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Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 04, 2014

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning to install a $2 million system on its highways to prevent drivers who are entering via ramps from driving the wrong way, WPRO News reports. The agency intends to start installation of the ...

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Virginia DOT to improve driver safety on portions of I-77

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 25, 2014

Virginia DOT to improve driver safety on portions of I-77

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will improve driver safety on Interstate 77 in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County by building a new safety system. The $7.5 million Active Traffic and Safety ...

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VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle up

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 18, 2014

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle up

When I was a teen driver, I always remembered to buckle my seatbelt. That’s not because I was necessarily the best kid in the world. I just knew that I would experience the full wrath of my mother (who had ...

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Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads safe

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 17, 2013

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads safe

I thought the idea was to make roads safer. It’s a fact: Teenagers do stupid things. We all do. However, this is ridiculous. And this wasn’t stupid – at least not on the part of 17-year-old honor student Erin Cox, captain of ...

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Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 23, 2013

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

The Iowa State Department of Transportation plans to launch an app in 2014 called “TXTL8R” as a way to reduce the number of young drivers who text while driving. Iowa DOT Spokeswoman Andrea Henry says the agency would like to be ...

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Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 13, 2013

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are planning to test a new technique in coming months that would involve hash marks on the roadways, the South Florida ...

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