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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...

2011-03-15 12:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 8,000 people in the Commonwealth awaiting an organ transplant, and thousands of others waiting for a tissue transplant, there is a critical need for Pennsylvanians to register as designated organ and tissue donors. "In April, during National Donate Life Month, we honor donors who have provided others with a second chance for a healthy life and encourage more Pennsylvanians to share this precious gift," says Susan Stuart,...

2011-03-14 00:00:27

Federal legislation introduced by New York lawmakers would promote safe and responsible driving by younger drivers, Rochester car accident lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb says. Rochester, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 12, 2011 A Rochester personal injury attorney who represents New York car accident victims said today he endorses a plan that would set a national standard for states to implement graduated driver's license programs for teen drivers. Two New York lawmakers, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep....

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2011-03-03 06:00:00

According to insurance giant State Farm, about one in five drivers said in an informal online survey that they surf the Internet while behind the wheel. State Farm says it will conduct a more detailed scientific study this year.  In the November survey of 912 licensed drivers, over 19 percent admitted to accessing the Internet on a cellphone at least once a week while driving. That compared with 74 percent who reported making or receiving calls at least once weekly while driving and 35...

2011-02-15 00:02:57

New regulations in Texas require individuals over 18 and under 25 years old to take a 6 hour Adult Drivers Education course. DriversEd.com has received approval to offer the course which will provide some compelling benefits to future drivers. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 DriversEd.com has received approval from the Texas Education Agency to provide a drivers education course exclusively for adults. The course, mandatory in Texas for individuals over 18 and under 25 years old, is...

2010-12-13 23:01:00

Safe Passengers Today; Good Drivers Tomorrow WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA with the support of the General Motors Foundation is launching Countdown2Drive, a national education program that is designed to equip teens ages 13 - 14 and their parents with safe passenger and driving knowledge well before the teen is ready to drive legally. The program's goal is to help teens learn how to protect themselves in vehicles as they become more independent....

2010-10-29 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT has added a new feature to its website to help residents who have lost their driving privileges and are working to restore them. "Pennsylvanians have asked us to add the option to request license restoration requirements information to our growing list of online driver and vehicle services," said PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. "We are listening to our customers and are pleased to add this online service." Those affected...

2010-10-12 09:05:00

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago and the Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White empower parents to get involved with their teens' learning-to-drive process with the launch of their joint, new teen driver safety website, which can be found at IllinoisTeenDriving.com or TeenDriving.AAA.com. The interactive site helps parents and teens manage the complex coming-of-age process by providing users with specific information based on Illinois laws and where they are in the...


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