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2011-10-03 09:00:00

California drivers have an easy, affordable way to study for their CDL test. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 California drivers considering preparation for a commercial driver's license (CDL) now have an easy way to complete the preparatory work online. B Line Traffic Schools, an educational leader in online traffic schools, prepares drivers through self-tests, practice examinations and common test questions that help increase the success of passing the rigorous commercial drivers...

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2011-05-27 13:45:00

More than 36 million Americans are unfit to be driving on US roads and would fail a driving test if they were asked to take one today, according to a new survey by GMAC Insurance. The 2011 GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test survey, released today, revealed that 1 in 5 drivers -- roughly 18 percent of Americans -- on the road do not meet the basic requirements to get a driver's license. Even though those results may be shocking, it is actually an improvement over last year's numbers, when...

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...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As nations worldwide, under The United Nations umbrella, called today for urgent, sustained attention to motor vehicle safety upgrades in every country and a Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011 - 2020), Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) urged Congress to pass the Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protection (STANDUP) Act (H.R.1515/S.528) as a proven and effective public health and safety intervention that will prevent...

2011-03-23 06:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Important new changes to Michigan's Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) program are taking effect on March 30, 2011. Under the new law -- which AAA Michigan strongly supported -- teenage drivers with a Level 2 license will have to comply with new driving restrictions. These include limits on the number of passengers in a vehicle and shorter nighttime driving hours. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) Under the...

2011-03-18 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some driver's license services will not be available at PennDOT driver license centers on Saturday, March 26 due to a scheduled upgrade of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Problem Driver Pointer System, or PDPS. The federal government requires states to use the system to determine if applicants have outstanding driver sanctions in other states. All outstanding sanctions must be reconciled before individuals can...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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