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Iowa State Patrol Hopes ‘Seat Belt Convincer’ Will Make You Buckle Up  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- Studies show nearly 90 percent of Americans use their seat belts. For those of you who don't, this might serve as some motivation. The Iowa State Patrol ...

Nebraska State Patrol demonstrates the Seat Belt Convincer at Science & Ag Field Day  KTIV

NEAR CONCORD, Nebraska (KTIV) – The Nebraska State Patrol was on hand at Haskell Lab Science and Ag Field Day on Wednesday to demonstrate the ...

Troopers hope this will convince you to buckle up  KCCI Des Moines

A seat belt convincer! The Iowa State Patrol is hoping a new simulator will teach people why they should wear their seat belt. Advertisement. You buckle up, sit ...

National Night Out looms  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg Police Department is preparing to once again bring the community together for an evening of entertainment and fun on ...

Watch: 'Night Out' gives community, law enforcement chance to meet  Norfolk Daily News

Law enforcement and rescue personnel drew a crowd to the park in Norfolk for National Night Out. The Seatbelt Convincer, operated by Sgt. Eric Pfeiffer of the ...

National Night Out event in Kearney aims to build relationships between police, community  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — A K9 demonstration, line dance, fingerprinting, AirCare and playful showers under a fire hose were all part of the city of Kearney's National Night ...

News - National Night Out spotlights first responders  DVIDS

By Scott Prater Mountaineer staff. FORT CARSON, Colo. — The 1942 Seagrave Fire Engine parked outside Soldiers' Memorial Chapel Aug. 6, 2019, hardly ...

National Night Out Set For Aug. 6  Hartford Courant

National Night Out is held each year on the first Tuesday in August, in communities across the country, and is again being celebrated in Rockville on Aug.

Recent wrecks serve as a reminder of the importance of buckling up  KBTX

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) Two young people died this week in separate vehicle crashes in the area, and authorities say neither driver was buckled up.

Muskegon communities celebrate National Night Out Tuesday  WZZM13.com

Tuesday, August 6, communities all over the country will be celebrating National Night Out. It's a chance for people to get involved in their neighborhoods, meet ...

Shopper News blog: Environmental concerns, and a local doctor, propel Bearden startup  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

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 ...

National Night Out planned in North Bend | Education  Fremont Tribune

Deputy Brie Frank hopes area residents will come to an event in North Bend.

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.

Seat Belt Convincer Shows Their Importance  NewsChannel5.com

The "Seat Belt Convincer for Middle Tennessee" displays what it's like to be in a crash, and the importance of a seat belt.

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 ...

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 ...

State Fair: Thursday, Aug. 22  Minneapolis Star Tribune

THRIFTY THURSDAY: Reduced admission: adults (13-64) $13; kids & seniors (5-12, 65+) $10. Special ride and game promotions at the Midway and Kidway all ...

State Education Board Votes to Move Forward with Requiring Seat Belts on Iowa School Buses  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa State Board of Education voted to move forward with a proposal to require seat belts in all brand new school buses. The Iowa ...

Annual program mixes driver's safety, fun  The Daily News Online

Ariana Kuhn felt the back of the yellow go-kart start to spin around as she drove through the curve and hit the track's wet pavement. “It was like my stomach had ...

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 ...

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 ...

Milton Elementary students learn about police work  CapeGazette.com

Sgt. Tony Mendez from the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit visited May 17 with second-grade students in Olga Tigue and Leslie Mitchell's ...

Free One-day Driving Skills Course Open to Fargo Teens  KFGO News

NDDOT is seeking teen drivers with a permit or license between the ages of 14-18 to attend a FREE, one-day safety event.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'The Few and the Proud' join forces with the state to combat drunk driving  WCTI12.com

The Marine Corps Air Station New River played host Monday to the annual North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program Statewide Fourth of July 'Booze ...

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 ...

Iowa State Patrol Responded to Record Number of Crashes in February  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- February was a record-breaking month for the Iowa State Patrol. Multiple snow storms led to terrible driving conditions. Troopers responded to 624 ...

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 ...

Watauga County To Join Thousands of Communities on National Night Out, August 6  High Country Press

By Sherrie Norris. Thanks to the efforts of local law enforcement, Watauga County will be joining forces with thousands of other communities across the country ...

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.

Travel Strongly Discouraged in Blizzard in Algona Area  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- It has been a tough Saturday night for officers in Algona, Fort Dodge and no doubt many other counties. Officers have been sent to check out ...

Grinnell College Professor Honored at Statehouse During Black History Month  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa House honored a 30-year veteran of Grinnell College for Black History Month Wednesday morning at the Statehouse. To make ...

New Iowa State Patrol Chief Sworn in  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- There is a new chief of the Iowa State Patrol. Captain Nathan Fulk is a 22-year veteran of the patrol and will take over as the 17th chief. Fulk says his ...

Seat belt safety at Omaha auto show  KETV Omaha

Winter weather always makes driving more dangerous, but state troopers want you to remember that safety starts with seat belts and smart drivers. A very real ...

Iowa State Patrol Vehicle Involved in Weather-Related Accident  WHO TV Des Moines

POLK COUNTY, Iowa -- Last night's snow created headaches on Iowa roads. In a weather-related crash, an Iowa State Patrol car was struck by another vehicle ...

Iowa State Patrol Joins I-PLEDGE Program to Keep Teens from Vaping  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa State Patrol is joining other law enforcement agencies in an effort to stop teens from vaping. This week the State Patrol joined ...

WHO-HD Earns Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards  WHO TV Des Moines

WHO-HD announced today that they've been awarded two coveted Edward R. Murrow regional awards for journalism excellence. The awards were announced ...

Report: Iowa’s Infrastructure Among the Worst in the Country  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- The state of Iowa has earned a high ranking on a dubious list. Online news site 24/7 Wall St. has labeled Iowa one of the "states that are falling apart.

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.

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.

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 ...

Iowa State Patrol: Speed Played a Role in Fatal I-80 Accident  WHO TV Des Moines

POLK COUNTY, Iowa -- One person is dead following an accident on Interstate 80. The crash happened near the east mix-master around 11:30 p.m. Saturday ...

Iowa State Patrol Ready to Issue Tickets to Drivers with Snow-Covered Windows  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Law enforcement officials are giving a friendly reminder to motorists in preparation for more snowfall this week. It's simple; wipe off all the ...

Iowa’s Spencer Lee Wins Back-to-Back National Championships  WHO TV Des Moines

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- Spencer Lee emerged as a wrestling star in his first year at Iowa. The charismatic Lee won many fans and the national ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iowa has the Top Graduation Rate in the U.S.  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- The state of Iowa once again has the highest graduation rate in the nation. The Department of Education's national statistic center published a ...

Iowa Takes Down NC State to Advance to Elite 8  WHO TV Des Moines

GREENSBORO, North Carolina -- Iowa defeated North Carolina State 79-61 to advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA basketball tournament. It will be Iowa's first ...

State Patrol Warns Drivers After Illegal U-Turn Kills Three Iowa Boys  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- The untimely deaths of three young eastern Iowa boys are an unfortunate reminder to obey traffic signs and not use medians as a way to U-turn. “Always ...

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 ...

Labor Day Weekend Travel Statistics  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- Many people head back to work Tuesday after a long weekend of traveling. The Iowa State Patrol has had a busy weekend with so many people on the ...

College Savings Iowa Plan Offers Free Giveaway to Add to Account  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – College Savings Iowa opens contest to celebrate the benefits to having an account. College Savings Iowa 529 Plan is a savings account ...

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 ...

Residents Hope Increase in Speed Limit Helps Windsor Heights’ Reputation  WHO TV Des Moines

WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa -- What a difference five miles an hour can make. On Friday, Windsor Heights put up the new speed limit signs, solidifying the change ...

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 ...

Price of Safety: Seat Belts on Iowa School Buses Could Cost Tens of Millions of Dollars  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Two school buses with seat belts worked so well last year that Des Moines Public Schools ordered eight more this year, officials say.

Near-Record Number of New Iowa Businesses Started this Year  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- With the lowest unemployment rate in the country, the Iowa Secretary of State said more and more people are taking risks with their money ...

Burke County students learn the consequences of Drinking and Driving at 'Ghost Out'  wfxg.com

Today the Burke County Sheriff's Office teamed up with Governor's Office of Highway Safety to bring awareness to Juniors and Seniors of Burke County High ...

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..

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.

Iowa State Patrol Chief to Retire  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A longtime member of the Iowa State Patrol is set to retire. Colonel Jeff Ritzman started his career with the Iowa State Patrol as a trooper in ...

UAE Young Drivers Behavior and Attitudes (Research)  Dubai Chronicle

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iowa State Patrol Partners with DMACC to Promote Motorcycle Safety  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Area Community College and Iowa State Patrol are partnering together to educate people on safety for motorcyclists. DMACC ...

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 ...

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.

DNR Re-Emphasizing Safety After Six Weekend Hunting Incidents  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For about 60000 Iowans, shotgun season for deer is the most wonderful time of year. "It's the time of year a lot of people look forward to.

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.

New ISU Study Tells us Where and When West Nile is Most Common in Iowa  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- A massive study conducted by Iowa State University is complete, and now we know more than ever about West Nile virus in our state. “So, this is a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Video Released of Trooper Running Out of Way as Semi Hits Patrol Car  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa -- The Iowa State Patrol has released dash cam video that shows a trooper running to get out of the way as a semi bears down on his ...

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.

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.

Iowa Native in ‘American Idol’ Top 5  WHO TV Des Moines

HOLLYWOOD, California -- Iowa native Maddie Poppe is making her way to the top of American Idol. The Clarksville native sang "Nothing Compares to You" on ...

Iowa State Patrol on ‘High’ Alert for Impaired Drivers on 4/20  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- April 20th is a day celebrated by many fans of recreational marijuana, and the Iowa State Patrol says its troopers will be keeping a special ...

Hawkeye Women Edge Cyclones With Late Three  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- For the first time in 22 years, the Iowa Hawkeyes women's team has beaten Iowa State three years in a row. Lisa Bluder's Hawkeyes led by ...

13RAW: Lee Greenwood Performs ‘God Bless the USA’ in Albia  WHO TV Des Moines

Capping off a stellar day of RVTV in Albia, was an amazing performance of "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood. The music legend delivered the patriotic ...

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,” ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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