WENTWORTH, N.C. —In the United States, a drunken driver causes someone to die every 52 seconds. And every two minutes, drunken driving results in someone being injured, according to statistics prov...
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Dui's kill.

 

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Volvo promotes bicycle safety with vehicle-to-cyclist technology

Volvo promotes bicycle safety with vehicle-to-cyclist technology | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Volvo will demonstrate a new safety innovation at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas next month that enables vehicle-to-cyclist communication to warn both a driver and a bicycle rider about an impending collision. It was developed in partnership with POC, a maker of safety gear for gravity sports athletes, and Ericsson, and works through a smartphone app and the Volvo cloud.
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Will the future cars communicate with bicycles?

 

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Update: 1 killed, 7 hurt in two wrecks on Interstate 40/85

Update: 1 killed, 7 hurt in two wrecks on Interstate 40/85 | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it

Be The Highway Patrol has identified a woman killed in one of the crashes this morning as Tiffany Jennings, 33, of High Point.

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Be safe over the holidays .

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Distracted driving has law enforcement on alert

Distracted driving has law enforcement on alert | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Texting, talking and grooming are some of the many things law enforcement considers distracted driving
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Distractions cause wrecks.

 

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Troopers Cracking Down On Distracted, Aggressive

Troopers Cracking Down On Distracted, Aggressive | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Heavy traffic during the holiday season can mean an increased risk in the number of accidents, especially on roads known for its dangers, like U.S 119 in Charleston. Troopers with the West Virginia State Police are launchi
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Agressive and distracted driving are causing too many serious wrecks.

 

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Survey: More than a third admit texting and driving

Survey: More than a third admit texting and driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A recent survey found drivers are still texting and driving, even though they know its dangerous.

In a State Farm survey, 52 percent of those polled admit they have talked on a cell phone while driving; and 34 percent say they have texted while
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1/3 of drivers admit to texting and driving. But when you put the phone down, you're less likely to have a wreck.

 

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Man Pleads Guilty In Distracted Driving Death

Man Pleads Guilty In Distracted Driving Death | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A 25-year-old South Dakota National Guardsmen has
pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide.
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Distracted driving kills. Put down the phone, computer, sandwich, makeup.

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Pedestrian safety will make for happier cities | The National

Pedestrian safety will make for happier cities | The National | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Pedestrian infrastructure is the backbone of a city like Abu Dhabi – and it is time to fix it
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How can we make it safer for pedestrians in Georgia?

 

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Plea in alleged DWI crash that seriously injured policeman

Plea in alleged DWI crash that seriously injured policeman | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A Lodi High School teacher accused of driving drunk when his car slammed into a police vehicle — leaving the officer with a traumatic brain injury — is mulling a plea that carries a seven-year prison sentence, The Record reported.
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Officer suffered traumatic brain injury.

 

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New Driving SimulatorShows Dangers of Distracted Driving

New Driving SimulatorShows Dangers of Distracted Driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Driving Simulator from Toyota TeenDrive365 Marks the First Time Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Technology Is Being Used to Educate the Public about Safe Driving Toyota launched its new TeenDrive365 distracted driving simulator with Oculus Rift, a the Detroit Auto Show last week, marking the first time the virtual reality technology is being used to educate the public – teens and parents alike – about the dangers of distracted driving. “Oculus Rift provides a virtual reality driving experience that mirrors real life behind the wheel, giving us a powerful, one-of-a-kind way to show parents and teens how everyday distractions can affect their ability to drive safely” To experience the new TeenDrive365 simulator you get behind the wheel of a stationary Toyota car, put on the Oculus Rift headset and are wholly immersed in a virtual reality driving experience, complete with the three dimensional sights and sounds of a busy city street. During the simulation, you are challenged to drive
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Stop distracted driving, and find out how many wrecks it causes.

 

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'A Deadly Wandering' Exposes the Perils of Distracted Driving | KQED

'A Deadly Wandering' Exposes the Perils of Distracted Driving | KQED | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a collision if they text while driving, according to a Virginia Tech study. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel's new book 'A Deadly Wandering' examines the repercussions of one fatal texting-and-driving accident. He joins us to discuss the risks of multitasking while driving.
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Jeep drivers dying in tank fires

Jeep drivers dying in tank fires | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Eighteen months into a recall of Jeeps with exploding gas tanks, drivers are still dying
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18 months after the deaths began there is no recall of dangerous Jeeps.

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US: 2015 comes with numerous auto expectations

US: 2015 comes with numerous auto expectations | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The year 2014 has been retired, with numerous good news and maybe even more bad news. So, let’s take a look at what we reckon is in store for the year
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2015 cars offer more choices.

 

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Lawmaker files bill targeting texting while driving

Lawmaker files bill targeting texting while driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Currently, 44 states ban text messaging for all drivers — Oklahoma is not one of them.
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Keurig Coffee Recalls MINI Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard

Keurig Coffee Recalls MINI Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
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Tougher distracted driving laws could be coming

Tougher distracted driving laws could be coming | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
It's not illegal to do a number of other things on your phone when you drive, but they can be as distracting as texting.
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Study: Sex while driving a major risk factor

Study: Sex while driving a major risk factor | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Recent study found that 33 percent of men and 9 percent of women at USD have engaged in some sort of sexual activity while driving.
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Districted driving includes sex while driving. 

 

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Notable distracted driving accidents during past 15 years

Notable distracted driving accidents during past 15 years | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Drivers have been falling asleep behind the wheel and driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol since the early 1900s, when cars and trucks were first introduced to the general public. In recent years, though, digital distractions have multiplied exponentially, thrusting the issue of distracted and impaired driving into the spotlight like never before.
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Distracted driving incidents are up in last ten years due to cell phone, and I phone usuage.

 

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GCHS students pledge not to text and drive

GCHS students pledge not to text and drive | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
GREENSBURG – Students at Greensburg Community High School (GCHS) took a safe driving pledge to abstain from texting and driving Friday as part of the Save a Life Tour’s five stop Indiana visit sponsored by the Indiana Motor Truck Association.
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Students pledge to stop distracted driving.

 

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