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2014-05-09 16:20:36

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Joseph A. Farrow, the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol, accepts the highest state honor for excellence in the protection of children and youth from the Child Safety Network (CSN) www.csn.org. With thousands of PTA leaders in attendance at the 115(th) Annual California State PTA convention at the L.A. Convention center, Ward Leber, founder of CSN presented the award to the leader of The CHP, the largest state law...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....

2014-03-27 23:32:17

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton weighs in on the California Highway Patrol’s conclusion that texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Commenting on a recent news story quoting California Highway Patrol officials who say texting and driving is more dangerous than driving drunk, Irvine car accident lawyer Daniel C. Carlton said today he was not surprised to hear of their conclusions. He said other studies have...

2013-11-28 23:22:05

The case of a driver in Southern California ticketed for sporting “Google Glass” wearable computer underscores the potential dangers of mixing mobile technology and driving, says Santa Ana personal injury lawyer Shehzad Ahmad of California Law Associates. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 A recent news report about a driver who was cited for using a Google Glass wearable computer illustrates how advances in mobile technology might be creating more distracted drivers than ever,...

2013-11-20 23:31:20

Attorney Alex Galindo announces that his client's Civil Rights trial involving a CHP Officer is scheduled to start December 10, 2013. Torrance, California (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Attorney Alex Galindo with the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announces that his client's case Cox v. State of California Los Angeles Superior Court Case No.: BC 473308 is scheduled to commence December 10, 2013. Court documents indicate that on February 5, 2011, CHP Officer Ron McMillan...

2013-06-02 23:16:17

Be Thumbody coincides with the most dangerous driving season for teens. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Impact Teen Drivers and the California Highway Patrol announce the May 27th — June 7th launch of ℠Be Thumbody´, a social media campaign reminding drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and drive without distractions. The campaign coincides with Memorial Day weekend (one of the deadliest weekends on our roads), and challenges social media users to change their...

2012-07-28 23:01:12

Following one of several serious injury motorcycle accidents occurring on California State Route 138, a jury recently awarded one victim $31.5 million in a verdict against California´s state agency responsible for rail, bridge, and highway transportation construction, planning, and maintenance (Caltrans). Case number CIVVS1002497, Superior Court of the State of California for the county of San Bernardino California (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 Following one of several serious injury...

Hands-Free Texting While Driving Legalized In California
2012-07-15 08:51:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Among the 18 bills signed into law Friday by California Governor Jerry Brown was one legalizing the use of voice-operated, hands-free texting and emailing while operating a motor vehicle. According to the Los Angeles Times, the law formerly known as Assembly Bill 1536 will go into law on January 1, 2013. It will allow drivers to "dictate, send or listen to text-based communications as long as they do so using technology...

2012-04-21 23:01:36

Clay Arnold of Arnold Law Firm says getting a ticket from the California Highway Patrol is better than causing injury or death in a crash due to texting or other distractions behind the wheel. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Sacramento car accident attorney Clay Arnold said today that motorists stopped in the California Highway Patrol´s crackdown on distracted “zombie drivers” during April´s Distracted Driving Awareness Month should actually consider themselves...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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