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2014-05-05 23:05:33

Market Size - $48.96 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.1%, Market Trends – Growing threat of plastic as a substitute. View Complete Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/glass-packaging-market-analysis San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The global market for Glass Packaging is expected to reach USD 68.4 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing beer consumption, especially in parts of Eastern Europe and Asia...

2014-05-02 12:20:52

New study reveals that lack of experience with advanced systems could put motorists at risk. ORLANDO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) offer a significant opportunity to reduce collisions, improve traffic flow and enhance driver convenience. However, motorists may not fully understand the operation and limitations of these technologies. AAA's research found that the assumptive gap poses a risk for distracted drivers. Although the adaptive cruise...

2014-04-29 12:40:42

Takei's Take Original Web Program Honored in Technology Category; AARP Driver Safety Website Wins in Car Sites and Car Culture Category WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP announced today it has been honored with two Webby Awards, which are hailed by The New York Times as the "Internet's highest honor." AARP's original Web series Takei's Take has been voted the winner of the Webby People's Voice Award in the Technology category and AARP's Top Ten Technologies...

2014-04-29 12:29:21

Randy Shepherd, Kept Alive for 10 Months by the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Powered by the Freedom Portable Driver, Walked the April 26, 2014 Long-Distance Course Honoring Pat Tillman TUCSON, Ariz., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Shepherd's 4.2-mile walk in Pat's Run April 26, 2014, in the Phoenix area was more than a test of his endurance. It was part of his training for the most crucial event of his life--a heart transplant....

2014-04-29 12:23:26

Best in Class Training Program Yields Better Drivers, Safer Communities PHOENIX, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that three of its employees, Johnny Caine, Florentino Castrellon and Quemene Perea, received the prestigious Driver of the Year award given by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The drivers were honored for their outstanding customer service and safety records today at North America's largest annual...

2014-04-28 23:09:31

Engage Mobile Solutions, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Graham Rahal will work together to provide an inside view of the world-class Verizon IndyCar Series race team using four pairs of Google Glass. Indianapolis (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Four members of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL), a premier team competing in the Verizon IndyCar Series will make history on April 30, 2014, as they provide a first-person perspective of driver Graham Rahal’s pit stop in the No. 15 National Guard...

2014-04-28 12:22:35

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel is developing a new patent-pending camera system that will make it easier for truck drivers to properly couple and uncouple trailers. The Dual Assist Camera System features two video cameras that work together to give the driver a clear picture of both the fifth wheel and approaching trailer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140428/81216 ) "Many truck elements, from transmissions to communications...

2014-04-25 23:09:34

Under the new partnership, Teletrac has been added to the network of supplier partners available to AmeriQuest Business Services’ collective business group. AmeriQuest intends to make Teletrac’s fleet management platform available to customers of its suite of enterprise business services. Garden Grove, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Teletrac Inc., the market leading GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, is pleased to announce its partnership with AmeriQuest Business...

2014-04-25 16:20:29

Technology, Compliance, and Driver Recruitment and Retention to be Discussed in New Panel Series Featuring Leading Fleet Executives ARLINGTON, Va., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive sponsorship agreement with Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, to develop a C-level panel discussion series at its annual events...

2014-04-25 08:58:37

Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. “Video-based systems that use cameras to detect when a car is drifting out of its lane are cumbersome and...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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