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Valpo police increasing dui patrols

VALPARAISO | Law enforcement agencies across Indiana are participating in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign now through Labor Day.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

House backs camera enforcement for school bus stop-arm violations

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 72-22 Thursday to authorize camera enforcement of school bus stop-arm violations.

January 30, 2014 6:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Ticket stop-arm violators, not their cars

Putting cameras on the stop arms of Indiana school buses is a good idea, but only if they're used properly.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am

School bus cameras could nab stop-arm violators

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier motorists driving past a school bus with its stop arm deployed, as it picks up or drops off children, may soon get a $300 ticket in the mail.

January 20, 2014 4:15 pm Related

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Cops to crack down on drunken drivers for holiday

Cops to crack down on drunken drivers for holiday

Police say local jails are preparing Thanksgiving dinners for drunken drivers celebrating Blackout Wednesday.

November 21, 2013 7:30 pm

Local motorists are steered into federal drinking and driving survey

CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana residents unexpectedly found themselves giving breath, saliva and blood samples as well as answers about their personal lives last weekend for a federal survey on impaired driving.

September 25, 2013 10:12 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Improve bicycling safety on our streets

MITCH BARLOGA: Improve bicycling safety on our streets

Last Monday, a Chicago businessman, and skilled bicyclist, was killed riding his bike while on vacation with his family in Michigan. There is still no known reason why the driver of the automobile swerved into him. You could imagine a number of possibilities.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.

May 19, 2013 5:30 pm Related

Indiana State Police to lead drunken driving crackdown

Indiana State Police will join 260 local law enforcement agencies in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign through Sept. 5.

August 22, 2011 11:40 am
Car seat installation usually wrong, yet crucial to child safety

Car seat installation usually wrong, yet crucial to child safety

Motorists, bombarded by driving-related statistics every year as the summer road trip season approaches, can add another jarring figure to the list. Although the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rates the strength of Indiana's child restraint laws as "good," local child passenger safet…

June 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Ford issues recall on nearly 1,700 new Explorers

Ford Motor Co. is voluntarily recalling 1,658 Explorer SUVs following concerns the seats don't conform to federal motor vehicle safety standards.

February 08, 2011 12:00 am

Lawmakers go ape with new laws

SPRINGFIELD | Although Illinois lawmakers were unable to agree on a plan to extricate the state from its financial quagmire, they did go bananas in approving a slew of new laws.

December 27, 2010 12:00 am
Data drive traffic safety improvements

Data drive traffic safety improvements

Even as police officers in Indiana write accident reports, allowing trends to be analyzed each year, officers are trying to reduce accident rates. Their efforts are working.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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