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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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2014-08-20 23:11:30

Provides a Sophisticated, Easy to Use Emergency Response and Management Tool to the Area's First Responders Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed work on a contract to secure over 20 hospitals in northern Massachusetts. The multi-year program began in 2012 when seventeen hospitals were initially completed with the remaining three being included in 2014. The contract provides for a computerized floor plan and...

2014-08-20 23:11:20

Although this outbreak of Ebola is the largest in history, Sitata continues to advise travelers that their risk is low. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Sitata, a company that provides health and safety information for travelers, has consistently advised that the Ebola risk for the general traveller is very low. Yet, the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been labelled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a PHEIC, or a Public Health Emergency of International Concern....

2014-08-20 23:09:56

Richard Daniels, DO Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Richard Daniels, DO the Medical Director of its new Pflugerville – FM 685 facility. “We are pleased to announce that Dr. Daniels will be the facility medical director of our second facility in Pflugerville,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-08-20 23:02:39

Phoenix Systems releases BrakeShot to revitalize and enhance brake fluid to a higher level of quality and safety. St. George, UT (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Phoenix Systems introduces BrakeShot, the new brake fluid enhancer designed to fight corrosion that is caused by the harmful effects of copper. This liquid brake fluid enhancer instantly combats copper corrosion by restoring and strengthening old brake fluid. BrakeShot helps protect the vehicle's brake system by transforming average...

2014-08-20 16:22:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. 18, 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 is working closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural...

2014-08-20 16:21:04

GATINEAU, QC, 20 Aug. 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) 2013-2014 Annual Report was tabled today in Parliament. It highlights the important work the TSB does to advance safety on our waterways, along our pipelines or railways, or in our skies from coast to coast to coast. TSB investigators and staff have been busy responding to accidents wherever they may occur in Canada. In the past year, we started investigations into 49 accidents, including a...

2014-08-20 16:21:00

Investigation Determines Menzies' Flawed Safety Policy Discouraged Employee Seatbelt Use, Led To Death Of A Worker At Los Angeles International Airport LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today cited Menzies Aviation $77,250 for three serious accident related, one serious and one regulatory violation following an investigation into the February death of a worker at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), who was thrown from the vehicle he was operating without a...

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...


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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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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.