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Over Half Of High School Seniors Admit To Texting While Driving
2012-06-08 12:58:09

The deadly trend of texting while driving is continuing to be problematic, as over half of high school seniors admitted to the habit in a new survey. A government survey found that about 58 percent of high school seniors said they had texted or emailed while driving during the previous month. "We need to teach kids, who are the most vulnerable drivers, that texting and driving don't mix," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said at news conference on Thursday. At the conference,...

2012-06-05 23:01:33

WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in the transportation industry, has just announced that US Veterans can join the premiere career growth and networking organization free of charge for one year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in the transportation industry, has just announced that US Veterans can join the premiere career growth and networking organization free of charge for one year. The...

LaHood Calls for Federal Ban on Cell Phone Use While Driving
2012-04-28 04:13:15

Speaking at a distracted-driving conference in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, the US Transportation Secretary called for a federal law that would prohibit talking or texting on a cell phone while behind the wheel of any vehicle, anywhere in the country. According to Reuters reporter Jim Forsyth, while speaking at the event which was sponsored by insurance company USAA, the Texas Department of Transportation and Shriners Hospitals for Children, Ray LaHood said that a nation-wide ban on...

Government Cracking Down On Driving Distractions
2012-02-17 05:15:51

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced new guidelines on Thursday that aim to help drivers operate their vehicle without distraction. The proposed guidelines would apply to communications, entertainment, information gathering and navigation devices. “Distracted driving is a dangerous and deadly habit on America´s roadways — that´s why I´ve made it a priority to encourage people to stay focused behind the wheel,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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