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2014-07-09 12:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to 92% (annualized rate) in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO While turnover is well above the low of 39% four years ago, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it is far from the worst the industry has seen. "While high, turnover at large truckload...

2014-07-08 08:20:40

- Comprehensive Research Report Surveys Seven Auto Makers to Determine Overall Connected Car Usability, Puts Nissan Atop Several Key Categories - SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbiquity Inc., the global leader in connected car services, today announced that one of its marquee customers, Nissan Motor Corporation, was recognized by research firm SBD for the usability of its NissanConnect(SM) Mobile Apps connected car system. Airbiquity's Choreo(TM) connected car service...

2014-07-08 08:20:26

Enterprise Telematics Enables Fleet Optimization ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enterprise Fleet Management is partnering with Geotab to enhance its fleet management services for business customers. By partnering with Geotab, Enterprise is able to integrate GPS tracking technology into its Enterprise Telematics fleet monitoring solution. Photo: (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124868) Enterprise Telematics is a web-based application that helps businesses...

2014-07-03 12:20:57

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hyundai Elantra returns for the 2015 model year with new features and packaging updates to give shoppers even more value and style. The award-winning compact continues its high value proposition as a strong choice in this highly-competitive segment, validated by several coveted accolades over the model's lifecycle, including ranking the highest in its segment for initial quality in the influential J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality...

2014-06-27 23:04:32

Rosco, Inc.’s MOR-Vision Mirror/Monitor System enhances driver visibility both in and around the vehicle with multiple camera views. Gaining the attention of Thomas Built Buses, Rosco, Inc., customizes MOR-Vision to increase the safety and security of their C2 school bus platform. Queens, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MOR-Vision is a patent pending, ultra-bright 7” color LCD monitor positioned on the rear side of tinted safety glass in a school buses’ large interior mirror....

2014-06-27 20:20:29

Local Mitsubishi dealership implements new used car certification program COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Buying a used car can often feel like buying into a previous driver's set of problems. With Continental Mitsubishi's new program for used car certification, however, Chicago-area drivers are no longer subject to traditional fears over used car quality. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/122668) The recent certification process...

2014-06-27 16:20:24

- Toyota's Driver Awareness Research Vehicle, DARV 1.5, demonstrating ways for the car and driver to share tasks and reduce distraction ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving helps make lives safer, greener and more convenient at Toyota's "Experience the Future of Mobility" exhibit, open now at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. Toyota is staging the North American debut of its "Car of the Future" at the annual conference. Unveiled earlier this week at a press conference in Japan,...

2014-06-19 16:21:34

- More than 10 million Honda and Acura vehicles purchased in the U.S. feature pedestrian injury mitigation features and designs TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's commitment to introduce advanced vehicle designs aiming to reduce pedestrian injuries and enhance driver visibility with standard rearview camera application has earned Honda recognition as a "Highway Safety Hero" by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates). For 2014, Honda was the sole...

2014-06-18 08:21:10

ProSight Selects SmartDrive® Systems as the Company's Partner in Delivering SecureFleet(SM) Exclusively to ProSight Long Haul Trucking, Charter and School Bus and Taxi Customers Nationwide MORRISTOWN, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSight Specialty Insurance(®) ("ProSight"), a leader in providing responsive insurance solutions for the transportation industry and SmartDrive(®) Systems ("SmartDrive"), a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and...

2014-06-17 12:20:51

WINNIPEG, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The investigation report (R13W0083) released today by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the school bus driver was unaware of the approaching train. As the driver proceeded from a stop onto a public passive level crossing, the bus was struck by the train. On 26 March 2013, at about 1515 Central Standard Time, CN freight train L50041-26 was proceeding eastward on the Lampman Subdivision when it struck a southbound...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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