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2014-07-02 08:22:05

TOW365 Provides Discounted Towing to Goodyear Tire & Service Network Locations AKRON, Ohio, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of Americans planning to hit the road during the Independence Day holiday weekend, it's important to be prepared--and few events can ruin a summer road trip faster than a vehicle breakdown. To help drivers get back on the road quickly and safely, Goodyear has introduced TOW365--a new roadside towing service with no sign-up or membership fee required....

2014-06-24 12:21:46

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council. "When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Performing a pre-trip driveway inspection gives motorists peace of mind by...

2014-06-24 08:21:33

Three-day event in New Orleans to include business education sessions and discussions with leasing and business development consultants. NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a financing leader in the towing and recovery industry, Beacon Funding Corporation is attending the Towing and Recovery Management Summit in New Orleans, La., to showcase products and services tailored to towing company owners and managers. The inaugural Towing and Recovery Management Summit is...

2014-06-23 08:21:32

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IFPEN's engineers have used innovative scientific algorithms to design an application aimed at reducing fuel consumption at the wheel. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fr.geco https://itunes.apple.com/app/id781517565 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693645-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693645-b ) Eco-driving for all is now a...

2014-06-19 23:07:59

In honor of June Safe Driving Month, a new survey reveals 40 percent of drivers report anxiety with night driving by age 40, which is a problem for them and can also be a danger for everyone on the road. Vision plays a key role with low-light conditions and glare limiting the ability to see at night and react quickly, but research shows an effective solution to the problem lies right before our eyes. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A lack of confidence on the road is associated with older...

2014-06-19 08:21:37

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Citing a lack of preparation, bad weather and a mechanical breakdown as three important factors, the TSB today released its investigation report (M13N0001) into the loss-of-tow by the tug boat Charlene Hunt of the MV Lyubov Orlova in waters off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). On 23 January 2013, bound for the Dominican Republic, the tug Charlene Hunt departed St. John's harbour towing the cruise ship Lyubov Orlova. The tug and tow...

2014-06-09 23:07:59

Narconon Freedom Center discusses the problems associated with drunk and drugged driving and issues a warning along with new educational tools to keep your family safe this summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 A national survey of the United States done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that an estimated 10.3 million people drive under the influence of illegal drugs that year. While many of us are aware of how dangerous drunk driving is,...

2014-06-07 23:02:05

Leader in online education to fund the development of 100+ community-based driver education programs in US Public Libraries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Today, Driving-Tests.org launched a new public service initiative - the Community Based Online Driver Education Program - to provide public libraries with funding for the development of high-quality online driver education programs. In response, Amie Thomas, MLS, the Public Services Administrator at the Brownsburg Public Library...

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is Now Fully In Gear
2014-05-28 09:38:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google announced that its self-driving vehicle project is fully in gear. The project, which was announced back in 2010, has worked toward the goal of providing a vehicle that could shoulder the burden of driving. "Just imagine: You can take a trip downtown at lunchtime without a 20-minute buffer to find parking. Seniors can keep their freedom even if they can’t keep their car keys. And drunk and distracted driving?...

2014-05-23 12:21:06

ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With millions of Americans taking to the highways this Memorial Day weekend, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down, exercise caution and do their part to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 America's Road Team Captains, professional truck drivers selected for their impressive driving records and commitment to safety, are sharing their wealth of experience from the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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