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2014-09-15 08:20:55

WJTV News Channel 12 Joins Effort to Promote Defensive Driving Skills, Dangers of Distractions TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less time than a trip to the movies, a Mississippi teen could learn life-saving driving skills. Toyota is bringing its free TeenDrive365 teen driver experience to Pearl, Mississippi on Sept. 27 and 28 at Bass Pro Shops (100 Bass Pro Drive). It is the first time Toyota has brought the program to Mississippi. Lending a local hand, WJTV's...

2014-09-09 00:20:32

AAA Foundation research reveals opportunities to produce smarter, safer drivers AURORA, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of passage - driver education. State funding and requirements for these programs have declined over recent decades, leaving uneducated teen drivers vulnerable on America's roads. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic...

2014-09-08 08:21:25

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new alliance between ADEPT Driver and Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, students of the Los Angeles-based academy will now benefit from the scientifically proven teenSMART crash reduction program. The teenSMART program was created by ADEPT Driver, a California company that uses scientific methods to develop crash reduction programs that are proven to be effective. The Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy now includes teenSMART's curriculum...

2014-07-23 08:21:03

~ Largest Transit Agency in Ohio Joins Other Municipal Transit Leaders in Engaging the DriveCam Video-Based Technology Solution to Increase Safety and Reduce Risk SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed a full-fleet deployment agreement with Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), the largest transit agency in Ohio. The...

2014-05-30 08:21:15

Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, and North Dakota Selected WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Car crashes remain the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds in the U.S. To help combat this problem, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) announced today that six of its member State Highway Safety Offices have been awarded $100,000 in grants from Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL). Elements of the award-wining teen driving program,...

2014-05-22 08:30:41

Project Gearshift aims to increase awareness around the number one cause of death amongst Canadian teenagers TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - In an effort to educate teens about distracted, aggressive and impaired driving, as well as reduce the number of motor vehicle-related injuries and fatalities among young Canadians, Parachute and partner State Farm launched Project Gearshift today. Now in its second year, Parachute's Project Gear Shift is a national awareness campaign designed...

2014-05-06 12:21:55

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In recognition of Governor Tom Corbett proclaiming May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today joined representatives of motorcycle riding and training communities, as well as the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), to kick off the awareness month. "Both motorcycle fatalities and crashes dropped last year from the year before and overall crash fatalities are at historic lows," Schoch said. "The...

2014-04-21 12:21:37

Clinic is part of driver safety initiative NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The life of a teenager is filled with so many milestones. The one that is, arguably, most coveted is getting a driver's license. Few other events in a teen's life carry the joy of being given expanded freedoms while also being handed the weight of the responsibility that goes with all of it. Several studies focused on teen driving behaviors have shown that the first 12-18 months a new...

2014-03-13 23:02:22

For the first time ever in Ohio, a new state-approved program lets teens complete the required classroom portion of drivers education entirely online. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DriversEd.com has released its new all-online Ohio drivers education course, which, for the first time ever, allows teens in Ohio to start earning a drivers license entirely online. The course launched in mid-February, and is the first of only three courses to be approved by the state thus far. A demo can be seen at...

2014-01-02 08:20:49

TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Everyone has a winter driving story. Young Drivers of Canada is launching their YD Winter Driving Contest "My Funniest or Worst Winter Driving Story" on January 2(nd), 2014 so entrants can share their winter driving experience. Entrants can win one of twelve Winter Driving Packages that include an online tutorial and in-car driving lessons. This prize package gives drivers hands-on defensive driving skills they can use to stay safe for many Canadian...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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