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Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to drink and drive

Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 08, 2016

There were more than 45o alcohol-related crashes involving young people during Spring Break 2015 in Texas, with 16 deaths and ...

Tennessee asks drivers to ‘Ho Ho Hold’ their calls this holiday season

Tennessee asks drivers to ‘Ho Ho Hold’...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 30, 2015

Tennessee followed in the footsteps of Utah and Iowa in telling drivers to get their 'head out of their apps' ...

Utah DOT: ‘Get your head out of your apps’

Utah DOT: ‘Get your head out of your apps’

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 12, 2015

"Get your head out of your apps." That's the playfully blunt message drivers in Utah got on Monday on electric highway ...

Ohio to begin displaying traffic fatality stats on highway message boards

Ohio to begin displaying traffic fatality stats on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 01, 2015

A drive down a road in Ohio might be a bit more grim due to the new message on electronic ...

Utah DOT getting creative with electric roadside signs during “100 deadliest” traffic days

Utah DOT getting creative with electric roadside signs...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

Utah’s Department of Transportation has a message to drivers: You look good. With a seatbelt on, that is. UDOT has started ...

DOT highway signs tell drivers “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps”

DOT highway signs tell drivers “Get Your Head Out...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

In an effort to convince drivers to slow down and focus on the road, several state departments of transportation are ...

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 04, 2014

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning to install a $2 million system on its highways to prevent ...

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

Virginia DOT to improve driver safety on portions of...

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 25, 2014

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will improve driver safety on Interstate 77 ...

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

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

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 18, 2014

When I was a teen driver, I always remembered to buckle my seatbelt. That’s not because I was necessarily the ...

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads safe

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 17, 2013

I thought the idea was to make roads safer. It’s a fact: Teenagers do stupid things. We all do. However, this is ...

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 23, 2013

The Iowa State Department of Transportation plans to launch an app in 2014 called “TXTL8R” as a way to reduce ...

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Posted by EQW Staff on Sep 13, 2013

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are ...

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