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Ministers don’t know if £486m pandemic traffic light system worked, sê LP’s

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At least £486m of taxpayer funds were spent on implementing the “traffic light system” for international arrivals during the coronavirus pandemic. But the government “does not know” whether it worked or not, according...

Texas woman given traffic ticket says unborn child counts as second passenger

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A pregnant woman in Texas told police that her unborn child counted as an additional passenger after being cited for driving alone in a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane, offering up a potentially clever defense for m...

Air traffic control union warns overtime and shortages are compromising agency

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Australia’s air traffic control agency is relying on hundreds of hours of overtime as it struggles to fill shifts in airport towers, a union analysis of internal rostering documents shows. The staff union representin...

Taipei cools tempers by cutting traffic light wait time for summer

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Authorities in Taipei have shortened waiting times at traffic lights for the summer, fearing that pedestrians could become ill if they are forced to stand in the tropical heat for too long. The announcement on Friday ...

Taipei cools tempers by cutting traffic light wait time for summer

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Authorities in Taipei have shortened waiting times at traffic lights for the summer, fearing that pedestrians could become ill if they are forced to stand in the tropical heat for too long. The announcement on Friday ...

Traffic noise slows children’s memory development, studie bevind

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Road-traffic noise significantly slows the development of crucial memory and attention skills in primary school children, research has found. The study of almost 2,700 children aged between seven and 10 in 38 skole ...

Multi-vehicle crash on M1 south of Brisbane causes traffic chaos

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A multi-vehicle crash in Brisbane’s south created chaos on Tuesday morning, with reports of motorists stuck in traffic for more than four hours. Queensland police Sr Sgt Todd Sucic said a 12-vehicle nose-to-tail accid...

Why bike lanes don’t make traffic worse – video

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Cities in the UK and around the world are installing new bike lanes to help reduce emissions, but some claim they are making traffic worse. The argument goes that bike lanes means less space for cars and therefore mor...

DoorDash driver’s video shows officer firing stun gun in Tennessee traffic stop

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A Tennessee police officer who used his stun gun on a DoorDash driver wrote an arrest report saying the man had become argumentative while denying he was speeding, refused to hand over identifying information, demande...

Traffic, tickets, gas: rideshare and delivery app workers fight to unionize

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For nearly three years, Kevin Zhou has worked as a delivery driver in New York City for DoorDash, UberEats, Grubhub and other food delivery apps, and often has to work 12 aan 16 hour days just to make enough to make en...

Defense rests after Kim Potter describes ‘chaotic’ traffic stop that killed Wright

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The defense has rested in the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Black motorist Daunte Wright. Kim Potter, 49, is charged with manslaughter in Wright’s death during a traffic stop on ...

Freight traffic between Great Britain and Dublin drops by a fifth

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Freight traffic from Great Britain to Dublin Port has dropped by a fifth since Brexit while business with the EU has leapt by more than a third, a report shows. Exporters and importers in Ireland have been avoiding th...

New Zealand Covid: Ardern unveils post-lockdown ‘traffic light’ system linked to 90% vaccination rate

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Meer as 18 months into the pandemic, New Zealand has announced its roadmap for a post-lockdown future – and says dropping restrictions hinges on the country hitting some of the world’s most ambitious vaccination rat...

Squid Game’s success reopens debate over who should pay for rising internet traffic

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The breakout success of the Korean drama Squid Game has prompted a local broadband provider to launch legal action to force the maker, Netflix, to help pay for the huge surge in traffic, the latest flashpoint in the a...

‘It was war’: school-run parents tackle petrol crisis traffic chaos

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Bounds Green primary school sits on a road so busy it has a bridge for a pedestrian crossing. Even on a good day the air is acrid, suffused by mephitic fumes belched continuously by traffic on the A109, which bisects ...

Five arrested after Iain Duncan Smith ‘hit on head with traffic cone’

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Five people have been arrested after Iain Duncan Smith was allegedly hit on the head with a traffic cone during the Conservative party conference. Greater Manchester polisie (GMP) said it arrested three men and two wom...

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