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Restrictions Do Little To Prevent Fatal Crashes
2011-09-14 13:27:19

  Tougher state laws that have placed restrictions on teenage driving, requiring them to “graduate” from an intermediate license to a full license have seemed to prevent fatal crashes involving teens, but only among the youngest drivers, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study showed that restricting nighttime driving and number of passengers in a car were associated with a lower incidence of fatal crashes among...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

"4SafeDrivers.com- A Comprehensive Guide to New York Driving Records" Cartersville, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 4SafeDrivers.com recently announced that New York residents now have access to their comprehensive driving record via the company's online portal. http://www.4SafeDrivers.com's online platform offers consumers and business owner's access to needed documents through its simple site navigation tools and resources. Driving records for New York state residents contain information about...

2011-06-16 00:00:29

Last week, national first and second place winners of the Distracted Driving Viral Video Scholarship Contest were announced. The national contest gave eight students from different law firm sponsored regions a chance to win the grand prize of a $10,000 scholarship or a second prize of $3,000 in addition to the $1,500 they each won during the regional contest rounds. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Driving Safe vs. Distracted Driving Many of today's drivers are less aware of the road...

2011-05-13 12:33:00

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States is currently facing a shortage of long and short haul truck drivers and the shortage is projected to worsen over the next ten years. Diesel Truck Driver Training School is working to fill this shortage by providing Commercial Driver's License training courses for prospective truck drivers. According to a recent study prepared for American Trucking Associates, the United States currently faces a shortage of qualified truck...

2011-05-12 10:07:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coon Rapids High School driver's education students will get a first-hand view from behind the wheel of a semi truck on May 16 as part of a program to learn how to safely share the road with trucks. The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) is sponsoring a visit by the "Share the Road" truck and local drivers as part of an ongoing driver and public initiative focused on road safety. "The Minnesota Trucking Association is focused on safety and...

2011-04-25 23:01:00

NEW YORK, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all (95 percent) parents believe they're safe drivers yet 82 percent of teens report seeing their parents be careless when driving More than three quarters of tweens say they will rely heavily on their parents' advice when they start to drive. Nationally renowned family psychologist says parents can have a positive impact by serving as role models and discussing safe driving practices with their children Ford expands award-winning teen...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.