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2014-05-15 12:21:09

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This May, Florida moviegoers may see a glass case full of whirling dollar bills next to the popcorn machine and wonder how someone could let all that money just fly away. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has placed two money machines in Florida movie theaters this month to visually depict the financial impact of a $200 seat belt violation for the 2014 Click It or Ticket mobilization. Florida has been a primary seat...

2014-05-14 12:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1. "Vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to unbelted motorists," said State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. "Currently, the Commonwealth's seat belt usage rate is 84...

2014-05-09 20:20:52

The Law Offices of Burg & Brock, Inc. strives to make the world a safe place for motorcyclists, whether through safety tips or effective legal counsel. LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the month of May in Los Angeles, the air is warm and the sun is high, which is why it's the perfect time to hit the open road. This is particularly true if, like acclaimed personal injury and burn injury lawyer Cameron Yadidi Brock, you enjoy the excitement that comes from riding a motorcycle. That's...

2014-05-08 23:07:29

Enters commercial real estate, borrower’s certification markets with two new services. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Quiktrak, a global leader in asset verification and inventory audit solutions, today announced that it has added two new inspection services to its portfolio. Quiktrak will now offer Commercial Real Estate Inspections and Borrower’s Certification Inspections to customers in the leasing and finance industry. Quiktrak’s Commercial Real Estate Inspection service...

2014-05-05 08:21:13

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP has published new guidelines for organizations operating vehicle fleets, recommending fleet purchasers only select vehicles that have been rated by New Car Assessment Programmes (NCAPs) with the 'five star' or 'Top Pick' safety rating. Global NCAP also advises fleet managers to confirm that the cars they purchase meet the UN's minimum vehicle safety standards. Global NCAP Secretary General David Ward said: "Any...

2014-05-02 16:20:56

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - 5514 KM (the car seat importer) and Transport Canada are informing the public of a safety concern related to 618 Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me child car seats, Model FP3000C, manufactured by Team-Tex on August 22, 2013. Issue: During a simulated crash test with a 6-year old test dummy and the restraint in a forward-facing position, the top tether strap tore out of the plastic back and the test dummy's head went forward beyond the allowable limit. Safety...

2014-04-29 08:22:19

The Allstate Foundation invites teens to inspire their peers with smart driving and win a school visit by Austin NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Foundation and singer Austin Mahone are challenging teens to #GetThereSafe during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month this May and throughout the summer, the deadliest season for young drivers on the road. Starting today through August 8, teens across the country will have a chance to show where and how they get there...

2014-04-25 08:58:37

Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. “Video-based systems that use cameras to detect when a car is drifting out of its lane are cumbersome and...

2014-04-22 08:22:47

Oil and Gas Awards recognize ROVR System as the new standard in driving safety DENVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartasite was recognized as the Best Product in Health and Safety at the recent Oil and Gas Awards for its ROVR solution. Cartasite technology solutions were nominated in three categories and won the prestigious Best Product Award in Health and Safety. Since its introduction in 2009, ROVR has proving effective in reducing motor vehicle crash rates by over 55 percent...

2014-04-18 23:07:16

A smaller, cheaper version of the ignition switch used by General Motors in its recalled vehicles may have been made to lower expenses, NHTSA and Center for Auto Safety say ROGERS, Ark. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Arkansas auto accident attorneys at Bailey & Oliver Law Firm will continue their investigation into injury and wrongful death claims associated with General Motor’s Feb. recall as new accusations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Center for Auto...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.