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2014-06-19 23:07:59

In honor of June Safe Driving Month, a new survey reveals 40 percent of drivers report anxiety with night driving by age 40, which is a problem for them and can also be a danger for everyone on

2014-06-19 16:21:34

- More than 10 million Honda and Acura vehicles purchased in the U.S.

2014-06-19 12:22:35

SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all seen distracted drivers on the road, but the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance sheds light on another dangerous distraction - oblivious pedestrians

2014-06-19 04:20:21

Three in 10 Americans say they're more likely to drive after a few drinks when only going a short distance NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All over the country, grills are heating,

2014-06-18 23:01:21

Continuing its three-year anti-texting and driving campaign, the personal injury law firm will unveil the simulator to the public April 4 at the Daytona Beach Cubs baseball game. Port

2014-06-18 08:35:20

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto

2014-06-17 23:13:12

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news.

2014-06-17 23:09:36

NJ Tech Start-up Closes Crowd-Funding Round, Meets Development Milestones and Pursues Pilot Market to Stop Distracted Driving Madison, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014

2014-06-13 16:20:34

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has been pushing federal agencies for years to implement minimum, behind-the-wheel

2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel


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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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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