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2014-08-26 08:21:01

~ New Data from Video-Based Driver Safety Leader Lytx Shows that Near-Collisions in Good Weather Nearly Double Compared to Inclement Weather Conditions ~ SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released today shows your chances of having a near-collision while driving nearly doubles in good weather conditions. Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, determined from analysis of its data that more...

2014-08-25 08:30:56

National Safety Service Offers Useful Safety Tips and Checklist as Parents and Students Prepare for the New School Year FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart911, the acclaimed national safety service being used by more than 500 municipalities in 35 states, today announced the availability of a free eBook containing helpful safety tips and a checklist for parents as they prepare to send their children back to the school....

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-08-14 23:10:23

Safety Services Company is releasing a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Safety Services Company is offering employers a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. In fact, 36% of occupational fatalities reported by the Bureau of Labor...

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2014-08-09 06:07:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents who preach about the dangers of distracted driving are often on the other end of the phone when teenagers talk while behind the wheel, according to research presented Friday at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association (APA). As part of the study, Petaluma, California-based cognitive psychologist Dr. Noelle LaVoie and her colleagues surveyed and interviewed over 400 drivers between the ages of 15 and...

2014-08-08 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the operating authority registration of Michigan City, Indiana-based Francisco Espinal Quiroz, which does business as Espinal Trucking, USDOT No. 2170514, for failing to cooperate in an investigation of the carrier's compliance with federal safety regulations. On July 21, 2014, a tractor-trailer operated by Espinal Trucking...

2014-08-07 16:20:42

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For three students, paying for college just got a little easier thanks to their winning video submissions in Bridgestone Americas' Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Austin Piedra of Chicopee, Massachusetts, received the top prize - a $20,000 college scholarship, for his winning video, "Break Bad Habits. Drive Safe." University of Pennsylvania freshman Barry Oshiba won second place and a $10,000 scholarship for his video, "The Risk You...

2014-08-07 08:29:50

Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD report teens speak up about their parents' risky driving behaviors, but parents don't always listen BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As young drivers head back to school, countless efforts and campaigns each year attempt to deter them from reckless behaviors behind the wheel. However, the latest data released today from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) finds that teens are not the only culprits when it comes to...

2014-08-06 12:20:59

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in South Carolina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount will now be available in South Carolina. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-08-05 08:32:14

LONDON, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Year on year the number of people who lose their lives at work is dropping and the significant improvement in safety has branded British workplaces amongst the safest in the world. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act it was revealed that the number of people who lose their lives at work has dropped by over 85% over the past forty years. Figures have dropped from over 650 a year in 1974 to a record...


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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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