Category: Bad Drivers News

School Division puts Cameras in Buses

School Bus Cameras

Drivers be aware: you are being filmed Joe McWilliams southpeacenews.com A warning went out last week to drivers that if they blow by school buses when their red lights are flashing, they’ll be caught on camera. It’s a new measure of the High Prairie School Division, aimed at curbing a persistent and dangerous problem. Everybody…

Bad Driving: What are we Thinking?

Road Rage

Chris Chambers theguardian.com New laws to curb dangerous driving highlight the fascinating psychology of the road Last week the UK government announced a crackdown on unsafe driving. From now on, those of us spotted tailgating or lane hogging will face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three penalty points. As road safety minister Stephen Hammond said:…

Pensioners are NOT bad drivers:

Pensioners are NOT bad drivers: The elderly are no more dangerous on the road than other motorists Fiona Macra dailymail.co.uk While people think older people are dangerous on the road – they aren’t  General health, reaction time, eyesight and hearing all decline with age But pensioners often compensate by driving more carefully Expert suggests there…

Your Bad Driving Is the Reason Traffic Jams Exist

Jennifer Ouellette gizmodo.com We’ve all been frustrated by city traffic, waiting in a long line of cars for the light to change at an intersection. And then the stupid light turns red again before we can make it through because the cars ahead of us took so long to get going. A new video by…

Bad Driving in Beijing: Poor Planning, or Lack of Enforcement?

Traffic in China

Jeremiah Jenne thebeijinger.com The city’s oldest byways are narrow and in need of protection. A good first step would be to ban cars in certain hutongs. Bad policies often inspire the best constructive griping. Such was the case with this week’s decision by the Municipal Government to ban some forms of motorized scooters from the…

Women Flash Signs at Dad Drivers in Traffic

Hang up Cell Phone and Drive

Melissa Correa khou.com HOUSTON – If you commute from the suburbs to Houston you’re bound to run into traffic. During the rush hour commutes a few miles that should take minutes to drive, multiple into hours. Holly Seltz began carpooling with DeeDee Jones a decade ago. They wanted to save money, use the HOV Lane…

Strictest And Most Lenient States on High Risk Drivers

Alina Comoreanu Aug 24, 2016 wallethub.com The average American spends more than 18 hours in an automobile each week, which equates to over 17 percent of his or her waking hours, according to data from Nielsen and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That alone spells risk not only because the odds of an accident increase…

Fremont Police Part of Crackdown on Bad Drivers

129 tickets, two vehicles towed, four hour enforcement. Bea Karnes August 24, 2016 http://patch.com NEWARK, CA — Fremont Police officers were part of a special team that cracked down on bad drivers in Newark Wednesday. Newark residents have been complaining to the police department about speeders and drivers who think that stop signs are meant…