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National Teen Driver Safety Week: Parents Don't Always Set The Best Example

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Adult drivers can help their less experienced, less mature teenage counterparts practice safer behavior when behind the wheel, but recent studies have indicated that they are often a part of...

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2014-10-24 23:07:49

The founding attorneys at Ronaldson & Kuchler weigh in on the results of an AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study determining that hands-free and voice-activated systems increase mental distraction and increase accident risk for drivers in Chicago and across Illinois. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Commenting on a recent AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study that finds hands-free and voice-activated systems do little to reduce distracted driving accident risks, attorney...

2014-10-24 16:22:05

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic -- a tactic known as lane splitting -- is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to "safe and prudent" practices, according to two California studies released this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154275LOGO One report is a crash study that examined nearly 8,000 motorcyclists who were...

2014-10-24 16:21:49

Vehicle Rounds Out Hyundai's 2014 SEMA Lineup with Los Angeles Attitude FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering on his eye-catching reputation, John Pangilinan revealed his 2015 Sonata for the 2014 SEMA show. The JP Edition Sonata strives to change the perception of what a sedan is by combining high performance driving dynamics with the striking visuals of Los Angeles street art. The design vision for the JP Edition Sonata is featured with the four other Hyundai SEMA...

2014-10-24 12:22:33

Mac Haik's Southway Ford stocks Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Adventure seekers in Texas now have an incredible option when searching for a new truck that can handle any off-road driving conditions. The new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in San Antonio, Texas is a thrill seeking off-road truck that can go just about anywhere and drive over and up just about anything. Whether it's driving up steep grades or traversing through...

2014-10-24 12:22:26

Sports car is available in the Chicagoland area at Bill Stasek Chevrolet WHEELING, Ill., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Style and speed may be considered some of the biggest deciding factors for consumers considering a sports car. But if you knew that one vehicle was enjoyed by the driver themselves more than another, wouldn't that be the best choice? Consumers have that decision to make, as the new Chevy Camaro Z/28 has been named by Motor Trend as the 2014 Best Driver's Car....

2014-10-24 12:22:05

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto expecting arrival of 2015 Ford F-150 in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After learning of the new 2015 Ford F-150's new aluminum alloy body and high-strength steel frame, drivers all over Texas are anxiously awaiting its arrival to a Ford dealer near them. Mac Haik Ford DeSoto, a Ford dealership in Dallas, Texas, is readying its customers by offering a complete breakdown of all the new offerings the 2015 Ford F-150 has been given with...

2014-10-24 08:21:25

New Chevy SUVs showcased in Don Wheaton showroom EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Large SUV shoppers have a lot to be excited about for the 2015 model year, as Chevy's most prodigious utility vehicles -- the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban -- both received a number of enhancements to propel them to the top of their respective classes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154152 Among the many developments for the 2015 model year, both the Tahoe and...

2014-10-24 08:21:22

Toyota of River Oaks Calumet City, Ill,. is selling vehicles like the 2015 Toyota Tundra and 4Runner CALUMET CITY, Ill., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of RIver Oaks is now selling the 2015 Toyota 4Runner and Tundra. Both vehicles have been around for more than a decade. They both offer a deep heritage of Toyota design for durability and safety. Customers can feel comforted by the 90% of all 4Runners still on the road that were sold over the past 10 years. They are a...

2014-10-24 08:20:52

Honda Odyssey is a benchmark model in the minivan segment LIMA, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Families in the market for a new vehicle should strongly consider the 2015 Honda Odyssey in Lima, Ohio. The 2015 Honda Odyssey combines the driving dynamics of a smaller vehicle with the versatility of a crossover. Equipped with an athletic style, a high-quality interior, advanced features, impeccable safety ratings and ample cargo space the 2015 Honda Odyssey is a top pick for...

2014-10-24 08:20:49

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty provides towing power and diesel efficiency DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Davenport, Iowa area who need more power than what standard light-duty trucks offer, can upgrade their power and efficiency with the 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Available with both a gas-powered engine option and a revised diesel-powered platform, the Ford F-250 delivers impressive utility and exemplary towing ratings. Three cab configurations...


Latest Land Transport Reference Libraries

Bricklin SV-1
2014-06-18 08:10:07

The Bricklin SV-1 was created by Malcolm Bricklin, designed by Herb Grasse and assembled in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. It was manufactured from 1974 to 1976, with only 2,854 total vehicles built. Herb Grasse, who was the designer of the original Batmobile, built three Bricklin-styled models for banks and other investors. The factory was not able to produce vehicles fast enough to turn a profit and the company owed the New Brunswick government $23 million. It cost an estimated...

1919 GMC Truck Ad
2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

Hummer-H3
2014-04-13 08:37:22

Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs produced by AM General, first sold as a civilian version of the M998 Humvee in 1992. In 1998, Hummer was purchased by General Motors (GM) and they marketed three versions, the original Hummer H1, based on the Humvee, the H2 and H3 models were smaller and were produced for the civilian market. By 2008, Hummer was placed under review by GM management. Rather than being liquidated as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009, it was retained by GM. An...

Dodge-1927 Sedan
2014-04-11 13:58:22

Dodge is an automobile manufacturer founded in 1900 by Horace Elgin Dodge and brother John Francis. Originally named the Dodge Brothers Company, a supplier of parts and assemblies to Detroit automakers. They began producing complete automobiles in 1915. After the death of the Dodge brothers in 1920, sales dropped and Dodge’s rank fell from third to seventh by 1927. The company was sold by the Dodge brother’s widows in 1925 to Dillon, Read & Co. for at least $146 million. In 1928,...

Maglev
2014-04-11 09:17:26

Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...

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