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NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle

NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle Technology In New Cars, Light Trucks

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the first steps towards instituting a new policy requiring all future cars and light trucks to be outfitted with...

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2014-08-19 23:13:17

The auto accident attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers remind drivers to be vigilant about checking for tire damage related to the hazards of driving in hot weather. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 As the summer comes to a close, the auto accident attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers are reminding motorists to check their vehicle’s tires for signs of damage done by driving in the heat. Drivers who neglect standard vehicle maintenance are susceptible to unexpected...

2014-08-19 23:10:09

The Philadelphia attorneys at Cordisco Law LLC reveal a new website designed to provide assistance to Pennsylvania residents injured in an accident or hurt by a dangerous drug. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 No one ever expects to be involved in an auto or truck accident or to be seriously injured by a dangerous drug or medical professional, and when it happens, it can be an overwhelming experience. Knowing what to do next is not easy, and many accident victims struggle to deal...

2014-08-19 23:03:21

Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants in the event of a storm. Precautions include helpful safety guidelines for before, during and after inclement weather occurs. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 During a season in which weather can be potentially hazardous, it’s important that building and facility managers take the proper precautions to help prevent elevator damage and protect the safety of building...

2014-08-19 20:21:46

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today made progress cleaning up an overnight spill of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company will continue cleanup operations tonight and around-the-clock. The company is working closely, on-site, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio...

2014-08-19 20:21:00

WEST SUSSEX, England, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews with unfiltered breathing air taken directly from the compression section of the...

2014-08-19 16:32:20

Appriss® delivers a national public safety app that connects agencies and communities to create a safer place. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MobilePatrol® was released as the first national public safety app to deliver important public safety information like emergency alerts, most wanted, sex offenders and recently incarcerated offenders from thousands of law enforcement agencies covering over 80% of the nation's population. Since then, MobilePatrol has built a...

2014-08-19 16:27:21

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Homeland Security & Public Safety Market - 2014-2022https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1937914/Global-Homeland-Security--Public-Safety-Market---2014-2022.htmlThe Most Comprehensive Homeland Security Market Report Ever Published12 years have passed since 9/11 and the global Homeland Security (HLS) & Public Safety markets are going through major shifts. Markets once dominated by...

2014-08-19 16:21:22

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees applauds the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) on the thoroughness of its final report on the July 6, 2013 rail disaster at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. In its report, TSB made significant recommendations with regards to the improvement of rail safety and safety management systems. TSB identified the need for Transport Canada resources to be dedicated to continuous inspections and audits of safety management...

2014-08-19 16:20:59

-- The 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback shine in IIHS small overlap test, earning TSP and TSP+ awards. -- Subaru has more 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK vehicles than any other brand. -- Subaru is the only manufacturer with IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs for all models for five consecutive years (2010-2014). MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced its good rating and TOP SAFETY PICK award for...

2014-08-19 12:29:24

Lockton report provides information to protect companies' employees and operations during the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current Ebola outbreak, deemed "an international public health emergency" by the World Health Organization, has left many companies uncertain of how to properly protect themselves, while ensuring the safety of its employees and operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090415/CG99351LOGO "The situation on...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

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