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2014-06-19 16:21:34

- More than 10 million Honda and Acura vehicles purchased in the U.S. feature pedestrian injury mitigation features and designs TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's commitment to introduce advanced vehicle designs aiming to reduce pedestrian injuries and enhance driver visibility with standard rearview camera application has earned Honda recognition as a "Highway Safety Hero" by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates). For 2014, Honda was the sole...

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 who are more focused on their phones than their potentially hazardous surroundings. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll finds that Washington and Oregon drivers are quick to identify distracted pedestrians, yet most claim to be attentive walkers themselves. In fact, at least eight out of 10...

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, drinks cooling and long-ago-planned vacations are fast approaching. For those reading these annual touchstones like so many iced tea leaves, all signs point to summer - even if its official start date isn't until June 21. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO While summer brings with it...

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 Orange, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 With requests from high schools as far away as Miami, the Port Orange based firm of Rue, Ziffra & Caldwell has purchased a $30,000 texting and driving/DUI simulator. The Drink-Free Zone is scheduled to be unveiled on Friday, April 4, at the Daytona Cubs baseball game....

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 insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Mississippi. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...

2014-06-17 23:13:12

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. The National Transportation Safety Board recently indicated they will launch a probe into truck safety following a high...

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 Rider Revenge, the technology platform to reduce Distracted Driving, has announced the launch of their app’s prototype on Apple’s App Store. The launch comes on the heels of successfully closing the Company’s first round of crowd-funding. "The launch of our prototype on the Apple Store is a significant development...

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 training standards for new truck drivers, yet no such regulations exist today. "Instead of relying on technology and making misguided, hours-of-service regulations changes, the focus should instead be on training standards for entry-level drivers," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd...

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 semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-11 08:21:44

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Connecticut. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...


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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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