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2013-11-08 12:20:24

Experienced military truck and bus drivers will more easily be able to obtain civilian commercial driver's licenses under proposed FMCSA regulatory changes WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recommended a series of regulatory changes to further ease the transition of military personnel and veterans into much-needed civilian jobs driving commercial motor...

2013-11-06 12:22:02

EAST GRANBY, Conn., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus Inspection, Inc. has signed a merger agreement to acquire Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., a leading vehicle inspection services and technology company in North America. The purchase price is approximately USD 84 million and the transaction is expected to close in early 2014. -- Opus Inspection has signed an agreement to acquire Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp. (Envirotest) for a purchase price of USD 84 million on a...

2013-11-05 16:20:36

LAVAL, QC, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - With winter fast approaching, now is the time for Canadians to get their winter-weather driving skills in high gear. Driving on icy, wet or snow-covered roads requires sharp winter driving skills, and a good set of winter tires. Michelin Canada is teaching Canadians the dos and don'ts of winter driving with important tips that aim to keep them safe on the road. The Michelin Winter Driving Academy (www.michelinwintercenter.com) is an...

2013-10-31 12:21:38

New Registrations of GVW 8 Vehicles Down 8.5 percent SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent reports compiled by Polk, the global automotive market intelligence firm recently acquired by IHS (NYSE: IHS), new commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) remain soft through the first eight months of 2013. Total new commercial vehicle registrations were 379,300 units, up just two percent from the 371,700 reported during the same period last year....

2013-10-30 23:23:56

Nevada-based agency wants motorcyclists to beware of potential road hazards. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Autumn is a beautiful time for motorcycle owners to enjoy the crisp air and beautiful weather by taking a ride throughout one of the many gorgeous areas that surround Las Vegas. Among the leading causes of motorcycle accidents and collisions are hazardous roads and conditions that can affect motorcyclists, and drivers will obviously want to make sure that they are as safe as...

2013-10-30 23:04:17

d’Oliveira & Associates has been helping victims of motor vehicle accidents throughout Massachusetts. The law firm has experience handling car accident lawsuits and there are no legal fees unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 According to the most recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in just one year Massachusetts had 337 traffic fatalities. 114 deaths were alcohol-related while 103 deaths were...

2013-10-28 23:29:34

Massachusetts car accident attorney at the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone discusses the dangers of distracted driving and rear-end accidents Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Boston personal injury lawyer Mark E. Salomone of the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone today said the recent conviction of a tow truck driver on a charge of vehicular homicide should serve as a warning to all motorists about the extreme danger of distracted driving. Salomone commented on a news story in The Daily...

2013-10-25 12:20:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Texas-licensed truck driver Scotty G. Arnst to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Arnst was served the federal order Oct. 11, 2013. "Safety should be the top priority of every driver of every vehicle out on our nation's highways and...

2013-10-23 16:21:28

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of fall, it's deer hunting and mating season, and Meemic Insurance Company is reminding motorists to be aware of the increased risk of deer-car collisions that always occurs around this time of year. Deer collisions are the cause of an estimated 1.23 million collisions, 200 deaths and $4 billion in damages each year and according to the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety, collisions, injuries and fatalities always increase during...

2013-10-22 08:23:47

AutoPartsWarehouse.com offers tips for DIYing into ski and snowboard season CARSON, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The back to school craze has passed, and the days are beginning to shorten - winter is on its way. With winter getaways and holiday travel on the horizon, October is the ideal time to prepare for winter travel. And with consumers taking on more and more do it yourself projects, the team at AutoPartsWarehouse.com has compiled a list of the Top SKI-IY Projects for the Winter...


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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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