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2014-04-29 08:22:19

The Allstate Foundation invites teens to inspire their peers with smart driving and win a school visit by Austin NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Foundation and singer Austin Mahone are challenging teens to #GetThereSafe during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month this May and throughout the summer, the deadliest season for young drivers on the road. Starting today through August 8, teens across the country will have a chance to show where and how they get there...

2014-04-27 12:20:12

MILTON, ON, April 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today launched Rail Safety Week with new funding to improve railway crossings. This year, Transport Canada will provide more than $9.2 million for improvements at over 600 railway crossings across the country through its Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP). Under the GCIP, eligible railway crossings are upgraded based on factors such as traffic volume and accident history. Improvements may include installing...

2014-04-25 23:06:37

AirBuds, creator of 'The Most Comfortable Earbuds', has teamed up with Do Good Have Fun, maker of the universal phone car mount, in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 This month, in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AirBuds, creator of “the most comfortable earbuds,” has teamed up with Do Good Have Fun, the maker of the hands-free, universal phone car mount, in a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted...

2014-04-24 23:15:25

Officials of Fremont, Nebraska issued a warning against texting and use of cell phones while driving, shared a report. Stisim Drive seconded the advice and suggested driving simulation training to help drivers stay safe while behind the wheel. Fremont, NE (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Distracted driving is a very common cause of road accidents. And so, to help the residents of Fremont in Nebraska stay safer while behind the wheel, local officials issued a texting-while-driving warning, related a...

2014-04-24 23:09:15

Texting and Driving: Another DFW municipality applies the brakes on the practice. Attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses this new law and what it means to commuters. Farmers Branch, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Everyone knows that texting and driving is a dangerous practice, and more states and municipalities throughout the United States are passing laws that ban the practice. While Texas doesn't have a state law banning texting and driving, several DFW municipalities (such as Arlington,...

2014-04-24 12:22:53

Plymouth Rock Assurance Study Finds Need for Increased Distracted Driving Awareness; Company Officially Sets a New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for the Most Pledges to a Safety Campaign BOSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeast regional insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance has released the results of a new study issued during Distracted Driving Awareness Month revealing nearly two-thirds of drivers polled engage in distracted driving behavior every day. Results also show: --...

2014-04-22 08:22:47

Oil and Gas Awards recognize ROVR System as the new standard in driving safety DENVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartasite was recognized as the Best Product in Health and Safety at the recent Oil and Gas Awards for its ROVR solution. Cartasite technology solutions were nominated in three categories and won the prestigious Best Product Award in Health and Safety. Since its introduction in 2009, ROVR has proving effective in reducing motor vehicle crash rates by over 55 percent...

2014-04-21 23:08:52

Succeed addresses taxi and limousine workplace violence and safety with their new Commercial Livery Driving training course. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Taxi, limousine and other livery drivers are an important part of public and private transportation, and can play a key role in transportation infrastructure in larger cities. Over one million for-hire trips are made each day throughout the United States. But the commercial livery business has above-average safety risks that...

2014-04-21 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of National Distracted Driving Month, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to put their cell phones away and focus on safe driving while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO In 2012, more than 3,300 people were killed and another 421,000 were injured in distraction-related crashes. In order to reverse this trend, elite drivers are educating the motoring...

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...


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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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