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Sick driver pushed against the guardrail by other motorists on the A5 highway at Westpoort, 15 Oct 2018
Oct 16 '18 08:46

A motorist became unwell while driving on the A5 highway at Westpoort on Monday morning. Other motorists saw it happen and pushed his car to a standstill against the guardrail. They then provided first aid while the emergency services responded. The police called it a "heroic act" on Twitter.

"We are very happy that people were so alert and helpful", a police spokesperson said to AT5. "They prevented worse from happening."

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Apr 30 '18 12:00

A motorist deliberately bumped into another motorist at high speed multiple times on the A27 highway between Geertruidenberg and Werkendam on Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt. The police are looking for witnesses.

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Apr 25 '18 08:54

For the first time more cyclists than motorists died in traffic accidents in the Netherlands in 2017, Statistics Netherlands reported on Wednesday. A total of 206 cyclists and 201 motorists were killed in accidents last year.

The number of cyclists killed in accidents increased from 189 in 2016. The total number of people killed in traffic accidents decreased slightly, 613 in 2017 compared to 629 in 2016. 

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Dec 29 '17 12:50

A 29-year-old man from Goudswaard tried to crash his car into a firefighter in Schiedam on Thursday. "Our colleague managed to jump away just in time. This is absurd", a spokesperson for local safety office Veiligheidsregio Rotterdam-Rijmond said to newspaper AD.

Feb 8 '16 10:56

A motorist caused chaos in Maastricht on Sunday evening when he drove into a crowd of Carnival celebrators. The police fired warning shot to stop the car.

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May 11 '15 17:05

The visually impaired and mentally challenged 71-year old Teun van der Velden from Gemert, Noord Brabant received 60 hours of community sentence for the damage he caused with his cane to a car and a fellow townsman in November last year, AD reported on Monday. The judge found him guilty of damaging property, and ruled him to also pay over 500 euros for the injury he caused to a local resident by waving his cane.

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Apr 14 '15 17:33

One in five motorists will drink too much alcohol before driving on occasion, AD reports. Similarly, twenty percent of those surveyed also believe their judgment is only impaired by four or more drinks, despite official limits equivalent to one or two drinks.

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