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2012-12-26 05:00:13

Following an article about expanded airport security checkpoints to reduce wait times, Surf Patch responded with their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, travel company, Surf Patch, responded to a Maui Now article by Wendy Osher, regarding Kahului Airport expanding their airport security checkpoints to help passengers flyclear of long waits. According to the Maui Now article, Kahului Airport expanded a security checkpoint lane to accommodate 3 more people...

2011-07-20 10:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California saw a decline in overall traffic deaths in 2010, marking the fifth year in a row of safer roads. According to federal government figures, total vehicle fatalities dropped 11.9 percent, from 3,081 in 2009 to 2,715 in 2010. Since the latest high of 4,333 in 2005, the 2010 figures show a total decline of 37.3 percent. California continues with double-digit percentage decreases even as the nation shows signs of leveling, with...

2011-02-18 08:41:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcyclists across the nation are awaiting a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York which they hope will declare New York's "motorcycle only" roadway checkpoints to be unconstitutional. The case Wagner et al. v. The County of Schenectady, et al. could end up in the United States Supreme Court. The checkpoints, which target well-known motorcycle events, force motorcyclists traveling to and from those events to...

2011-02-03 12:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A DUI crash or arrest would be a disastrous end to any Super Bowl celebration, PennDOT and State Police officials today reminded motorists. On Super Bowl Sunday, local and state police will be on the lookout for motorists driving under the influence. PennDOT's preliminary data points to 246 crashes during the 2010 Super Bowl, 18 of which were alcohol-related. Two people died in these crashes. "Keeping impaired drivers off our...

2011-01-27 00:02:57

Longo brings over 25 years of CPG experience to the fast-growing shopping app Venice, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 CheckPoints LLC today announces that Robert Longo will join the growing startup as Senior Vice President of Sales. The CheckPoints mobile shopping app, available on both iPhone and Android phones, has been downloaded over 500k times since it launched in October 2010, with over 600k in-store product scans. Longo will lead the CheckPoints' effort to educate brands about the app....

2009-12-17 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season, state traffic safety officials continued to tighten their firm grip on drunk drivers today by declaring 2010 as "The Year of the Checkpoint" and announcing a record $8 million in grant funding to 148 law enforcement agencies for DUI checkpoints - up from $5 million in 2009. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund more than 2,500 sobriety checkpoints in 2010, a 47 percent...

2009-09-14 10:09:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida DUI Attorneys for John Musca auspiciously challenged a Cape Coral DUI Checkpoint, where their client had been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. After returning from having dinner with his wife, the client had been stopped at a checkpoint which was within four buildings from his home. He was then asked if he had anything to drink, where he acknowledged that he had some wine with dinner. He was then detained and asked to...

2005-07-05 13:29:27

By Valdis Wish BERLIN (Reuters) - To jeers from protesters, demolitioncrews on Tuesday began uprooting hundreds of crosses from thesite of former Checkpoint Charlie set up to commemorate victimskilled trying to escape from communist East Germany. In an effort to stop the unofficial memorial being cleared,several protesters chained themselves to the wooden crossesfrom the place where the legendary Cold War checkpoint oncestood on the line separating East and West Berlin. Police stoodby. A...


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