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2014-07-16 23:12:00

As of May 21, 2014, it is required that all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come from medical examiners listed on the National Registry. The objective of the new certification guidelines is to improve highway safety and promote public confidence in the quality of the medical examiners who certify CMV drivers. Corte Madera, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As of May 21, 2014, all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...

2014-07-10 23:03:12

Big Data Business Intelligence platform now includes US Legal Service Inc’s data on adjudicated CSA violations Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Vigillo LLC, creators of Athena, the transportation industry’s most advanced big data platform, announced today that it has partnered with U.S. Legal Services Inc. to add a new premium data channel to Athena. The new data channel with its built-in dashboards and reports will enable carriers to gain visibility into judicial outcomes of...

2014-07-09 23:11:11

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 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. Crash data has been added for an accident last week involving two semi trucks and a passenger car*. The Truck Accident...

2014-07-02 12:20:57

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to make the Independence Day holiday travel safer through enforcement targeted at motorists impaired by drugs or alcohol. "Last year we saw Pennsylvanians make smarter decisions when it came to impaired driving over the Independence Day holiday, and I hope we continue to see that positive trend now," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "If you're...

2014-07-02 08:21:05

In Nine States, the July 4th Travel Period Saw the Most Red-Light Running Violations WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the Safer Roads Report: Trends in Red-Light Running from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR), July 4th ranked as the second riskiest summer holiday for drivers across the country when it comes to red-light running...

2014-06-30 23:23:21

Everett Car Accident Attorney Rob Kornfeld warns Snohomish Drivers of the dangers of Summer driving. Included is a printable checklist for drivers to keep in their car to help them know what to do in case of an accident. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Highway 2 from Everett to Stevens Pass has been called the "Highway of Death" and despite safety efforts U.S. Safety Coalition Fred Walser says, "A six-inch wide rumble bar does not prevent drunk drivers or people...

2014-06-25 08:22:05

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Oregon. 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...

2014-06-24 23:16:40

New study suggests that persuading teens to avoid distracted driving might start by asking them to monitor their parents’ driving behavior Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Every day, tens of thousands of students sit through hundreds of public awareness assemblies in classrooms and auditoriums at high schools across the United States. Most of the messages are forgotten within a few days. Joel Feldman is determined to make sure his messages are not among them. For nearly three...

2014-06-24 08:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Lakeville, Minn.-based On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., USDOT No. 1100785, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. "Safety is our highest priority and we will continue to insist that...


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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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