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2014-07-17 08:21:34

Elevates Vehicle Safety with Extended Reaction Time and Spatial Awareness Technology NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Distracted driving is the cause of 72% of car accidents, resulting in more than 15 people killed and another 1,200 injured each day in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). "Visual-manual tasks can degrade a driver's focus and increase the risk of getting into a crash up to three times," explains National Highway Traffic Safety...

2014-03-06 08:21:11

Leader in Advanced Auto Safety Systems Makes Luxury-Quality, Reliable Anti-Collision Technology Available to the Auto Aftermarket NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Drive Systems, the leading developer and distributor of advanced, active auto safety technologies, announces the introduction of its anti-collision radar systems to the U.S. market. Safe Drive Systems brings to the auto aftermarket the same advanced collision prevention technology traditionally only found in...

New Ratings Needed To Protect Older Drivers: NHTSA
2013-04-05 08:26:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to change the rating system for new cars to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and to better protect older drivers. In a Federal Register posting on Thursday, the agency said it may create a “silver” rating system to describe how well vehicles protect older occupants in crashes. It may also consider how rear-seat passengers and pedestrians cope...

Automatic Braking Systems On Automobiles May Help Save Lives
2012-10-03 12:33:47

Virginia Tech engineers find warning systems may reduce serious injuries by 50% The second highest cause of automobile crashes is rear-end collisions — 17 percent. Thousands of people die. The solution? "It is simple," said Clay Gabler, a professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech. "Slow the striking vehicle." The concept is simple. Execution is complex and expensive. But in a life-and-death scenario, it is worth the investment, agree Gabler and Kristofer Kusano of...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

Evolution Media enters the roof rack reminder product category with focus on digital, mobile solution. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 The automobile roof rack has become a tool of choice for adventurous weekend warriors and road ready families with too much vacation cargo for the back on the minivan. They are a convenient way to leverage all of that space on top of a vehicle, keeping greasy bikes or extra luggage out of the trunk or cargo space of a car, SUV, or van. The gear or...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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