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2012-12-28 08:20:07

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the NHTSA, motorcycle accidents are most commonly the result of a collision with a passenger vehicle, such as a car, truck or SUV. Many times this is due to the failure of other motorists to identify motorcyclists before the collision or failure to identify the motorcyclist in time to avoid the collision. In cases where multiple vehicles are involved, 67 percent of accidents are initiated by another driver violating the motorcyclist's...

2012-12-28 05:03:57

John Demas, Sacramento Injury Attorney, of Demas Law Group discusses a new study that reveals that unlicensed drivers are found to be much more reckless on the road than those with valid licenses. This study has implications for the victims of personal injury accidents, especially since unlicensed drivers are far more likely to be uninsured motorists than those with licenses. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 The California Department of Motor Vehicles has concluded a study that...

2012-12-21 16:20:22

All Subaru models have received a 2013 TSP, while Legacy and Outback earn 2013 TSP+ in rigorous new crash test MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized Subaru as the only automaker earning a 2013 TOP SAFETY PICK award for every model it builds. This is the fourth consecutive year Subaru has earned this distinction. New for 2013, Subaru's Legacy and Outback models (built...

2012-12-21 05:02:34

According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all new model light passenger vehicles is expected to be finalized in the near future. Event data recorders, more commonly known as “black boxes”, collect important information that can be used to help find the cause of serious-injury auto collisions. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all...

2012-12-20 00:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion achieved an Acceptable Rating in the challenging new small overlap front crash test and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently named the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion a Top Safety Pick+, the highest recommendation the organization has for vehicle crash safety The all-new Fusion features the Personal Safety System, new safety belt technologies and a total of eight airbags, which are designed to...

2012-12-18 08:23:03

LONDON, December 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Business price comparison site PowerExperts.co.uk [http://www.powerexperts.co.uk ] has warned at least 86% of small to medium UK businesses are being charged on average 30% more than they should be on their energy bills. Research carried out this year (2012) on behalf of statutory consumer body Consumer Focus shows 48% of polled businesses simply let their energy provider increase their rates by an average 30% without even...

2012-12-16 05:02:03

Mexico Government Chooses Perceptics UVIS to Secure the Venue and Protect Guests. Mexico City, Mexico (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 Perceptics´ Under Vehicle Inspection Systems were chosen by the Mexico Government to secure the Inaugural Ceremonies of President Pena Nieto as Commander in Chief of Mexico´s Armed Forces. Inspection times of vehicles were dramatically cut down from 6 minutes per vehicle to less than one minute. The Mexican Secretariat of Defense ordered the deployment...

Deep Thoughts Can Contribute To Distracted Driving
2012-12-14 11:01:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Holiday season isn´t always filled with joy and glad tidings, strong eggnog and laughter. It´s often a time meant for family and the inherent stress involved with family gatherings. This stress can be quite burdensome at times, taking over our thoughts throughout the day, despite what we´re actually supposed to be doing. A new study has been published just in time for the holidays which has found that a...

2012-12-14 05:02:47

Attending an accredited driving school has many benefits for new drivers, including the possibility of reduced car insurance rates. Driving schools help to reduce the risks that new drivers represent on the road due to inexperience and lack of knowledge, which in turn reduces the risk to insurance companies who are providing their coverage. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 New drivers preparing for the G1 test , the Class 7 test Alberta or any other provincial driving test will...

Highway Fatalities Plunge To Lowest Level Since 1949
2012-12-11 08:14:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High traffic fatalities fell to 32,367 in 2011, the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported on Monday. The detailed report shows the continuation of a historic downward trend in highway deaths in recent years, with a 26 percent decline in overall highway fatalities since 2005, the federal agency said. Experts attribute the...


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Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

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