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511 Deployment Status in Your State

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The 511 traffic system allows you to access up-to-the-minute road conditions for specific routes in your designated area. In most instances you can access 511 via phone, Internet, or a smartphone app, but of course this depends on your city and state. Does Your State Have 511? Currently, 511 traffic systems can be accessed in […]

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Using 511 From Your Cell Phone by Melissa Crumish on

You may access the 511 traffic system using your phone (cell or landline) if you reside or are traveling in any of the following cities are states: Alaska Arizona ARTIMIS (Northern Kentucky – Cincinnati) Colorado Eastern Sierras, California Florida Georgia Idaho Inland Empire (Souther California) Iowa Kansas Kentucky Los Angeles Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Minnesota […]

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Types of Info Via 511 Traffic Systems by Melissa Crumish on

Immediate access to road conditions is the genius of the 511 traffic system. With the 511 traffic system, you can access this information from the Internet, your phone (cell or landline), or a smartphone app. 511 Traffic System Availability 511 traffic systems are currently available in the following cities and states: Alaska Arizona ARTIMIS (Northern […]

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How to Use the 511 Traffic System by Melissa Crumish on

Accessing road conditions or weather for your city or state is easy via the 511 traffic system. Depending on your targeted area you may have one, some, or all of the following access options: By phone (cell or landline) Website Smartphone app Accessing 511 Traffic Systems by Phone The process is easy: Dial 511. The […]

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Teen Driver Safety: Seat Belt Use by Melissa Crumish on

The facts don’t talk, they shout: Out of any driving demographic, teen drivers are the least likely to buckle up. This despite having the highest accident rate out of any other driving demographic per 100,000 drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15 to 20 year olds in the United States. […]

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Headlight Laws Vary Little Throughout the Nation by Nadia Ibanez on

It has become second nature for drivers across the country to turn their headlights on at night, during harsh weather, to let others on the road know where you are, and whenever visibility becomes difficult when driving in unfamiliar areas. These extremely helpful lights are so important that states have designed safety laws around them […]

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Safety Laws On Children, Pets, and Vehicles by Melissa Crumish on

Many states now have safety laws against leaving children and pets unattended in a vehicle. Depending on the state and circumstances, the guilty can be issued a traffic ticket and fined, or, in extreme cases, charged with manslaughter and sentenced to a lengthy jail term. Safety Laws Against Leaving a Child Unattended in a Car Since […]

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