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Potholes continue to spook drivers

The weather is changing which brings us into the pothole formation season. Rain, sleet and snow frequently wash out areas of roads and poses threats to drivers. The stress of cars across the pavement loosens the cement, causing it to crack and crumble. Damages to vehicles can include blown tires, ...

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Hands on the wheel, ears off the phone

Talking on the phone while driving should be illegal in Tennessee in order to increase driver safety throughout the state. According to the Tennessean, the Tennessee state legislators discussed a bill which outlaws the use of a mobile phone with your hands while driving. The bill not only includes texting ...

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Photo enforced speed limits are not safe

Tennessee should get rid of photo-enforced speed limits, because instead of increasing safety on roadways, they cause more safety problems. Photo-enforced speed limits have been around since 2001, but the name may be deceiving. Photo enforcers bring more revenue than they do safety. Instead of stopping reckless drivers, the camera ...

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Stress-free spring break: The All State’s guide to having a fun spring break and avoiding all its pitfalls and perils

–pswanson@my.apsu.edu Since the start of the semester, the weather here in Tennessee has been almost unbearable. Every day, we get up to the rain and to the cold and watch as the workload piles up in front of us. After several weeks of this nonsense, most of us are hoping ...

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A text is not worth your life

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate with friends, but no matter how convenient, it is not worth risking a life by doing it while driving. The temptation of being a distracted driver or sending a text message while on the road may be ...

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