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2013-12-02 21:36:36

All drivers know from personal experience that they must keep their eyes on the road when driving through curves. But how exactly does looking at the road guide the car through the curve? Cognitive scientist Otto Lappi's dissertation at the University of Helsinki's Faculty of Behavioural Sciences reveals new crucial aspects of eye movements in curve driving. The starting point of the research was the article "Where we look when we steer", originally published in Nature in 1994, and the...

2013-12-02 08:38:04

New Image Enhancement Driver Incorporated into the Award-Winning Fujitsu "fi-Series" Scanner Product Line SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, today announced the release of PaperStream IP (PSIP), a new intelligent image enhancement driver designed for its high-performance "fi-series" document imaging scanner line. Combined with Fujitsu scanners, PaperStream IP delivers a powerful image correction solution allowing documents...

2013-11-28 23:22:05

The case of a driver in Southern California ticketed for sporting “Google Glass” wearable computer underscores the potential dangers of mixing mobile technology and driving, says Santa Ana personal injury lawyer Shehzad Ahmad of California Law Associates. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 A recent news report about a driver who was cited for using a Google Glass wearable computer illustrates how advances in mobile technology might be creating more distracted drivers than ever,...

2013-11-26 14:06:19

All 50 states and the District of Columbia have adopted the 2006 Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA) or enacted similar legislation giving individuals the "First Person Authorization" (FPA) to consent to organ donation after death via a signed donor card or driver's license, or by enrollment in a donor registry. While such laws give hospitals legal authority to proceed with organ procurement without consent of the registered donor's family, a new study shows that organ procurement...

2013-11-22 23:04:23

Plug-and-play GPS Device Brings Employees Home Safe This Holiday Season San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Azuga, a leading instant-install cloud-based GPS fleet tracking and driver behavior solution, reports that its customers are reducing fleet crashes by 40 percent within 90 days of deployment. “We worked closely with automotive experts and insurance industry professionals to develop our driver safety solutions” said Ananth Rani, vice president and general manager of Azuga....

2013-11-20 20:21:00

New Standard Torque-Rich 2.0-liter Gasoline Direct Injection Engine Builds Performance Credentials LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America introduced the refreshed 2014 Elantra GT in a North American debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show today. The 2014 Elantra GT adds a more powerful engine to a model known for its design, five-door functionality, sophisticated suspension tuning and interior space. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/AQ20685) (Logo:...

2013-11-20 20:20:46

New Standard Torque-Rich 2.0-liter Gasoline Direct Injection LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Elantra Coupe adds more fun-to-drive elements to a model known for its design, value and premium features. The updated Elantra Coupe now features a standard 2.0-liter Nu Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine, which adds 25 more horsepower (+17 percent) and 23 lb.-ft. of torque (+18 percent) from the prior model year's 1.8-liter engine. In the Elantra Coupe, this power plant...

2013-11-20 16:21:23

America's most popular compact car gets significant styling, powertrain and feature upgrades to further extend its competitive lead LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda Civic, America's best-selling compact car, extends its competitive lead and value for customers with a long list of enhancements for the 2014 model year. Building on the model year 2012 redesign and model year 2013 major refresh, the 2014 Civic features exciting and innovative upgrades including: -- New...

2013-11-20 16:20:14

Contigo Systems and GPS North America Select INRIX Driver Analytics ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, the leading provider of traffic information and driver services announced at Telematics for Fleet Management USA that GPS North America and Contigo Systems are adopting INRIX Driver Analytics. INRIX Driver Analytics helps fleets reduce fuel and liability costs comparing driver behavior to the actual travel conditions encountered by the fleet vehicle at the specified date, time and...

2013-11-20 12:20:20

Low Gas Prices Counteract Cloudy Economic Outlook to Drive Increased Traffic Congestion Over Thanksgiving KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans preparing to drive on Wednesday in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday can expect trips out of town to take a third longer on average due to increased traffic congestion. According to INRIX, a leading global provider of traffic information and driver services, travellers in cities with healthy economies like San...