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2014-04-21 12:21:41

DecidetoDrive.org also features winning entries from national teen distracted driving magazine contest ROSEMONT, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new resource is now at your fingertips when battling distracted driving. The newly redesigned DecidetoDrive.org website allows you to anonymously send safe driving tips?the "Wreckless Checklist"?to the distracted drivers in your life giving them a "heads up" about their dangerous driving habits. You provide an email address and...

2014-04-18 23:07:47

Construction Site Rules Signs to Improve Safety Compliance Garfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 SafetySign.com, a leading source of safety signs, traffic signs, and parking signs, and a division of Brimar Industries, Inc., has just launched a new line of signage to specifically meet the needs of those at construction job sites. Designed to be easily understood and to stand out from other safety compliance signage, these new job site safety signs feature dynamic color use and focus on the...

2014-04-17 15:23:46

Insights from key investigators provide new answers, reports the Journal of Adolescent Health Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008, 16% of all distraction-related fatal automobile crashes involved drivers under 20 years of age. These grim statistics, coupled with an increasing nationwide awareness of the dangers of distracted driving for all ages, prompted the publication of an important supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health that explores the...

2014-04-16 23:17:03

Statistics revealed that 1.4 million crashes in New Jersey were linked to distracted driving, said a report. Wanting to help curb the number, Stisim Drive recommended to the public the driving simulation training. Jersey CIty, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Distracted driving has always been linked to various road accidents. In New Jersey, statistics showed that it was connected to 1.4 million crashes in the past decade, a post from nj.com related. In response to it, Stisim Drive suggested the...

2014-04-16 23:15:15

Attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices weighs in on a report indicating the number of pedestrian accidents declined in West Virginia in 2013, compared to the previous couple of years. Weirton, WV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Commenting on a news report revealing pedestrian fatalities decreased in 2013 compared to the prior few years, West Virginia auto accident attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices said today that drivers across the state need to remain vigilant when...

2014-04-15 23:14:20

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will discuss distracted driving on The Peggy Smedley Show today, April 15, at 12 noon CT as a part of the show's coverage of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Carol Stream, Ill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 “Distracted driving is a big epidemic,” according to U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx. “The trend is growing, particularly with younger drivers who feel more brazen about using technology while they’re...

2014-04-15 12:21:22

Bridgestone survey reveals distracted driving behaviors persist among young drivers; Teens Drive Smart scholarship contest continues to encourage responsible driving NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 teens say that texting and driving is more dangerous than skydiving, yet young drivers are 50 times more likely to text and drive than skydive, according to a recent nationwide survey*. The survey found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous,...

2014-04-15 08:21:14

-- Honda "#ThumbsUp" campaign uses emoticons to stress importance of not texting while driving TORRANCE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda is initiating a new social media program aligned with April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month to call attention to the dangers of texting while driving. In support of this first-ever National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) initiative, Honda is launching the "Thumbs Up" (#ThumbsUp) social media campaign to reach young...

2014-04-14 08:40:09

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month PHOENIX, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and U-Haul is showing their support in an effort to reduce the number of distracted driving related crashes across the US. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), over 3,000 deaths in automobile accidents were caused by distracted driving in 2012. At any given moment, approximately 660,000 U.S. drivers are using their cell phones while...

2014-04-12 23:02:54

Tulsa OK distracted driving lawyer Jeff Martin is asked to weigh in on an effort by Oklahoma lawmakers to move a legislative bill forward that would ban texting while driving in Oklahoma. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 A legislative bill to ban texting while driving in Oklahoma introduced by a state politician recently cleared a legal hurdle and will be voted on by the full House of Representatives in Oklahoma, according to KOCO.com News. Tulsa personal injury attorney Jeff Martin of...


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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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