Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017

Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017

Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather for Monday, July 24, 2017 By G_Bartlett  |  Posted: July 24, 2017    0 COMMENTS   3 SHARES Monday, July 24, 2017image: http://www.cornwalllive.com/images/localworld/ugc-images/276391/Article/images/30453414/16088107-large.jpg Live: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather  Comments (0) Welcome to our live coverage of all the day’s biggest stories, traffic and travel from across Cornwall on Monday, July 24, 2017. We’ll be looking at all the traffic until this evening, so keep checking back to make sure you get wherever you’re going as quickly and safely as possible. We will of course also be breaking news…

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Traffic Noise Ups Heart Attack Risk

Traffic Noise Ups Heart Attack Risk

PhotoCredit:istock Living near the highway could cost your heart dear as researchers have found that risk of heart attack goes up with the amount of traffic noise to which you are exposed. The increase in risk – though slight – is greatest with road and rail traffic noise, less with aircraft noise, researchers said. For the study Andreas Seidler from Germany’s Dresden University of Technology and his co-authors evaluated information from statutory health insurers on over a million Germans over the age of 40. In this case-control study of secondary…

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Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google has announced that Maps for Android and iOS in India will now show traffic alerts to users once navigation mode is switched on. The updated Maps app will offer a spoken alert about upcoming traffic conditions upon entering a destination on the app, meant to help users identify the route they want to take to their destination. While on the road, users will get a heads up about any congestion in the route, and how long it can take. The Maps app will also suggest alternate routes, including giving…

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Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google has announced that Maps for Android and iOS in India will now show traffic alerts to users once navigation mode is switched on. The updated Maps app will offer a spoken alert about upcoming traffic conditions upon entering a destination on the app, meant to help users identify the route they want to take to their destination. While on the road, users will get a heads up about any congestion in the route, and how long it can take. The Maps app will also suggest alternate routes, including giving…

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Uber Partners Mumbai Traffic Police to Install Breathalysers

Uber Partners Mumbai Traffic Police to Install Breathalysers

App-based cab aggregator Uber has partnered with the Mumbai traffic police to curb drunk-driving by installing ‘Uber Breathalysers’ at bars and pubs in the city. Uber Breathalyser is a kiosk that analyses alcohol content in a person’s blood and accordingly flashes a red light, if it’s over the legal limit, and a green light, if it’s safe for the person to drive. If the reading is over the legal limit, a message is displayed on the screen that helps the person request an Uber home, instead of driving. “Through this…

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