Police Pose as ‘Panhandlers’ at Off-Ramps to Catch Distracted Drivers

Four officers from the San Bernardino Police Department went undercover to catch distracted drivers and drivers not wearing seatbelts on July 15.

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A creative way to catch distracted drivers: Cops posing as "panhandlers." The San Bernardino police officers were clearly not trying to trick anyone as their signs read, ""I am NOT homeless. SB Police looking for seatbelt/cell phone violations."

Article by: Kaylee Heck via ABC News

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Merely receiving a phone notification is enough to distract a driver

A new study suggests that phones should be in “Do not Disturb” when we drive.

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A new study suggests that phones should be in "Do not Disturb" when we drive as merely receiving a notification is enough to cause driver distraction.

Article by: Jonathan M. Gitlin via Ars Ars Technica

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Lapin Law Offices’ Blogger Blog: Distracted Driving Is Not Worth A Life

Distracted Driving Is Not Worth A Life

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Good new ad by AT&T, "No Post is Worth a Life | It Can Wait" about the dangers of distracted driving.

 

Read more by Jeffrey Lapin on Lapin Law Offices’ Blogger Blog: Distracted Driving Is Not Worth A Life (http://lapinlawoffices.blogspot.com/2015/07/distracted-driving-is-not-worth-life.html)

 

Distracted driving is dangerous. Do not do it; it is not worth a life.

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Lapin Law Offices’ Blogger Blog: Lapin Law Offices’ Patrick Driver: Getting In Shape

Lapin Law Offices’ Patrick Driver was featured today in an article in the Lincoln Journal Star about getting in shape and competing in wrestling later this summer in the State Games of America.

Via: Lapin Law Offices Blogger Blog: Lapin Law Offices’ Patrick Driver: Getting In Shape
http://lapinlawoffices.blogspot.com/2015/06/lapin-law-offices-patrick-driver-getting-in-shape.html

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Lapin Law Offices’ Patrick Driver was featured today in an article in the Lincoln Journal Star about getting in shape and competing in wrestling later this summer in the State Games of America.

 

Via: Lapin Law Offices Blogger Blog: Lapin Law Offices’ Patrick Driver: Getting In Shape

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New Research: Some Tough Questions for ‘Security Questions’

Source: googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com

New Research: Some Tough Questions for ‘Security Questions’

 

Findings: "Secret questions are neither secure nor reliable enough to be used as a standalone account recovery mechanism. That’s because they suffer from a fundamental flaw: their answers are either somewhat secure or easy to remember—but rarely both."

 

By: Elie Bursztein, Anti-Abuse Research Lead and Ilan Caron, Software Engineer (via Google Online Security Blog)

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6 Distracted Driving Habits You Should Avoid – OSHACampus Blog

Distracted driving has quickly become an epidemic in the United States. We’ve listed the new drunk driving habits that you need to avoid.

Source: www.oshacampus.com

6 Distracted Driving Habits You Should Avoid

 

The 6 "habits" listed in the post are:

 

Eating or Drinking
Grooming Yourself
Tending to Passengers
Driving While Sleepy or Fatigued
Texting
Talking On Your Cellphone

 

Distracted driving is dangerous. Do not do it!

 

Post by: Fositi Marie Athey / OSHAcampus

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Is Your Favorite Website Spying on You?

You know the rules to protecting your privacy online. You hold onto your passwords and login information, account numbers, social security number, and other identifying information.

Source: www.studyweb.com

Is Your Favorite Website Spying on You? [Infographic]

 

Very informative infographic about website tracking include who is doing it, how and how you can limit the information you give out.

 

By: StudyWeb[dot]com

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