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2014-10-30 12:20:54

Download Free Infographic - 7 Tips for Safer Drivers DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 90 percent of adult Americans have a cell phone(1) and on average, replace it every 18 months.(2 )As quickly as technology changes, regulations regarding cell phone use while driving have changed equally fast. While laws vary by state, how can you legally use your phone while driving - and what risks are you taking? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b...

2014-10-29 23:11:20

Oklahoma High School Seniors Win College Scholarships By Creating Public Service Videos on Dangers of Texting and Driving Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The attorneys of Burch, George & Germany are pleased to announce the winners of our Teen Safety Scholarship Contest designed to broaden awareness of the dangers of texting and driving. Students were asked to create and submit short, creative videos on the dangers of texting and driving to compete for the scholarships. The...

2014-10-28 08:22:34

Alta Mere The Automotive Outfitters is meeting customer demand for safety accessories MIDLOTHIAN, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters will be re-launching its new brand image. The aftermarket accessories specialists are reorganizing their product line-up with a larger selection of driver safety products. While many of the accessories Alta Mere customers have grown to love, such as GPS, remote start, tint, alarms and audio will still be...

2014-10-25 23:02:48

Technology Makes Traffic Equipment Management More Effective State College, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 All Traffic Solutions, the leader in radar speed displays and variable message signs designed to improve traffic safety outcomes, will introduce the TraffiCloud at the International Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference & Exposition from October 25-28th in Orlando, FL. Enhanced TraffiCloud features keep users in contact with our signs and all of their traffic management equipment,...

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...


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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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