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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 08:21:14

BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Australian infrastructure firm Global Road Technology (GRT) is working with the Indian government as part of a World Bank initiative to address the country's growing road toll. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154071 Partnering with the government of the most populous state in India, Uttar Pradesh, GRT will implement elements of the firm's "Road Safety Initiative," as authorities seek to combat the...

2014-10-23 23:11:30

Wrong Way Detection Technology Prevents Accidents and Improves Safety State College, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 All Traffic Solutions, the leader in radar speed displays and variable message signs designed to improve traffic safety outcomes, introduces its new Wrong Way Detection and Alert System. The ATS Wrong Way Detection and Alert System detects vehicles traveling the wrong way down highway exit ramps and other one-way roadways. The system works even when entrance and exit ramps are...

2014-10-22 12:21:11

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Ohio that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount will now be available in Ohio. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...

2014-10-21 12:22:42

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released a follow-up technical report to its previously released Enforcement Disparities study. In the new technical report, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement - Top 10 High-Performance States, ATRI researchers identified the top 10 states that demonstrate superior safety and enforcement performance. In...

2014-10-21 08:23:02

Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 19-25, 2014 DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DriveSafe Driving Schools is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week on the "5 to Drive" campaign, to encourage the parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road. "We want parents to know that even though their teens might be gaining some independence, the parents' job doesn't end there," said Ben Baron, DriveSafe's owner. "Teens are still...

2014-10-20 23:09:26

Families receive crash course in the perils of distracted driving at behind-the-wheel event in Atlanta Miami, FL and Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Straight Talk Wireless, the leading US no-contract cell phone service provider, and Driver’s Edge, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching young drivers what is not being taught in traditional driver’s education, held a behind-the-wheel event this past weekend in Atlanta, GA to honor National Teen Driver Safety Week. The...

2014-10-20 23:09:10

A parent-teen driving contract can help guide important conversations between parents and teens. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25, 2014 and the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in encouraging parents of teen drivers to talk to their teens and always set the rules before they hit the road. Motor vehicle crashes are...

2014-10-20 23:08:36

Car accident attorney Stuart Fraser IV, a founding partner at the firm, says the findings of a nationwide study on pedestrian safety should serve as a call to action for drivers across Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Commenting on a recent Crain’s Detroit Business article revealing Detroit to be one of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians, Detroit personal injury attorney Stuart Fraser IV stressed today the importance of driver education and safe driving habits in...

2014-10-20 12:22:05

Parents limit passengers and nighttime driving, favor limitations for all new drivers under 21 ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Safety Council, in observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, released results of a public opinion survey showing many parents understand, and take steps to help reduce, the greatest risks facing teen drivers. Fifty-seven percent of parents do not allow teens to drive with friends, 55 percent do not allow teens...


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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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