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February 2017 Archives

Driver beliefs do not match dangerous behaviors

Some younger Oklahoma drivers might be more dangerous on the road than some of their older counterparts, according to a study carried out by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The survey found that millennial drivers are almost twice as likely to email or text while driving as those in other age groups, and they are more than two times as likely to think that driving 10 miles per hour over the speed limit in a school zone is acceptable.

Trump order delays implementation of FMCSA safety rule

Oklahoma residents may be aware that one of President Trump's first actions after taking the oath of office on Jan. 20 was to order federal agencies to delay the implementation of all new regulations for 60 days. Trump has promised to slash red tape and eliminate unneeded government rules, and the White House says that the president needs the time to review pending regulations before approving or rejecting them.