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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...

2012-12-05 05:00:43

With winter in full swing, Wright & Schulte LLC is encouraging drivers to review safe winter driving tips and road safety tips that can help save lives. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Driving during the winter requires that people take extra precautions on the roadways to prevent car accidents. Safe winter driving tips, however, is not limited to the act of driving, but to people carrying safe winter driving tips equipment in vehicles that can help when in a car accident or...

Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives
2012-12-01 09:40:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Electronic stability control (ESC) technology in automobiles has prevented thousands of fatalities in the US over the past three years, according to a new study released by federal safety regulators on Friday. In the joint report, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that that the high-tech braking systems, which are required on all cars since...


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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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