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2014-07-30 23:14:30

2 Smartphone Apps keep Campuses Safer as Fall Semesters Start Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Jill Campbell, CEO and Founder of Safety Alert Apps, Inc., the White House award-winning Smartphone Safety App technology development company, announced today that the company is making available to colleges and universities to colleges and universities around the country 2 different safety apps. In making the announcement, Campbell said, “We created two different apps because...

2014-07-30 23:12:34

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in on an underground parking garage collapse caused by the weight of construction material. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 An underground parking structure in Century City, Los Angeles partially collapsed due to a construction accident, according to ABC News(7.25.14). The weight of construction material was reported to be the cause of the collapse. “In many cases of structural collapses, the weight of the materials...

2014-07-30 23:11:38

Now, Lifeguard Master has recently made an upgrade to their rescue tubes making them last for years. Lifeguard Master often revisits products and looks at ways to improve them. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Whether a lifeguard is out by a pool or watching for swimmers on the beach, lifeguard supplies are vital. Not only is it important to have the right supplies on hand, but quality supplies can sometimes mean a person’s life. Some rescue tubes last between six months to a...

2014-07-30 20:20:39

Keep your tires protected during the busy construction season with the orange-goo with a proven reputation LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For some businesses, the late summer season is the slowest time of the year. However, the warm weather and sunny skies of the season mean that, for construction and road workers, summer is often the busiest time of year. This can be a great benefit for areas that suffer from pot holes and other hazards, but construction can bring its own set of...

2014-07-30 16:22:39

Lancer compact sports sedan joins the 5-passenger Outlander Sport and 7-passenger Outlander crossover/SUV as IIHS "Top Safety Picks" CYPRESS, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announces its affordably-priced and fun-to-drive 2014 Lancer compact sports sedan (excludes Ralliart and Evolution models) has been named a "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In its latest evaluation, the IIHS subjected a...

2014-07-30 16:21:42

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its proposed rule titled "Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food." The proposed rule would establish requirements for shippers, carriers by motor vehicle and rail vehicle, and receivers engaged in the transportation of food to use sanitary practices to ensure the safety of the food they...

2014-07-30 16:21:07

INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES LEARN HOW EVOLVING TECHNOLOGIES AND FUEL-ECONOMY RULES WILL CHANGE COLLISION REPAIR REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNIQUES DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected vehicles and tough new fuel-economy regulations rapidly are transforming the basic DNA of the world's cars and trucks, and that means collision-repair professionals soon will find their jobs much more demanding, requiring more know-how and entailing more complexity, according to auto industry leaders...

2014-07-30 12:28:19

Providence College and University of Texas at Tyler Latest to Protect Their Communities with Nation's First and Most Widely Deployed Campus Safety App FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced even more schools deploying its award-winning, patented Rave Guardian solution for the upcoming academic year. The first and most popular technology of its kind - deployed at higher education...

2014-07-30 12:21:19

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a leading transportation researcher characterized a report pre-pared for a railroad-funded organization on the safety of more productive trucks as fatally flawed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "It has been demonstrated to a reasonable certainty the crash analysis suffered from numerous fatal errors. Trucks are misclassified," said Daniel Blower, an associate research scientist at the University of...

2014-07-30 12:21:12

-- Subaru is the only manufacturer with IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs for all models for five consecutive years (2010-2014). -- Subaru has more 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs than any other brand. -- The 2014 Subaru BRZ earns an acceptable rating in the Institute's challenging front small overlap test. MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that its rear-wheel-drive sports coupe,...


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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...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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