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2014-03-13 12:20:55

Updated rule would slash highest federal paperwork burden after taxes and prevent fatigued drivers WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposal to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in their vehicles to improve compliance with the safety rules that govern the number of hours a driver can work. The proposed...

2014-03-13 00:20:55

TORRANCE, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's efforts in the areas of enhanced driver visibility have been recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as part of its 5-Star Safety Ratings program (also known as the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)), with nearly all Honda and Acura models with rearview camera systems becoming the first vehicles in the industry to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for having met its Advanced...

2014-03-12 16:21:44

Lifelong Driver®, a community-facing safety driving program, earns recognition for performance improvement practices and simulation-based innovation SALT LAKE CITY, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver and Allen Communication have been recognized with an ASTD Excellence in Practice Citation for Lifelong Driver, a science-based driver safety program that is increasing awareness and reducing accidents involving senior drivers. The program was built with cutting-edge technology...

2014-03-10 23:28:36

Online driving courses now allowed in Ohio, said a report. In response, Stisim Drive recommended driving simulation training to go with them for a more effective yet convenient driving education system. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 In Ohio, online driving courses are now permitted. A report from cleveland.com said that three out-of-state companies were already allowed to provide classes in the region via the internet. In response to it, Stisim Drive advised the use of driving...

2014-03-06 16:20:35

Program Marks FleetRisk's Largest Fleet-Wide Deployment SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetRisk Advisors, a strategic business unit of Omnitracs, LLC, today announced that multi-national trucking company Schneider will deploy FleetRisk Advisors' Driver Safety and Driver Retention models across its entire fleet. During a three-month pilot using FleetRisk's model, Schneider achieved a significant reduction in crash rates per million miles and driver turnover in the...

2014-03-06 12:20:35

- Segment-exclusive 4x4 system with available low-range function coming for the U.S. Sprinter, exclusively mated to the optional 3.0L V6 BlueTEC clean diesel powertrain with 188 hp and 325 lb-ft. MONTVALE, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pioneer of the modern van movement in the U.S. since 2001, the latest Sprinter Van went on sale in the U.S. in the fall of 2013 at authorized Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner dealers. It received a new look, new technology inside the vehicle, and new...

2014-03-06 08:37:04

In-cab "monitor, sense and alert" systems expanded with event recorders and on-board performance management, complementing existing suite of collision avoidance, lane departure warning and roll stability control technologies ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the full deployment of Drive Safe Systems(TM), a suite of advanced on-board "monitor, sense and alert"...

2014-03-04 08:22:52

GENEVA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is unveiling a new steering wheel concept that is being shown on the Rinspeed XchangE showcar today. The steering wheel offers a number of multi-functional features including hands on/off detection to help support the driver during semi-automated and automated driving situations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/DE76255 Guido Hirzmann, group leader, new technology, Mechatronic, commented: "Rinspeed's...

2014-03-04 08:21:47

- 61 U.S. metro areas saw increased traffic congestion in 2013, a big shift from 6 in 2012 KIRKLAND, Wash., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, today released its seventh Annual Traffic Scorecard Report, which revealed that traffic congestion increased in 2013 in the U.S. after two consecutive years of declines. While U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 1.9 percent, traffic congestion increased approximately 6 percent...

2014-02-28 23:25:47

Alex Bowman Vocal Supporter of Innovative fuelxx™ Technology Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Innovative Green Technologies (IGT) is proud to announce a new agreement to continue their relationship with Alex Bowman, driving the No. 23 BK Racing Toyota Camry for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. As an Arizona based company, IGT is excited about the opportunity to continue their relationship with Tucson native, Alex Bowman, a vocal supporter of their innovative fuelxx™...


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