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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...

2014-10-20 04:20:17

AAA Foundation Research Suggests States Could Reduce Crashes by Extending GDL Requirements WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience behind the wheel may matter more than age when it comes to the safety of young-adult drivers, according to two new studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. These results suggest that states could reduce road crashes, fatalities and injuries by extending graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws to novice drivers beyond age 17. AAA is...

2014-10-19 23:02:20

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Bloom comments on a news article about Allstate Insurance Company’s efforts to educate teen drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Commenting on a CBS Detroit report about efforts to educate young drivers about the dangers of texting and driving, including the use of a driving simulator, Detroit car accident lawyer Gary Bloom said today it’s imperative for teen drivers to establish safe...

2014-10-17 08:20:29

FOURTH-ANNUAL STUDENT ROADWATCH OBSERVES DANGEROUS DRIVING HABITS SACRAMENTO Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California drivers can make significant gains in focus while behind the wheel, reveals a new study funded by The Allstate Foundation. Students who monitored 80 intersections at schools across California this week recorded more than 8,000 cases of distracted driving in a single hour. Student researchers from 28 counties participated in this week's Roadwatch--an annual...

2014-10-16 16:20:46

UPS Road Code Safe Driving Program Teaches Teens about Dangers of Distracted Driving and Hosts Free, Educational Event during National Teen Driver Safety Week ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading cause of death among teens in the United States is motor vehicle crashes, with phones causing one in every five teen distracted driving fatalities, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To help keep teens safe on the road, The UPS Foundation teamed up with...

2014-10-16 08:22:12

New study from Straight Talk Wireless reveals parents and their teens exhibit dangerous driving habits MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by leading US no contract cell phone service provider, Straight Talk Wireless, finds that parents are texting while driving more than teenagers (33 percent vs. 24 percent) - and these new drivers are watching their parents very closely. Eighty percent of teen drivers responded that their parents are the most important influence on...

2014-10-15 23:11:04

San Diego plumbers get a lesson in safe driving practices San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing has a distinguished history of offering high quality services in San Diego plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and restoration and flood services. For over 30 years, they have been industry leaders and set the precedence for service companies in their community. Not only focused on delivering the highest quality of services, the company focuses on continued training and...


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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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