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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...

2014-03-18 12:33:47

WORCESTER, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest addition to Access Fixtures' extensive line of stainless steel light bollards features the best of two worlds, stainless steel and LG LED light modules. The new model LED stainless steel bollard light is equipped with louvers. A 12w LG Innotek LED module is mounted in the top of the stainless steel dome top emitting light downward. Beyond leading architectural fashion, the light bollard is constructed with a die cast aluminum...

2014-03-18 08:21:45

Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD report a sharp disconnect between teens' acknowledgment of dangerous driving behaviors and their actions behind the wheel BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens know that drinking or using a cell phone while driving are dangerous behaviors - that's no surprise. What is surprising is that according to a new survey from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), teens seem to have a different definition of what it actually...

2014-03-14 12:21:44

Right of Way Places Signs in 10 New York City Neighborhoods NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning direct action to slow down drivers, RoadTrafficSigns partnered with Right of Way through the donation of 100 "20 is Plenty" road signs. The signs encourage drivers to keep their speeds to a maximum of 20mph. On March 15-16, Right of Way will hang the signs throughout 10 communities in four boroughs to demonstrate the ease of creating Neighborhood Slow Zones....

2014-03-13 23:02:22

For the first time ever in Ohio, a new state-approved program lets teens complete the required classroom portion of drivers education entirely online. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DriversEd.com has released its new all-online Ohio drivers education course, which, for the first time ever, allows teens in Ohio to start earning a drivers license entirely online. The course launched in mid-February, and is the first of only three courses to be approved by the state thus far. A demo can be seen at...

2014-03-11 23:03:09

The car has long been a cornerstone of California culture, but in recent years, it has been supplanted by bicycles and walking among many citizens of Los Angeles. With a dispute brewing, the LA pedestrian accident lawyers of the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group are offering tips to prevent tragedy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Those who have seen an increase in foot traffic in and around Los Angeles are not imagining things. While such a means of getting around was...

2014-03-09 23:03:20

Shehzad Ahmad, lead attorney at California Law Associates, is asked about a news report describing a distracted driving summit to push technology to discourage distracted driving. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Commenting on news reports about a legislative summit to curb distracted driving, Shehzad Ahmad of California Law Associates said lawmakers should do everything within their power to get drivers to break the texting habit. One such effort, according to a news report in...

2014-03-07 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Salem, Mass.-based passenger carrier D'Boston Transportation, LLC, USDOT No. 2456132, to immediately cease all passenger transportation services due to widespread and serious noncompliance with federal safety regulations that has endangered the lives of its drivers, passengers and the motoring public. A closely related company,...

2014-03-06 08:21:35

New Educational Video Encourages Drivers to Prevent Distracted Driving COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grange Insurance's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Put it Away," encourages drivers to put away their smartphones and prevent distracted driving, which takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140306/MN77080) "Distracted driving...

2014-03-05 08:22:33

States Use Engineering, Education, Enforcement to Address Crashes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2009, the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is declining. Compared with the first six months of 2012, pedestrian deaths fell 8.7 percent during the first half of 2013, according to a new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Specifically, comparing pedestrian fatality data for January through...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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