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2014-02-13 12:21:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research white paper examining safety impacts of simulator training for truck drivers was released yesterday by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). The report, Safety Impacts of Truck Driver Simulator Training, investigated the effectiveness of using customized truck driving simulators to target specific driving behaviors that have been associated with increased crash risk. (Logo:...

2014-02-12 23:31:32

Ohio proposed a new teen driving bill, a report said. And wanting to also help young drivers stay safe while behind the wheel, Stisim Drive suggested the addition of driving simulator training in driver's education. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee was pushing a new bill for teen driving. And according to a report from cleveland.com, it would extend the cutoff for the driver's education to...

New Camera Can Offer Test Bed For Building Smaller, Lighter, More Energy-efficient Infrared Devices
2014-02-12 20:57:40

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Infrared sensors can be employed in a wide range of applications, such as driver assistance systems for vehicles or thermography for buildings. A new camera is providing a test bed for development of new products that use these detectors. We want it cozy and warm in our homes when the thermometer outside gets down into the minus area. Especially with older buildings, however, the money we pay for heat ends up out the window. The fault lies hidden in incorrect...

2014-02-12 12:22:09

Employers would be required to check clearinghouse before hiring and annually WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all national commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. The clearinghouse would help improve roadway safety by making it easier to determine whether a truck or bus driver is prohibited from...

2014-02-11 12:20:46

Names Finalists For The Trucking Industry's Most Prestigious Award AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) will announce the winner of the 31(st) Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award on Thursday, March 27, during the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO) The Goodyear Highway Hero Award honors professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm's way...

2014-02-11 08:36:08

The logiADAK Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC automotive driver assistance kit includes application-specific software, reference designs and accelerated IP integration SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) and Xylon today announced the logiADAK Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC Automotive Driver Assistance Kit, jointly developed by Xilinx, Xylon and ecosystem partners Embedded Vision Systems (eVS) and Digital Design Corporation (DDC). The kit enables OEM...

2014-02-11 08:33:40

A Growing Network of SynCardia Certified Centers Give End-Stage Heart Failure Patients A 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital in Ankara recently implanted Turkey's 24th and 25th SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Hearts as a bridge to transplant to donor human hearts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/LA62279) One of the patients was discharged Jan. 31, 2014, less than six weeks following his Dec. 23, 2013 implant...

2014-02-07 12:20:38

-- Quieter cabin, higher level of comfort, refinement. -- New EyeSight driver-assistance system with improved camera performance. -- New available safety technology including rear radar with Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. -- New standard Active Torque Vectoring for greater agility. -- Revised Lineartronic CVT. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to...

2014-02-06 12:20:34

One-day summit focuses on finding safe technological solutions to cell phone distracted driving ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Safety Council Senior Director of Transportation Initiatives David Teater will participate in a day-long summit on technological solutions to distracted driving. The summit, Over-Connected and Behind the Wheel: A Summit on Technological Solutions to Distracted Driving, is hosted by Senate Commerce, Science and...

2014-02-05 16:30:38

LONDON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Display Driver IC Industry Report, 2013 In 2013, the display driver IC market will see the highest growth rate of 14.4% in the past five years and value USD7,111 million. The growth rate is expected to be 8.0% in 2014. The substantial growth is mainly boosted by mobile phones, whether smart phones or ordinary phones, whose screen resolution is soaring, which makes the...


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