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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...

2014-04-10 08:22:49

Drivers navigate innovative distraction simulations that effectively change road safety opinions NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curved LED televisions embedded in the windshield of real vehicles will serve as centerpieces of Allstate Insurance Company's "Reality Rides(SM)" 2014 national campaign tour. Kicking off during the peak of "Distracted Driving Awareness Month," Reality Rides is a unique driving simulation experience featuring innovative distracted driving technology....

2014-04-10 04:20:34

ELK GROVE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver, a California company that develops proven crash reduction programs, is observing National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by launching a new version of its award-winning teenSMART program. While continuing to focus on the leading causes of teen driver crashes, the new version places renewed emphasis on visual awareness and distracted driving using realistic driving simulations. These simulations provide an effective...

2014-04-09 23:24:03

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Mastery Technologies is helping to raise awareness by offering 6 distracted driving Video On Demand courses at a 75% off discounted price of $5.00 per play. Train your employees or even your teenage drivers to look out for the hazards of driving distractions. Novi, Michigan (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Distracted Driving has become a major threat on the roadways and continues to be a leading cause of traffic accidents. In America, 16 percent of...

2014-04-09 08:21:11

TGI Architectural by TrafficGuard, a safety, security and traffic bollard manufacturer, launched its site of 304 stainless steel security traffic posts, which are known for their durable protection. GENEVA, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TrafficGuard has launched a new website, TGI Architectural by Traffic Guard, featuring its selection of new 304 stainless steel removable bollards designed for structural protection. (Photo:...

2014-04-08 12:20:59

2013 Number Lowest Since Recordkeeping Started in 1928 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping began in 1928, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today. "Though Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing highway crashes and deaths, our efforts to ensure that all travelers reach their destinations...

2014-04-07 08:20:32

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4b8mbb/traffic) has announced the addition of the "Traffic Management Market - Full Pedestrian, Parking Space and Toll Management, Above Ground Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection - Global Advancements, Market Trends, Enterprise Roadmap, Market Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4b8mbb/traffic ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...


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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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