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2013-12-19 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations want to ensure the 94.5 million motorists traveling over 50 miles or more during the year-end holiday arrive at their destinations safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "This time of year should be a festive and happy occasion for Americans, not one spent remembering loved ones lost in tragic highway crashes," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "As we all hit the road,...

2013-12-19 08:20:08

LONDON, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda is introducing a new suite of advanced active safety features, including advanced laser-radar cameras and sensors, in British-built Civic models from 2014. Both the new Civic Tourer and Civic hatchback will benefit from the new Driver Assistance Safety Pack, which will be a GBP780 option on all SE Plus, SR and EX Plus models. The sophisticated sensor-based technologies included in the Pack help avoid a collision and ensure...

2013-12-18 23:26:54

Young adults tend to ignore the texting while driving warning, said a study. Meanwhile, Stisim Drive stated that driving simulation systems could definitely show them how dangerous of a habit it could be. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A new study conducted by the American Automobile Association revealed that young adults today were ignoring the warning regarding texting while driving. In response to it, Stisim Drive commented that driving simulation systems could show them the danger the...

2013-12-18 16:20:37

Esurance DriveSafe(TM) Program Combines Cell Phone-Limiting Functionality, Risky Driving Behavior Notifications SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurance company, is rolling out a new teen driver safety program that can prevent teens from texting while driving and give parents valuable feedback about their teen's driving behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/SF26836LOGO-b) Every day in 2012, nine people were killed and...

Analysis Website Determines Louisiana Has Worst Drivers In US
2013-12-16 13:03:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many Americans may think their state is home to the worst drivers in the nation, a new analysis from CarInsuranceComparison.com has given that dubious honor to Louisiana. In its analysis, the website said it used data on fatality rates per 100 million miles traveled, recorded failures to follow traffic signals and seat belt laws, drunk driving incidents and tickets for speeding or careless driving. Data was culled from the...

2013-12-14 23:02:35

Consequence-Based Distracted and Impaired Driving Deterrent Program Improves Driver Experience by Tracking Violations On-Screen During Drive El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Virtual Driver Interactive, Inc. (VDI), the leading provider of simulation training solutions for commercial and education applications, today announced that One Simple Decision users can now experience an exciting new feature called Real Time Violation Tracking. To reinforce the message about never...

2013-12-14 23:02:29

An ignition interlock system available in Washington State is designed to make practices such as texting while driving difficult and undesirable, according to Richard McKinney, a car accident lawyer in Seattle at the Law Offices of Richard McKinney. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Seattle car accident attorney Richard McKinney of the Law Offices of Richard McKinney said a new high-tech device designed to prevent cell phone use while driving could lead to fewer distracted driving...

2013-12-11 23:21:19

Moodoff day data shows that over 70 percent of people check their smartphones more frequently within the first hour of making an upload, post or comment. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales had shoppers reaching for their smartphones to map out the best deals and post fun-filled photos on their Facebook page. Australia-based global not-for-profit organization, Moodoff Day, is encouraging everyone to avoid excessive browsing, texting and...

2013-12-11 23:19:46

World’s Leading Technology to End Distracted Driving Enters Spanish-speaking Markets Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 In order to address the inherent safety concerns around distracted driving, Autobahn, Chile’s leader in automotive equipment for 27 years, partners with Cellcontrol to bring the world’s leading distracted driving technology to South America. During the 1st quarter of 2013 alone, Chilean police reported 16,469 accidents caused by distracted driving. According...

2013-12-04 23:04:16

More personalized fleet safety messages sent to segmented audiences of fleet drivers and managers can help fleets surpass accident reduction plateaus achieved through more traditional methods. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 A key to further reducing fleet accidents may be timely safety messages that target specific segments of the driver population. That’s the message Ryan Dicken, CEI’s Midwest regional sales manager told members of the Wisconsin chapter of the NAFA Fleet...


Latest Road safety Reference Libraries

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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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