Category Archives: Education

Parents encouraged to check car seats

Dated: 25/09/2008

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports three out of every four child restraints are used incorrectly — meaning children are riding in the wrong restraint or the restraint it is not properly secured. In the last five years, 2003–2007, more »

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Herscher parents, students learn about driver safety

Dated: 25/09/2008

Union Hill resident Sandy Ochoa’s palms were literally sweating as she waited for the Herscher High School driver education orientation to begin. The informational meeting for parents Tuesday evening was the first time many confronted the prospect of their sons more »

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Is Your Vehicle Child-Proof?

Dated: 25/09/2008

Most parents know it’s important to child proof their home. However, safety experts are concerned that too many parents, grandparents and other caretakers forget that child proofing their vehicles is equally important. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of more »

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Follow tips for a safe arrival

Dated: 25/09/2008

With the start of each new school year, students once again are rushing to be on time; parents are getting them on their way; and drivers are going about their business. But experts say that all of them could heed more »

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Toyota to Conduct Autumn Traffic-safety Campaign

Dated: 24/09/2008

Tokyo — TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it will conduct its autumn Toyota Traffic Safety Campaign in Japan from September 21 to October 31, in line with the country’s autumn Nationwide Traffic Safety Campaign, which runs from September more »

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Traffic awareness campaign for principals

Dated: 16/09/2008

Tiruvallur police on Saturday conducted a special awareness campaign on traffic management and other areas where schools require police help, for school principals at Bajrang Engineering College in Veppampattu near Tiruvallur. Nearly 400 school principals participated in the meeting and more »

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It’s funny how there seems to be a catch-22 on the roads these days.

Dated: 12/09/2008

It’s funny how there seems to be a catch-22 on the roads these days. Every time I drive for an extended period of time, it starts to feel like anyone who drives faster is a maniac but, at the same more »

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Don”t drink and drive isn’t that confusing, is it?

Dated: 08/09/2008

For years, we’ve heard the same message: “Don’t drink and drive.” It’s alarming and discouraging, however, that so many of today’s drivers fail to heed that message. It was reported Monday that 42 percent of Alabama’s highway deaths last year more »

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New study to evaluate road safety underway

Dated: 28/08/2008

A new study, by the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is underway in the country in a bid to ensure road safety. iRAP is part of a reforms process in the transport sector that is meant to address the various more »

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Traffic training for children

Dated: 28/08/2008

A computer game on the right way to cross roads, puzzles and card games illustrating road safety — these were part of an automobile company’s project to educate children in traffic safety. The Toyota Safety Education Programme (TSEP), directed at more »

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This School Year Leave Little Environmental Footprints Instead of One Big One

Date: 28/08/2008

Driving your kids to and from school every day leaves a very large footprint on the environment. This school year the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation is encouraging children and families to leave little green footprints on their way by walking more »

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BPD offers back to school traffic safety tips

Dated: 25/08/2008

Motorists should exercise a heightened awareness in and around a school zone. Potential hazards are much easier to perceive when driving at or below the school zone speed limit of 25 mph. Special attention must also be paid to buses more »

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Parents urged to talk about driver safety

Dated: 25/08/2008

While being back at school is on the minds of teens and parents, they also might want to think about driving safely. Ten teen drivers or their passengers died in car accidents in Larimer County in 2005, according to the more »

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Maruti to open new driving schools, research institutes

Dated: 20/08/2008

Maruti Suzuki plans to set up 10 new Institutes of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) and 110 Maruti Driving Schools (MDS) across India by 2010. The company currently runs two IDTRs in Delhi and 40 MDSs at various locations across more »

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Responsible Tips To Help You Avoid Traffic Accidents

Dated: 20/08/2008

The first things to always remember in order to avoid being involved in an accident are also the most obvious. Following traffic rules and the Highway Code may seem like common sense but they are often disregarded by, not only more »

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Sheriff’s Department Issues Safety Tips

Dated: 20/08/2008

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is concerned about the safety of our children. We receive several complaints every year concerning motorist speeding through school zones and running school bus stop signs. Last school year, there were several motorists ticketed for more »

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CCSD holds annual traffic safety event

Dated: 20/08/2008

Almost every year, a child is killed while crossing the street, sometimes even when they’re using a crosswalk. That’s why school officials want every student in their district to know there is a right way and a wrong way to more »

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Troopers take safety campaign to highways

Dated: 20/08/2008

If you were traveling along any major Alabama highway Monday chances are you saw them. Alabama State Troopers were out in full force to begin the state’s third campaign to make the state’s highways safer. Gov. Bob Riley announced last more »

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Editorial: Safe driving message should be no-brainer for today’s motorists

Dated: 20/08/2008

Speed limit signs and seat belt laws evidently aren’t enough to prevent motorists from driving too fast or not buckling up. Neither are the constant reminders that deadly highway accidents they read about in newspapers could next be them. Since more »

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Don’t text and drive, motorists told

Dated: 18/08/2008

That admonition came from Buhay party-list Rep. Irwin Tieng who filed a bill seeking to stop motorists from using their cell phones while driving. For a country that’s known as the texting capital of the world, it is not hard more »

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