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2014-07-23 12:21:40

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Virgina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Virginia. 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...

2014-07-22 12:21:15

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a mutual commitment to commercial fleet safety, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes, and Fleet Safety Institute, a leader in providing industry best practices and services, today announced the availability of a co-authored white paper. The announcement comes in conjunction with the Fleet...

2014-07-17 12:21:32

Public voting will determine the top three finalists who compete for $35,000 in scholarships NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting to select the top three finalists in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest has officially begun. The three finalists with the most votes are eligible to win $35,000 in scholarships and the chance to have his or her video aired as a public service announcement (PSA) on television stations nationwide. The annual contest,...

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...

2014-07-16 23:12:00

As of May 21, 2014, it is required that all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come from medical examiners listed on the National Registry. The objective of the new certification guidelines is to improve highway safety and promote public confidence in the quality of the medical examiners who certify CMV drivers. Corte Madera, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As of May 21, 2014, all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...

2014-07-10 23:03:12

Big Data Business Intelligence platform now includes US Legal Service Inc’s data on adjudicated CSA violations Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Vigillo LLC, creators of Athena, the transportation industry’s most advanced big data platform, announced today that it has partnered with U.S. Legal Services Inc. to add a new premium data channel to Athena. The new data channel with its built-in dashboards and reports will enable carriers to gain visibility into judicial outcomes of...

2014-07-09 23:11:11

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. Crash data has been added for an accident last week involving two semi trucks and a passenger car*. The Truck Accident...

2014-07-02 12:20:57

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to make the Independence Day holiday travel safer through enforcement targeted at motorists impaired by drugs or alcohol. "Last year we saw Pennsylvanians make smarter decisions when it came to impaired driving over the Independence Day holiday, and I hope we continue to see that positive trend now," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "If you're...

2014-07-02 08:21:05

In Nine States, the July 4th Travel Period Saw the Most Red-Light Running Violations WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the Safer Roads Report: Trends in Red-Light Running from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR), July 4th ranked as the second riskiest summer holiday for drivers across the country when it comes to red-light running...


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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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