Latest Department of Transportation Stories

2013-10-03 23:24:21

A coalition of safety advocates have sued the Department of Transportation in a bid to force the agency’s hand when it comes to a rule mandating the installation of rearview cameras on all new vehicles. The Ochs Law Firm supports their efforts, but with such a ruling still likely to be months (if not years) off, the practice is offering drivers tips on how they can avoid a serious, potentially deadly, accident. Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In 2008, a law was passed that...

2013-08-30 23:03:53

Autonomous Vehicles Are Tomorrow: Here’s What Transportation Technology Is Doing Today Washington (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Just as patients communicate their symptoms to doctors – smart technology is allowing infrastructure to tell civil engineers when something is wrong. Sensors installed on bridges, in roadways, and on maintenance vehicles, are communicating real-time performance and weather data, allowing engineers to solve problems before they occur. “Most people look at a road...

2013-08-09 23:02:51

Fenstermaker travels to Asheville, NC, to exhibit their diverse, innovative services in support of the transportation industry at the 2013 SASHTO Conference. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Fenstermaker is heading to the “Tar Heel” State to exhibit at the 2013 SASHTO Conference in Asheville, NC, from August 24-28. The multi-disciplinary company will be represented at Booth #25 by team members Kam Movassaghi, P.E., Ph.D. (President), Gordon Nelson, P.E. (Baton Rouge Operations Leader), and...

2013-07-18 23:01:37

On a mission to raise awareness of the dangers of untreated sleep apnea in workers who drive vehicles (especially semi-trucks) professionally, four experts offer solutions and presented the new alternatives to the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC last week. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 On Thursday, July 11th, a two hour briefing and Q & A session took place between members of the Department of Transportation and four professionals who strive to make a difference...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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