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Fight DUIs with technology, says NTSB

Board recommends ignition interlocks for first-time offenders
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It’s not surprising that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has discovered that alcohol-impaired driving is the leading cause of wrong-way crashes.


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Labor Department sues to get whistleblowing truckers reinstated

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The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to enforce a final decision and order issued to North Canton-based trucking company Star Air and owner Robert R. Custer for terminating two truck drivers in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act's whistleblower provisions.


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Parents encouraged to establish rules of the road for teen drivers

Teens should sign a safe driving contract
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With car crashes the leading cause of deaths for U.S. teens, the  U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are urging parents to set and enforce safe driving ground rules for their teens.


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Action-packed video games may lead to reckless teen driving

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Teens who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games may be more likely than those who don’t to become reckless drivers who experience increases in automobile accidents, police stops and willingness to drink and drive, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.


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Young people stay mum about distracted driving, study shows

DOT design contest for students hopes to get them talking
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Young people are the least likely passengers to speak up if their driver is talking on a cell phone or texting.


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AAA supports NTSB bid to ban cell phone calls, texting

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AAA has thrown its support behind a recent National Transportation Safety (NTSB) recommendation to ban the driver use of all Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) while driving, except in the event of emergencies.


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Feds cut hours truckers can work

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a final rule that would reduce the maximum number of hours a truck driver can work within a week.


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Traffic fatalities at lowest level in six decades

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Despite a significant increase in the total number of miles driven by American motorists, highway deaths last year were at their lowest level since 1949, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).


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Mixed message?

While assailing driving distractions, automakers pack in tempting gadgets

By Myron Levin
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Saying it is “passionate” about the safety of young drivers, Ford Motor Co. is sponsoring clinics at U.S. high schools to urge teens to heed traffic laws and avoid distractions behind the wheel.


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