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SeDoMoCha eighth-graders experience the dangers of distracted driving  observer-me.com

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom BUCKLE UP — SeDoMoCha Middle eighth-grader Jade LaPlante experiences the impact of a 5 mph crash and the importance ...

Milton Elementary students learn about police work  CapeGazette.com

Posing for a photo with DSP Sgt. Tony Mendez are second-graders from Olga Tigue's classroom (l-r) Grace Anderson, Holden Lehne, Gavin Morris, Chase ...

Harrisonville math teacher wins Jedel award  Kansas City Star

Kim Spencer, who teaches math at Harrisonville Elementary School, is among 16 recipients of this year's Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Awards.

Crash Test: Driver’s Education students ride the seatbelt convincer  McDowell News

Influencing new drivers to wear their seatbelts at all times is one of the many purposes of the seatbelt convincer.

Trooper: Convincer an effective safety ed tool | The Banner-Press  Columbus Telegram

Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Charlie Cook put his “convincer” to work on Saturday afternoon, offering a quick education on the power of speed involving even ...

Seatbelt safety campaign begins  The Daily News Journal

MURFREESBORO — About 50 percent of the people killed in traffic crashes in Tennessee are not wearing their seat belts, the Governor's Highway Safety Office ...

Middle school students get jarring lesson from 'Seatbelt Convincer'  MLive.com

AUBURN, MI -- Students at Bay City Western High and Middle Schools put a 25-year-old trailer-mounted crash simulator to the test this week as part of a ...

Health Fair Hosting Free Eye Testing, State Police 'Convincer'  The Newtown Bee

As organizers prepare for the 25th Annual Health and Public Safety Fair, Saturday, September 22, at the Reed Intermediate School, they have announced the ...

Want to feel how important a seat belt is during a crash? Cops have a device for that.  The Telegraph

The Byron, GA, Police Department has received a $22500 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety that helped finance a Seat Belt Convincer and a ...

Kennedy High School students learn to 'arrive alive'  liherald.com

Students at John F. Kennedy High School on Monday got a jolting taste of the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted. Community Parent Center Director ...

Atkinson honored as state's top sheriff  Rocky Mount Telegram

Thursday, March 28, 2019. Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson was honored Friday night at the MADD Awards of Excellence Banquet in Cary as the 2018 ...

Norwood Arbor Day Festival kicks off Thursday - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Norwood will have its annual Arbor Day Festival this week, with events happening Thursday through Saturday. This will be the 26th year the town has hosted the ...

MoDOT bridge building competition winners announced  KFVS

The Missouri Department of Transportation's 15th Annual Bridge Building Competition will be held on November 29 after being postponed due to inclement ...

Device that's meant to persuade people to wear seat belts on display in Scottsbluff and Gering  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska State Patrol office in Scottsbluff says its Seat Belt Convincer, a simulator aimed at helping prevent injury and fatal crashes, is on display through ...

Car show featuring hundreds of vintage beauties honors first responder heroes  St George News

WASHINGTON CITY — Hundreds of vintage cars lined lawns of green in Washington City for the 4th annual “First Responders Appreciation Car Show” held ...

Young drivers leading cause of UAE accidents, mainly due to running late  Logistics Middle East

New report shows that he main causes for accidents among young drivers in UAE are speeding, using phones behind the wheel and not keeping a safe ...

Cpl. Michael Rodgers earns THSO Deputy of the Month for Middle Tennessee  Murfreesboro Voice

Working to make roads safer earned the "Deputy of the Year" award for a Rutherford County Sheriff's corporal Wednesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety ...

Teens get a crash course in defensive driving at Meridian Community College  Meridian Star

Meridian Community College's Street Defensive Driving Class ended another session on Friday with a series of interactive simulations sponsored by the ...

JCA students participate in rollover convincer demonstration  Beaumont Enterprise

Students at Jasper Classical Academy recently participated in safety week. Sergeant Stephanie Davis of the Texas Department of Public Safety visited with ...

NSP continues education programs aimed at teen drivers  1011now

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) continue their efforts to reduce teen crashes in Nebraska.

StreetSafe program aims to educate young drivers | News  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — In an effort to reduce the amount of fatalities of young people due to vehicle crashes, a safe driving course has made its way to Watauga County.

Warwick FD Saves Dog from House Fire  wvdispatch.com

The Warwick Fire Department (WFD) reports that for the week ending Mon., Apr. 29, they responded to 138 calls for *service* to date. This.

Virginia State Police invites public to Safety Day  WSLS 10

SALEM, Va. - Virginia State Police is inviting the public to an event that will give them a chance to see some of the equipment they use. During Saturday's Safety ...

Crash, Rollover Simulators Show Students Reasons to Drive Safely  Tennessee Today

The UT community is invited to have a smashing time on Friday, courtesy of a safety lesson offered by the UT Police Department. UTK Convincer 2 UTPD's “Blue ...

Troopers continue safety education for teen drivers  1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska State Patrol is continuing to help teach teen drivers about safe driving. Troopers gave more than 200 safety presentations ...

Mother on mission to warn teen drivers, save lives  Greenville Daily Reflector

Thursday, June 28, 2018. Sarah Edwards loved fishing, hunting, and especially, playing softball. She also was a rising senior at Southside High School in ...

The UAE is gradually winning the fight against bad driving, road safety event hears  The National

The UAE is turning the tide in the fight to reduce road deaths, but too many drivers and passengers are still losing their lives, a road safety event heard.

Traffic Safety Days leaves lasting impression on Benton students  Benton Evening News

More than 1500 driver's education students from Benton High School and throughout the region gathered at the Marion City Pavilion to participate in the 10th ...

Emirates Driving Institute: Promoting road safety with quality training  Gulf News

In an interview with GN Focus, Amer Ahmed Belhasa, Chairman, EDI Group of Companies and Vice Chairman, Belhasa Group, discusses how they are working ...

WATCH: Impact 'sledge' shocks UAE drivers into wearing seat belts  The National

Passengers are to be shocked into action as part of a new campaign to encourage more people to buckle up on the nation's roads. Taxi hailing *service* Careem ...

Officers get soaked at National Night Out | News  Hastings Tribune

Hastings Police Sgt. Jason Haase teased the child stepping up to throw the softball as Haase sat in a wooden contraption Tuesday evening at National Night ...

National Night Out Set For Aug. 7  Hartford Courant

This year's National Night Out could be the biggest yet, as the new venue (St. Bernard Church) worked well in its first go last year.

Safety is fun at Camp 911: Annual summer kids' safety confab returns to Vail Valley  Vail Daily News

EDWARDS — Kids will get banged up sometimes, but if they learn a little safety at events such as Camp 911, they might not get banged up as hard.Eagle.

Advance care planning seminar May 22  observer-me.com

GREENVILLE — Advance care planning isn't just for those with life-limiting illnesses – but for all. Pine Tree Hospice is offering a free informative seminar at the ...

Campus Notes: Florida A&M; University alumni preparing for FAMU Day at the Capitol  Tallahassee.com

The FAMU National Alumni Association is hosting its annual “FAMU Day at The Capitol” Thursday, April 18, with visits to legislators planned for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..

State Patrol's rollover simulator gives Midlands International Auto Showgoers an arresting safety lesson  Omaha World-Herald

The patrol has brought a rollover simulator, a seat belt convincer and its distracted-driving simulator to the Midlands International Auto Show, allowing attendees ...

Valley County Health Department Sponsors Red Thumb Day  Glasgow Courier

To remind everyone to put down their cell phone while driving, the Valley County Health Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Red Thumb Reminder Day ...

Driving home the safety message  Greenville Daily Reflector

Sunday, May 7, 2017. Adults know how impossible it can seem to hold a teenager's attention long enough to grasp important life messages. On Saturday at the ...

Mock accident event an emotional experience for students, responders  hays Post

NATOMA — In Natoma on Friday, March 17, the Natoma SAFE (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) and FADD (Families Against Destructive Decisions), in conjunction ...

Schedule of events this week at the Livingston County Fair  kttn

The Livingston County Fair in Chillicothe continues today with a dog show, broiler chicken show, Achievement Night, and fishing. Broiler chicken check-in will ...

Morton High students get hands-on lesson about safe driving  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND │ There were a lot of car accidents in the Morton High School parking lot Thursday.

Stones River Mall, JCPenney present Back-to-School Safety Bash on Aug. 20  Wgnsradio

Stones River Mall and JCPenney have joined forces to present a Back-to-School Safety Bash from Noon-2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20, in the JCPenney parking ...

Officers win doughnut eating relay | News  Hastings Tribune

In a contest decided by a bite-sized chunk, Hastings police officers won a doughnut-eating relay Tuesday at the finale of the 34th annual National Night Out at ...

Mowasalat marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work  Gulf Times

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Mowasalat (Karwa) participated in the activities conducted in connection with the World Day for Safety and Health at ...

45% of road accidents in UAE caused by young drivers  Khaleej Times

According to Ministry of Interior (MOI) data published earlier, 45 per cent of all road accidents UAE-wide have been caused by young drivers and even 63 per ...

VSU Police Department Hosts Driver Safety Event with Hands-On Simulators March 7  Valdosta State University News

The Valdosta State University Police Department will host the Blazer Safety Maze from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, on the Front Lawn. Activities are ...

Traffic Safety Days return to Marion MARION  The Daily Republican

MARION - Marion High School sophomore Cynthia Randolph was involved in a car accident last year. On Thursday, she had the chance to see the road from the ...

Safe Driving Week at NCHS  New Canaan Advertiser

Safe Driving Week is being held at New Canaan High School this week, March 6 to March 10.

Middle School Students Experience 'Survive Your Drive'  WCBI

GUNTOWN, MISS. (WCBI) – Students at a Northeast Mississippi middle school experienced the dangers of distracted and impaired driving, as part of a program ...

Six road casualties this year due to not buckling up  Borneo Bulletin Online

... | Azaraimy HH |. SIX road casualties were recorded this year as a result of not wearing seat belts, including a three-year-old who was sitting on his mother's ...

VIDEO OF THE DAY  WHSV

Thirty years after Bob Corso came to Harrisonburg and became an icon of the Shenandoah Valley, WHSV recalls his time here with a series of throwback ...

Stacey Fordyce wants to help others | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

Stacey Fordyce is determined to transform a negative experience into something positive. Her purpose in life, she said, is to educate and set an example so ot.

MoDOT names winners of the 13th Annual Bridge Building Competition  KFVS

High school students from all around southeast Missouri put their bridge building skills to the test on Thursday, Nov. 17 at MoDOT's 13th Annual Bridge Building ...

Boothbay Fire Department holds open house  Boothbay Register

While firefighters were cooking and handing out free food Tuesday, Oct. 10, Boothbay Fire Chief Dick Spofford was in his usual spot during the Boothbay Fire ...

In Richmond, Youth Bike Rodeo gives kids a safety tuneup  Press Herald

Katie Emmons, 4, walks her bike through a stop sign Sunday under the supervision of Richmond police Officer Will Towle during the annual bicycle rodeo for ...

Safe Driving Day at Greenwich High School is Convincing  Greenwich Free Press

Safe Driving Day at Greenwich High School on Thursday featured interactive stations as well as a crashed car. A popular demonstration was “The Convincer,” ...

New, old cars mix at July Jamboree on Main Street; CCnews Photo Gallery  St George News

CEDAR CITY — The July Jamboree Cruise-In took over Main Street in Cedar City Saturday afternoon. From Center Street to Hermie's Drive In, cars lined the ...

Downriver high school students experience distracted driving's deadly consequences  Southgate News Herald

As a helicopter landed near Flat Rock Community High School, students held camera phones up, capturing video of their principal, Marc Lafayette, as he laid ...

10th annual Williamson County Traffic Safety Days Keeps Growing  WSIU

The 10th annual Williamson County traffic safety days event is taking place this week. For 10 years thousands of driver Ed students have come to the Williamson ...

Many Muskegon neighborhoods to host National Night Out events  MLive.com

MUSKEGON, MI - Many neighborhood events are planned this year in Muskegon for National Night Out. In fact, it's the most ever for Muskegon. Referred to as ...

Deaf culture is very different from hearing culture  observer-me.com

This week I extend last week's conversation with Tammy Estes, owner of Estes Consultant of Travel based in Augusta. Tammy has been a great help to me in ...

Local agencies discuss importance of buckling up with Harmony Science Academy students  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Members from the Bryan, College Station and Texas A&M; University police departments, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Agrilife Extension and ...

One in two Emirati drivers shun seat belts, poll finds  The National

The poll of more than 1000 UAE drivers also showed that of those that do not buckle up, 55 per cent felt “safe enough without a seat belt” and 25 per cent say it is ...

What's Happening: Travers Week at Saratoga Race Course  Hudson Valley 360

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23John's Call: The day's feature race is the $100000 John's Call for 3-year-olds and up on the turf.

Exposure to the 'Expo'  Point Pleasant Register

POINT PLEASANT — Holding a snake, being in a “car crash,” and dancing with a fuzzy health messenger were all a part of the Mason County Y.

Ames police excited for new features at National Night Out  Ames Tribune

Every year, Ames Police Sgt. Derek Grooters said the department's goals for National Night Out remain the same: It wants to reach as many people as possible ...

Family, Friends Remember Victims Of Fatal Crash  Hartford Courant

A Manchester High School junior, one of three people who died in a car crash early Saturday, was remembered Monday as "a free spirit" who had dreams of ...

Teaching local teens lessons beyond 'buckle up'  The Herald-News

Drive for Tomorrow aims to get students to embrace safe driving culture.

Retiring trooper will continue community service work  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After 28 years as a Nebraska State Patrol trooper, Chuck Elley hung up the navy blue, wide-brimmed hat for the last time on Dec. 31.

Tupper Lake bike rodeo continues to grow, set for June 9 | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

TUPPER LAKE — In its 10th year, the Tupper Lake Police Department's bike rodeo continues to grow, offering a free, family-friendly day of fun. The event.

Richmond kids ride the Bike Rodeo  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The event promotes fun and safety, with a quick safety check of bicycles and helmets.

Hunters, activists want Maine bear management plan they can bear  observer-me.com

PORTLAND — The state with the most black bears on the East Coast might change the way it manages its growing population of the animals, and hunters and ...

Pat’s life-long road safety crusade has helped save lives  Belfast Newsletter

An octogenarian who never even sat the driving test may seem an unlikely person to be championing road safety, but Pat Martin has dedicated most of her adult ...

Could 9-player soccer help save the sport at Maine's smallest high schools?  observer-me.com

Basketball tournament week brought together small-school soccer coaches from western and southern Maine last February at the Augusta Civic Center to ...

Camp 911 aims to give kids practical knowledge in the event of an emergency  Vail Daily News

EAGLE — Usually when local emergency services personal converge at a single location, there isn't a lot to laugh about.Camp 911 is the exception to that rule.

Election Guide for the Piscataquis County Maine House and Senate races  observer-me.com

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 Piscataquis County residents will be heading to the polls — please check with the town offices for specific times and locations — to vote in ...

Department rebuilds with new leadership  Osage County Herald-Chronicle

QUENEMO—Marty Kane has taken on duties of the Quenemo Police Department, taking a three-fold approach of safety, enforcing ordinances and improving ...

ACLU no longer true defender of free speech  observer-me.com

I have a confession to make, which is sure to set the teeth gnashing of my conservative brethren. I was once a proverbial “card carrying member” of the American ...

VIDEO: Seat belt safety simulator mimics 8 km/h crash  Paul Tan's Automotive News

No need to buckle up when you're driving just a couple metres down the road, right? Wrong. The Connecticut State Police have partnered with the Department ...

‘Leaders in law enforcement’  Sentinel-Standard

Ionia County Sheriff Dale Miller recognizes, thanks employees on behalf of county's citizens.

Teens participate in the second annual Cañon City Junior Law Enforcement Academy  Canon City Daily Record

Twenty teens answered Cañon City Police Chief Paul Schultz's questions in unison. It was followed by a round of applause. The participants, ages 13-17, recited ...

National Night Out Against Crime events slated  The Daily News Journal

MURFREESBORO — National Night Out is an annual campaign that encourages and promotes positive relationships between law enforcement agencies and ...

Alcoa police, fire celebrate Community Day | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa's police and fire department's sponsor the annual Community Day.

Belt up - and stop putting yourself and others at risk  Irish Independent

It is really hard to understand why people still don't wear seatbelts.

Muscatine students get valuable safety lessons | Muscatine  Muscatine Journal

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Students from Central and West middle schools in Muscatine got a comprehensive lesson in safety from the barn to the home Wednesday ...

Bev Kellner receives Patriot Award award for support of military guard, reserve  AgriLife Today

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu. Contact: Bev Kellner, 977-862-1782, bkellner@ag.tamu.edu. Mike Guidry, 979-862-1901, ...

Oil companies start road safety campaign in Kuwait  Construction Week Online

Two of the leading oil companies in Kuwait are inviting members of the public to experience a road crash in an effort to improve road safety in the country.

Foley receives Maine McDonald's All-State Academic Scholarship  observer-me.com

BANGOR — Nick Foley of Greenville High School and Anya Chase of Wells High School were both recipients of a $2,000 Maine McDonald's All-State Academic ...

Libra Foundation to build $5 million ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft  observer-me.com

Libra Foundation to build new ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft. DOVER-FOXCROFT — Maine's Libra Foundation, as part of its broader efforts to rekindle new activity ...

Emirates Driving Institute: Driving excellence  Khaleej Times

Emirates Driving Institute (EDI), the largest driving institute in Dubai, recently rolled out a new driving course named 'Fixed Price Course'. Customers registering ...

Mason and Mikoud among Maine nominees to U.S. service academies  observer-me.com

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine and Angus King, I-Maine and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine have announced their nominees to the U.S. military ...

Some blame the economy for rise in highway deaths  CNN

More than 40000 people died on US highways last year, according to estimates reported by the National Safety Council. Deaths were up 6% over 2015.

Bishop Deeley dedicates new Holy Family Church in Greenville  observer-me.com

GREENVILLE — “Oh my! Oh my! It's beautiful.” That was the reaction of Sharon LeConte as she walked into the new Holy Family Church in Greenville for the first ...

Shell Road Safety Movement reaches out to school-going youth, involves 15 schools nationwide annually  Paul Tan's Automotive News

Shell is back with the Shell Selamat Sampai (Shell Safe and Sound) social investment programme, a new road safety programme which succeeds the Shell.

A noble sense of responsibility  Peninsula On-line

They say a good heart is better than all the heads in the world. When parents and teachers from Pearling Season International (PSI) School decided to run a ...

June/July Highlights from Pine Ridge Job Corps Center  Rapid City Journal

Job Corps Sponsors Intertribal Event. Pine Ridge Job Corps students and staff assisted with the Fourteenth An-nual Intertribal Gathering at Fort Robinson State ...

Local policewomen receive commendations  Sutherland Northern Times

TWO North Division officers have been recognised at the national Scottish Policing Awards for their partnership work on the Driving Ambition programme…

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