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    Mobility Scooter Driver

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    According to the news story on NBC News titled, “Not Fast, But Furious: Freeway Cop Stops Scooter Driver, 89” there was an elderly woman (age 89) driving her mobility scooter on the Austrian autobahns that has a speed limit of 81 miles per hour. This occurred in Mainz, Germany on a Sunday afternoon. However, after seeing cars coming in the opposite direction, she turned around and drove in the emergency lane at a maximum speed of six miles per hour in the right direction for two miles. Luckily, the police caught up on the highway and escorted her back home. You may be asking yourself, why in the world this 89 year old lady thought it was the right way to go? Well, she had missed her turn and mistakenly drove the wrong direction up a service…

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    Journal #7 Every day that passes another technology is advanced. Cars are an innovation that are improved upon every adding second. One of these new advances are self driving cars. Many different companies are developing self these creative tools. Self driving cars are an invention of the future that is becoming a reality. Right now there is a huge effort to produce a fully functional vehicle that is reliable. Another facet of this technology is agriculturally. Farmers use this to save time…

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    Glenwood Park Drive Traffic Survey conducted by Blacktown City Council on behalf of Michelle Rowland MP for Greenway of the Lower House of the Federal Parliament I have deduced some specific points from this project. They are: A distressed resident of Glenwood has urgently asked Michelle Rowland (MP for Greenway) to urgently request Blacktown City Council to conduct a survey on the including a monitoring system to detect the speed and frequency of motor vehicles proceeding along Glenwood Park…

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    Speed Limit Analysis

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    Sr. Shene Monroe was on his way to school coming down Riley when he was pulled over by a cop. The cop walks up to Monroe and when he rolls down the window he asks the words every driver fears: “Do you know how fast you were going, son?” Monroe responds saying he is pretty sure he was going 55, the speed limit. “Yes, that's what I clocked you at. But that’s not the speed limit.” That’s when Monroe was informed that all the speed limits in Holland have been reduced to a maximum of 40 mph. Lucky…

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    Distracted Driving Today’s drivers have developed bad habits that can cause accidents or even fatal crashes. The road is shared by all different types of drivers including senior citizens and young people, foreign drivers and drivers with no licenses. All these people have different skills, behaviors and moods. In fact, many young drivers do not care about other people on the road and do not realize the real danger of their bad habits. For example, cars are switching from one lane to the other…

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    The maximum speed for vehicles travelling on Australian highways is currently 110km/h. It is argued that this speed is too slow for a highway and may cause more road accidents and increase the road toll due to the drivers being restricted by the speed limit. When the speed limit is slow, drivers are left dangerously stuck behind and in-between trucks. The drivers are also too frustrated about not going above the low speed limit which can act as a distraction. (Tucker, 2015) Therefore, the…

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    Distracted Driving Cause

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    Driving is an everyday routine. Many people rely on vehicles whether if it’s going to and from school and work or vice versa. Driving may be beneficial at certain circumstances such as you have a reliable transportation, however, driving can also detrimental in that, driving can cause you to crash, and be involved in an accident. The causes of road accidents are: distracted drivers, speeding, and driving under the influence. The main cause of road accidents is distracted drivers. Using…

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    Reducing Speed Limits

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    While the roads in Northwest Ohio have many problems, five simple solutions could be utilized. One of the many solutions Northwest Ohio can use to improve road safety is lowering the residential speed limits to 30 miles per hour or below. Ben Welle, a member of the World Resources Institute, states that lowering speed limits in cities can drastically change the risk of fatalities (Welle). In Ohio, the basic speed limit for residential areas is 35 miles per hour and it is about 70 miles per hour…

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    The years between 1932 and 1945 during the Nazi Germany brought a lot of happiness but also misery. When Weimar Republic was overturn by Hitler’s regime, much of the population was raging for changes. Economic depression was visible in every corner of the country and the promise of a strong nation was what people wanted to hear. Hitler delivered that, sort of. Much of these changes are also visible within the village of Schabbach during episodes 4-8. Many of the villagers became mitlaufers, term…

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    The U.S. Highway system was one of the biggest Public Works projects ever. It took 40 years to complete and is 46,876 miles long. This could be seen as the Eisenhower administrations greatest feat. The highway system was built to eliminate unsafe road and traffic jams to allow better cross country travel. There is an unknown fact about the highway system though, every so often there is a 1 mile stretch of straight road to be used as an airstrip, the ditches between lanes are supposed to be…

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