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2014-08-07 16:20:42

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For three students, paying for college just got a little easier thanks to their winning video submissions in Bridgestone Americas' Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Austin Piedra of Chicopee, Massachusetts, received the top prize - a $20,000 college scholarship, for his winning video, "Break Bad Habits. Drive Safe." University of Pennsylvania freshman Barry Oshiba won second place and a $10,000 scholarship for his video, "The Risk You...

2014-07-17 12:21:32

Public voting will determine the top three finalists who compete for $35,000 in scholarships NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting to select the top three finalists in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest has officially begun. The three finalists with the most votes are eligible to win $35,000 in scholarships and the chance to have his or her video aired as a public service announcement (PSA) on television stations nationwide. The annual contest,...

2014-06-04 12:21:43

Flexibility cited as a top reason travelers choose to go by car, but preparations are key for vehicles and children alike NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer travel season is officially underway, and for most Americans that means packing a bag and hitting the road. Eighty-three percent indicate they take at least one summer road trip, according to a survey fielded by Bridgestone Americas in May 2014 among 2,000 U.S. adults.*...

2014-06-02 20:20:12

Company stresses need to inflate, rotate and evaluate; offers free inspection at retail outlets NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires. National Tire Safety Week, an initiative of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is June...

2014-05-15 12:21:29

Bridgestone redefining tire category with appeal to women, mothers and safety-minded drivers NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is targeting a new audience of tire buyers with the advertising campaign for its revolutionary new tire line. The world's largest tire and rubber manufacturer has tapped Emmy-award winning actress and Modern Family star Julie Bowen to be featured in its new DriveGuard tire advertising campaign. The...

2014-05-12 20:20:28

Donation will rebuild Waterloo Elementary School playground NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Waterloo Elementary school in Monroe, Mich., will now be able to build their much longed-for playground. Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced the school is the winning site of its Fuel the Cause contest, receiving a $25,000 gift from the world's largest tire and rubber maker. More than 376,000 public votes were cast for Waterloo Elementary school...

2014-04-15 16:20:30

Project earning most votes through April 30 to receive $25,000 transformation NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas has announced the 12 finalists of its Fuel the Cause contest and has opened public voting to determine the winner. One of the 12 selected submissions will win a $25,000 gift from Bridgestone to be used toward the transformation of a green space project in one North American community - be it a park, school, playground, community garden or...

2014-04-15 12:21:22

Bridgestone survey reveals distracted driving behaviors persist among young drivers; Teens Drive Smart scholarship contest continues to encourage responsible driving NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 teens say that texting and driving is more dangerous than skydiving, yet young drivers are 50 times more likely to text and drive than skydive, according to a recent nationwide survey*. The survey found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous,...

2014-04-07 12:23:05

DriveGuard tire line makes run-flat technology widely available to consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas today announced the launch of a new line of tires aimed at alleviating the worry, frustration and inconvenience associated with a flat tire. DriveGuard tires from Bridgestone are the first full line of mass-market replacement tires available for coupes, sedans and wagons not originally equipped with run-flat tires. Featuring specially...

2014-04-02 12:20:12

- April 30 Event to Feature State Agency Experts and Industry Leaders - PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on April 30, 2014 with an event called "Recycle Florida: 2014." The event will be held at the Tires...


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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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