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1 Winter weather survival: vehicles
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.01
2/18/2019 Recommendations for winter weather driving include knowing and checking your vehicle, practicing winter driving, staying home during bad weather, and stocking blankets, food, and water in your car; photo.
2 Unlocked cars lead to thefts
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.1
9/25/2014 Nineteen car owners reported thefts from their unlocked cars on one night; photo.
3 Safety tips to ensure a warm and safe winter
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.7
11/15/2011 Tips include staying dry, observe sidewalk conditions, and use winter driving skills. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors should be examined.
4 Under pressure
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.5
10/7/2011 Thoughts shared surrounding the ticketing of a BMW on campus. Even an expensive car does not escape a parking ticket. It was the right thing to do.
5 Rails and space machines
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.3
9/9/2011 A Labor Day trip causes thoughts of a time without petroleum for tires or gasoline. Public transportation needs to be our focus. Believes that trains are much more efficient in reducing congestion and greenhouse gases.
6 UNI transportation offers multitude of services
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 17
4/29/2011 Panther Shuttle, Metropolitan Transit Authority, and the weekend SafeRide are bus alternatives to driving on or near campus. Parking passes for cars are available from the Department of Public Safety; photo.
7 Can you be too old to drive?
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.9
2/25/2011 Statistics show that new teen drivers and elderly drivers are equally dangerous behind the wheel. Elderly people do not want to lose their independence by giving up their driver's license. The elderly are slow to accept change.
8 Message from UNI police
Department of Public Safety
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.3
2/25/2011 Drivers and pedestrians urged to use caution in cross walks on and around campus. Drivers must yield to pedestrians at all times. One out of five killed in traffic accidents are pedestrians.
9 Don't die
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.11
12/3/2010 Winter driving tips shared; slow down, clear windshields, keep the gas tank above half a tank, and pack a winter survival kit.
10 Drive to survive: Winter weather safety
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.8
12/3/2010 The first snowfall of the winter is forecast for the weekend. Cleaning off windshields, slowing the driving speed, and packing a winter emergency kit are all helpful tips; photo.
11 Snow: yesterday's threat, today's enemy, tomorrow's hope
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.10
11/16/2010 We know that snow in Iowa will happen. Readers warned of the dangers involved with winter driving or walking; urges readers to be extremely careful this winter.
12 I know I can go fast
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.17
11/9/2010 Questions whether NASCAR is a sport or not; photo.
13 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center, Aug. 27
Public Relations News Release 2010:17, p.1
8/23/2010 A reception and a historical transportation display will be available for viewing after the ceremony. The display will feature vintage cars and photographs depicting historical methods of transportation.
14 Don't text and drive, kids
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.3
7/16/2010 Students urged to not text while driving. In fact, it is now illegal in Iowa; photo.
15 Don't Text and Drive, Kids
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.3
7/16/2010 Students, faculty, and staff urged to curtail the use of texting while driving. It is now against the law; photo.
16 Variety of transportation options at University of Northern Iowa available to students
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 7
4/30/2010 Cars, bicycles, walking, and bus service are the major means of getting around the campus and Waterloo/Cedar Falls area; photo.
17 Texts change how we communicate
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.5
4/23/2010 Considers the positive and negative effects of text messaging.
18 Experiences with road rage
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.7
4/13/2010 Believes older drivers who drive at reduced speeds are often the cause of frustration for younger drivers; photo.
19 Hail storm damages property at UNI
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.1
4/9/2010 Hail damages some cars around College Hill; photo.
20 Texting while driving may potentially be banned
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:33, p.1
2/5/2010 Iowa lawmakers are considering making texting while driving illegal. Four different bills have been proposed to deal with distractions while driving; photo.
21 Pedestrians have the right of way, right?
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.17
10/13/2009 National statistics indicate that a pedestrian is killed every one hundred thirteen minutes and injured every eight minutes. Dave Zarifis reports that this has not been much of a problem on campus; photo.
22 Vehicle safety emphasized by UNI Police
Deharty--Angela Kaye (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.1
10/13/2009 Eight car burglaries have occurred since January 2009. Dave Zarifis suggests that all valuables be removed from cars or put in the trunk. Recording your name, make, year, and serial number of each item is helpful; photo.
23 Click it or who cares?
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.5
9/25/2009 Using seat belts saves lives. The "Click it or Ticket" campaign of 2006 cost over nine million dollars; raising the use of seatbelts to eighty-two per cent. Was that money well spent?
24 Live for today
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.3
11/14/2008 Life is a precious gift. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Students urged not to take life for granted. Avoid drinking and driving.
25 A new way to 'read'
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.9
9/30/2008 Audio books serve as an alternative to the radio, CDs, and MP3 players for the drive home.
26 Drivers gone crazy
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:58, p.3
7/18/2008 Relates personal experiences with bad drivers in the area.
27 Ethanol: someone please do something about this
O'Brien--Thomas (Class of 1974)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.8
4/25/2008 Mileage comparisons using ethanol and regular unleaded fuel.
28 Cars should be equipped with renewable energy sources
Hylton--Brittany (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:45, p.7
4/1/2008 Thoughts on drastically changed automobiles; getting away from gasoline and diesel power completely; photo.
29 Traffic safety
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.10
3/28/2008 Public urged to support legislation protecting children in motor vehicles.
30 Caution--rough roads ahead
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.5
2/29/2008 Winter weather conditions have caused area roads and streets to be full of potholes; photo.
31 Students warned to keep bikes, cars locked
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:19, p.3
10/30/2007 Bike thefts and car break-ins have been on the increase on campus.
32 Culture Corner
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:38, p.8
2/16/2007 Dangers of distracted drivers for pedestrians.
33 Cold-weather car care
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:36, p.1
2/9/2007 Tips for keeping vehicles running smoothly during the winter months; photo.
34 The Culture Corner
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:34, p.6
2/2/2007 Speed and the use of cell phones while driving seems frequent in the area.
35 Everyone stop walking this way
Randall--Whitney Rae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.5
11/10/2006 Pedestrians need to show some manners in their interactions with automobiles on campus.
36 Slowing it down
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.5
11/10/2006 Students urged to slow down when driving.
37 Driving in Italy a task best left to Italians
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.7
4/7/2006 Talks about dangerous driving in Italy.
38 Art imitates life in car salesman exhibit
Northern Iowan 102:44, p.9
3/10/2006 Art class puts on performance show about cars; photo.
39 Proposed punishment for DUI's
Northern Iowan 102:34, p.6
2/3/2006 Sean Taylor welcomes comments about special license plates for convicted drunk drivers.
40 Right-of-way issue on both sides of the road
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.7
10/11/2005 Hopes that pedestrians can realize that drivers also have an agenda and should not walk in front of a car whenever they feel like it.
41 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.11
10/11/2005 Students respond to the question, "When driving on campus, what is your biggest pet peeve about pedestrians?"
42 Benefits of biking outweigh driving
Northern Iowan 102:9, p.5
9/27/2005 Writers show how riding a bike can save you money and improve your health.
43 My car's a piece of crap . . . and I love it
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.7
9/2/2005 Reflects on the adventures of owning older and less reliable cars.
44 Reap benefits of not driving
Northern Iowa Today 101:49, p.5
4/8/2005 Possible benefits of not driving your car everywhere.
45 Proposed speed limit increase hits roadblock
Turnage--Mark A. (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 101:44, p.1
3/11/2005 The Iowa legislature is proposing a bill that will raise the speed limit to seventy miles per hour; photo.
46 Modern day wash-off beliefs
Garmager--Eli Scott (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 101:43, p.6
3/8/2005 Concerned with the increase of easily removed magnetic bumper stickers as opposed to the previous more permanent ones. Feels it is a reflection of today's societal beliefs in not remaining committed for longer periods of time.
47 Is our current limit enough?
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:42, p.5
3/4/2005 Feels that the speed limit in Iowa should be increased to 70 miles per hour.
48 Adaptability essential in changing business
Musgrave--Matt (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:9, p.5
9/28/2004 Believes the American auto industry should change with the times and begin producing more environmentally friendly vehicles instead of trying to defeat legislation supporting fuel efficient vehicles.
49 Remorse over road rage
Athay--Steve (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:43, p.7
3/9/2004 Denounces road rage and the stress that comes with driving.
50 Oldsmobile on way out, says local dealership
Northern Iowan 99:56, p.1
6/13/2003 Dealer says interest has turned to trucks and SUVs; photo.


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