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OKG Newsletter

Topic: driving

Killer distractions

Distracted driving played a part in 5,500 vehicle-related deaths last year


Gazette staff
To help make our nation’s roads safer, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has turned its focus on combating distracted driving.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Text not, drive not


Gazette staff
Remember the simple days when jamming to “Hungry Like the Wolf” or mopping up a spilled Coke were the scariest distractions in a vehicle?
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Walk the walk


Gazette staff
Although Oklahoma City has stepped up its game in, well, just about everything, we’ve yet to literally take more steps.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Lethal distraction

Oklahoma teens band together to put the brakes on driving while texting.


Carmel Perez Snyder
Support for state legislation to ban texting while driving is growing, and among some of the very people who would be targeted by such a law: young drivers.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Dead or alive


Gazette staff
As the state legislative session winds down, some lawmakers are working to resuscitate proposals that already died. That can be promising news for Oklahomans who fancy schoolteachers packing heat, and more bad news for Oklahomans who don’t like the idea of distracted drivers zooming along the highway.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The good, the bad and the goofy


Cal Hobson
Our legislators are home this summer, having completed their 2013 work. It was a session that saw good bills killed, bad bills consuming too much precious time and the passage of a ridiculous tax cut that doesn’t even kick in until 2016.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

No toke over the line


Kurt Hochenauer
Pot smokers, beware. There really is a reason to get paranoid.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

'Tightening the noose'

Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
I salute Kurt Hochenauer for his spot-on opinion in the July 24 Oklahoma Gazette, No toke over the line.”
Wednesday, August 7, 2013