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2014-03-25 23:00:50

Nearly 4,000 people die nationwide each year in crashes involving large commercial trucks or buses. Many of those people are young, inexperienced drivers who don’t understand the dangers they and their passengers face every day on the road. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Federal officials, law enforcement and teen driving safety advocates are joining forces to help young drivers share the roadways more safely with large trucks. The Teens in the Driver Seat program,...

2014-03-25 16:20:55

INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe drivers in Wisconsin will not have to subsidize the cost of insurance for drivers cited for moving violations, as state legislators adjourned earlier this week without enacting on a proposal that would have had that effect. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140110/MM44408LOGO The proposed legislation, Assembly Bill 737, would have permitted most persons convicted of violating a traffic regulation to attend a driver...

2014-03-24 23:23:19

New sizes and styles utilize the latest safety standards to improve safety. Garfield, NJ (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 SafetySign.com, a leading source of safety signs, traffic signs, and parking signs, and a division of Brimar Industries, Inc., has recently added hundreds of construction site safety sign designs and sizes to its website. The new designs and sizes have been developed to help employers increase the visibility of their signage and to warn workers of potential workplace hazards...

2014-03-21 23:27:26

When considering a driver's safety and skill level, age can and should be considered from both aspects of the spectrum, as national attention is given to teen drivers due to less experience behind the wheel. "Seasoned" and elderly drivers (and their families) should consider evaluation of their skills and a refresher course. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Recently in Bradenton, Florida an elderly woman backed out of a church parking lot and the events that...

2014-03-21 23:26:58

Oregon distracted driving accident attorneys Jon Zbinden and George Curtis are asked to weigh in on a recent study comparing different approaches for discouraging teenagers from texting while driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Public service announcements created to educate teenage drivers about the dangers of texting while driving work best when they evoke the fear of death in graphic terms, according to WSU News, which reported about a recent study. Portland OR personal injury...

2014-03-20 23:30:42

Car accident lawyer Tony R. Bertolino, the managing attorney for Bertolino LLP, is asked about the city of Austin’s effort to reduce distracted driving. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Austin, TX car accident attorney Tony R. Bertolino today applauded the City Council for creating a distracted driving study group to consider expanding the current ordinance making it illegal to text and drive. The proposal to expand the ban to cover other distractions has sparked a debate about the...

2014-03-20 16:21:25

Free hands-on training session visits 12 U.S. cities NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers across the country will have a chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. The free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel...

2014-03-18 23:33:21

Tennessee car accident lawyer G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III is asked about a legislative proposal that would make it a crime to talk on your cellphone while driving. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Tennessee distracted driving accident attorney G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III today said he is pleased to learn that state lawmakers will consider a proposal to ban drivers from talking on their phones. Howard commented on...

2014-03-18 23:28:35

AirBuds' recently updated hands-free Smart-Mic helps drivers talk freely and more safely while they drive, by allowing them to keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 With the increasing pervasiveness of mobile technology in our lives, safe driving continues to be an important topic of conversation. Drivers are encouraged, if not required by law, to put down their cell phones and focus on the road. AirBuds, creators of the Most...

2014-03-18 23:24:41

Cellcontrol’s technology will improve fleet safety, keeping the New York beverage company’s employees and other motorists safe. Mechanicville, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 DeCrescente, a family owned and operated beverage distribution company, announces that it has partnered with the world’s leading distracted driving solution, Cellcontrol to further enforce its fleet safety policies and bring employees home safe each day. The beverage distributor installed Cellcontrol’s platform...


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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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  • To talk saucily.
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