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2014-07-17 23:09:58

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman says building a truck ramp and increasing truck traffic near a recreation center where hundreds of children play each day, raises big safety concerns. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A piece of construction equipment from a city construction site on the Upper East Side flew up and crashed through a window of the Asphalt Green recreation center, injuring a woman who was exercising. According to CBS News (7.9.14), two construction...

2014-07-17 08:21:34

Elevates Vehicle Safety with Extended Reaction Time and Spatial Awareness Technology NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Distracted driving is the cause of 72% of car accidents, resulting in more than 15 people killed and another 1,200 injured each day in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). "Visual-manual tasks can degrade a driver's focus and increase the risk of getting into a crash up to three times," explains National Highway Traffic Safety...

2014-07-12 23:01:20

Global Automotive Blind Spot Detection Market 2014-2018, Global Automotive Auto Dimming Mirrors Market 2014-2018 and Global In-vehicle Sensors Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Smart sensors can quickly sense an approaching crash, its nature, the vehicle position, and also decide which airbag to deploy at the time of a crash, which helps in controlling the extent of any damage. Therefore, in many cars,...

2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-07-03 23:04:52

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Automotive Airbags markets. Global market for Automotive Airbags is projected to reach 555 million units by 2020, driven by increasing automobile production in developing countries, strict federal safety regulations, and growing consumer emphasis on occupant safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Airbags represent the most important safety device in an automobile, given their ability to...

2014-07-01 12:22:04

Madza continues driving towards better safety standards as it receives high marks from the NHTSA MIAMI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After Mazda released the new Mazda3 and its latest redesign in 2014, the first thing they did for the 2015 Mazda3 in Miami, Fla. is have it inspected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Coming out of the inspection, the Mazda3 earned a five-star overall crash rating, an achievement Mazda never attempted with the models...

2014-07-01 12:21:42

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123661 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

2014-06-30 23:10:25

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) is only 7 days away, and ITS America, Honda, Toyota, QNX and Kapsch have all confirmed their attendance. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Advanced Automotive Safety USA Conference & Exhibition 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI), now in its third year, will see leading minds gather to discuss the next stages for intelligent transport systems. With autonomous...

2014-06-25 23:07:30

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) has seen a flurry of bookings. Companies such as Harman, QNX Software Systems, Liberty Mutual and Hyundai have all secured their spot for the event in just two weeks’ time amongst 150 other industry execs. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With ITS America, GM, Honda and Kapsch all confirmed to speak to offering expert insight into advanced road safety technology, there has been a surge...

2014-06-25 16:21:14

FAREHAM, England, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rami Debouk of the General Motors Research and Development Center in Warren, Michigan, has received the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) InterRegs Standards & Regulations Award in recognition of his research, analysis and development of system safety processes and standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121672 UK-based InterRegs has been promoting vehicle safety for a number of years by recognising the...


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