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2014-05-04 12:20:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and its members sadly mourn the passing of former House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L. "Jim" Oberstar (D-Minn.), who died yesterday at his home in Potomac, Md. He was 79. ATSSA President and CEO Roger Wentz stated, "As a stalwart champion of America's roadway safety infrastructure, the nation has lost an ardent transportation leader,...

2014-04-02 08:22:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award. Duncan, who has been a longtime roadway safety champion, has worked tirelessly to ensure that work zone safety remained a focus in the most recent transportation authorization, MAP-21. Duncan understands the importance of ensuring that...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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