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2013-12-03 23:26:41

Tips from Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne to reduce eye discomfort and fatigue for safer driving. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 “Driver’s dry eye” is surprisingly common among both non-professional and professional drivers, and it can be deadly. After driving for hours or days, with the air-conditioner or heater blasting, eyes may begin to itch and burn and eventually, eyelids can feel so heavy that the driver is forced to pull off the road. According to...

2013-12-03 23:19:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The ADAS and Active Safety Report. London (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The global market for advanced driver assistance systems has grown substantially in recent years, as vehicle companies have increased the safety content of their vehicles in response to market and legislative pressures. In essence ADAS features focus on increasing the automatic or autonomous control of the car’s behaviour, independently of the driver, and/or...

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...

2013-11-28 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....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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