Indiana officers cracking down on impaired driving next month

first_img Indiana officers cracking down on impaired driving next month Twitter IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img TAGSimpaired drivingIndianaNational Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationNHTSAofficerspolice (Photo supplied/ABC 57) Indiana police officers will be cracking down on impaired driving next month, as part of a statewide enforcement campaign.From February 26 through March 21, officers will be conducting high-visibility patrols showing zero tolerance for those driving aggressively, over the speed limit or under the influence.The overtime patrols are funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) through an Indiana Criminal Justice Institute grant.A report released from the NHTSA reveals that more road users engaged in risky behaviors in 2020, such as speeding or driving under the influence, and that fewer motorists wore seat belts.Also despite fewer drivers on the road in Indiana, 2020 was the third highest year for traffic fatalities in the past decade.To avoid the potential for legal fees and criminal charges, the department recommends following these simple steps:Slow down and follow all posted speed limits.Never drive impaired. If you plan on drinking, plan for a safe, sober ride home.Do not tailgate or drive aggressively.Put down the phone and avoid distracted driving.Buckle up – every trip, every time. By Brooklyne Beatty – February 24, 2021 0 327 Google+ Facebook Pinterest Previous articleCOVID-19 is the biggest cause of death in Michigan historyNext articleMeijer, South Bend Cubs team up for turkey giveaway Brooklyne Beattylast_img read more

Watch Audi RS3 With Formula E Motors Get Tested

The car is built by ABT Schaeffler who’s using it as a test bed to further develop high-performance electric technology.For Formula E fans, the name ABT Schaeffler will certainly ring a bell. The German tuning company has been present in the electric racing series from the start. And now, it seems that its racing technology is being brought to the street thanks to the Schaeffler 4ePerformance concept, a Formula E car for the street.More from Formula E Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on September 25, 2018Categories Electric Vehicle News Virgin Says Audi Formula E Supply Deal Is A “Multi-Year” Arrangement Evans Driven By “Hurt” From Lack Of Regular Jaguar Formula E Podiums What is essentially an Audi RS3 TCR, the vehicle comes with a 220-kilowatt electric motor powering each wheel. Naturally, every one of these electric motors has been taken straight out of the ABT Schaeffler FE01 Formula E race car. In turn, up to 1,180 horsepower and 1,280 Nm of torque is available to the driver. Thanks to Active Torque Vectoring, the Audi RS3 now has the ability to sprint from zero-to-124 mph in less than seven seconds. Let that sink in. Furthermore, the vehicle relies on two batteries with a total capacity of 64 kWh. “For Schaeffler, this vehicle is a test laboratory on wheels thanks to its free scaling options for the drive power,” explained Simon Opel, Director of Special Projects Motorsports at Schaeffler. “We are currently testing and developing our own driving dynamics control system, which is based on physical vehicle and wheel modeling. We have been learning a lot especially in the area of software-based driving dynamics control systems.”Above, you can see what this vehicle is capable of. Impressive standstill spins around its axle, all the way to burning tires in seemingly every situation. The sheer stability and speed in cornering should make anyone that loves racing more than impressed. Press play and enjoy a taste of what the future brings. Source: Electric Vehicle News Sims Joins da Costa In BMW Formula E Line-up read more