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2011-02-07 08:28:00

New Course Offered for 3-Wheeled Motorcycles HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although Pennsylvania is still within winter's grip, now is the time for motorcyclists to plan to enhance their driving skills through the 2011 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program, PennDOT said today. The program offers courses for new and experienced riders at approximately 70 locations across the state. Courses are offered March through October. A full schedule is available online...

2011-01-27 10:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An inaugural national research report released today from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm Insurance Companies® shows that the impact of teen driver crashes extends far beyond teen drivers' families and friends. In 2008, more than half a million (681,000) people were involved in crashes where a teen driver was behind the wheel. More than 40,000 were injured, and nearly 30 percent of those who died...

2011-01-21 14:28:00

I.I.I. OFFERS TIPS TO INSURE YOUR NEW RIDE; MOTORCYCLE SHOW BEGINS TODAY IN NYC NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York International Motorcycle Show, which begins today and continues through Sunday, January 23, at the Javits Center in Manhattan, exhibits the latest vehicle models and accessories but also marks a good time for motorcycle enthusiasts to review their insurance coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Motorcycle insurance...

2011-01-01 00:16:52

The attorneys of the Dallas personal injury law firm outlines five tips for drivers this New Year's Eve. Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) December 31, 2010 As 2011 draws near, many have begun planning their New Year's Eve celebrations, which frequently involve holiday parties and gatherings with relatives and loved ones. The Dallas Car Wreck Lawyers at 1800-CAR-WRECK are reminding drivers of the importance of remembering to put safety first to prevent their celebrations from becoming tragic events....

2010-12-27 12:13:00

Troopers Respond to 862 Crashes, Cite more than 5,000 Violators Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven people were killed in traffic crashes investigated by state police during the four-day Christmas holiday driving period, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski said today. Four of the seven killed were not wearing seat belts and two of the crashes involved drivers who were impaired. In addition to the seven fatalities, 264 people were injured in the 862...

2010-11-30 21:54:56

New research using a world leading motorcycle simulator to analyse rider behaviour has proved that safer doesn't necessarily mean slower and that formal advanced training for bikers can demonstrate improved safety on our roads. The study was carried out by researchers at The University of Nottingham's Centre for Motorcycle Ergonomics & Rider Human Factors. The preliminary results of the research are published today by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) which funded the research....

2010-11-16 10:33:00

State Laws Governing Seat Belt Enforcement, Teen Licensing, Drunk Driving And Motorcycle Helmet Use on National Priority Safety Agenda WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) adding all rider motorcycle helmet laws to its 2010 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements directed at states, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety calls on Congress to enact federal legislation that will result in all...

2010-09-15 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new 2012 Ford Focus will offer an exclusive suite of innovative airbags that help customize protection in the most common frontal and side crashes Focus is launching Ford's next-generation driver-front airbag with enhanced chest protection technology designed to help reduce chest and rib injuries Innovative side airbags help enhance chest protection for front seat occupants with shoulder vents that deliver varying levels of pressure based on...

2010-09-09 17:41:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, DUI deaths dropped in 2009. At the same time, motorcycle fatalities saw their first drop since 1998, marking the end to an 11-year, 175 percent increase. DUI and motorcycle deaths were just two of the highlights of a statewide decline in total traffic fatalities of 10.3 percent. In figures released by the Federal government today, California recorded 950 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in 2009, a 7.6 percent...

2010-09-08 23:01:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety-Environment-Future is the focus of the International Motorcycle Safety Conference (IMSC). Randall Dale Chipkar hopes for resolutions reducing rider health risk regarding cancer-controversial ELF EMF radiation emission penetrating up through motorcycle seats. Chipkar developed the Electromagnetic Pro-Ionization Principle for motorcyclist safety worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100909/NY60039 ) (Photo:...


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