Tagged: safety


Driverless cars ready to traverse cities and help save lives

By Kalin Vassilev | Aug. 6, 2014, 12:04 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Though it may seem unlikely now, the speed at which the technology is being developed suggests that driverless cars could be seen cruising down your street as early as 2017.


Montgomery County initiates pedestrian safety campaign

By Saaraa Farooq | Nov. 18, 2012, 1:17 p.m. | In Local »

Last week, Montgomery County Ride On buses started to display ads featuring pictures of Blair students' eyes as part of a Montgomery County campaign targeted at high school students in the Four Corners area to improve pedestrian safety in areas with the highest densities of collisions.


TechnoLogical: Hurricane Sandy is coming to town

By Melissa Arias | Oct. 29, 2012, 2:28 p.m. | In News Blog »

Gear up readers, Sandy's attacking the East Coast.


School bus safety questioned

By Temi Ibirogba | Oct. 17, 2012, 1:32 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

It wasn't until recently that I noticed that we don't wear seatbelts on the school bus. Yes, a crash wouldn't have as much impact because it's a considerably larger vehicle but, if the driver brakes suddenly, you can go flying.


Lack of offense thwarts Blazers in opener

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 1, 2012, 10:48 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team lost their season opener to Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) by a score of 13-2 on Friday.


Nuclear power and responsibility

By Urvi Banerjee | July 19, 2012, 9:31 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

A recent investigative report claims that the Japanese nuclear power disaster last year was "profoundly man-made," calling the pursuit of nuclear energy into question.


Budget cuts beat progress

By Saaraa Farooq | May 25, 2012, 11:10 p.m. | In News Blog »

Substance abuse is a growing problem among adolescents and it needs immediate action for prevention and treatment. According to Teen Health, in the past year, 70.6 percent of high school students admitted to alcohol usage.


Administration to begin Pedestrian Safety Program

By Allison Daitch | Oct. 14, 2011, 2:21 p.m. | In Local »

A team of Blair administration and Montgomery County officials participated in the Pedestrian Safety Program's first meeting at Blair on Oct. 12 to increase pedestrians' safety at Four Corners.


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