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2014-05-15 23:04:08

Independent insurance agency of Little Falls, Minnesota releases helpful advice to help keep local teen drivers safe on the road. Little Falls, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 According to the National Organizations for Youth Safety, car accidents are the number one cause of death for teens. Each May, Youth Traffic Safety Month serves to increase the awareness of this issue and promote safe driving practices to young drivers. In order to help spread the knowledge of this critical cause,...

2014-05-12 12:21:20

STAMFORD, Conn., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoVantage, the complete car and roadside assistance service, today released the results of its 2014 In the Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey, naming both the least and most courteous cities in the US. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86608 Houston was crowned as having the least courteous drivers in the U.S. In comparison to 2009 version of the survey, Houston has "moved up" in the ratings from eighth least courteous overall. Atlanta...

2014-05-08 23:15:50

With mobile calendar integration, drivers can select events to drive to. Spot On Time is from OT Mobility, Inc. Campbell, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 OT Mobility, Inc, the makers of Spot On Time, the first app to help people simplify driving to multiple destinations and arriving on time, today announced a new version of Spot On Time. The new mobile calendar integration lets drivers add driving time and traffic-aware departure alerts to driving-related calendar events. You can see a...

2014-05-08 16:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that Superior Carriers, Inc., based in Oak Brook, Illinois, won the coveted Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy in the 2013 calendar year safety competition. The award was presented to Superior Carriers, Inc. during NTTC's 66th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 29, 2014. The Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy is sponsored annually by Heil Trailer International of...

2014-05-08 12:21:46

DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Road Safety Market by Types (Highways and Bridges Safety, Urban Roads Safety and Tunnels Safety) & Systems (Red Light Enforcement, Speed Limit Enforcement, Bus Lane Enforcement, Communication, Incident Detection) - Worldwide Market Forecast (2014-2019)", defines and segments the global highways and bridges, urban roads and tunnels safety market into various sub-segments with in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. The...

2014-05-06 16:20:50

Media Members, and Law Enforcement and Government Officials Spearhead a Day-long Series of Panels and Discussions on Distracted Driving VALHALLA, N.Y., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation passed recently across the country - and even societal norms - have made a dent in the phenomenon of distracted driving, but there's a long way to go. That was the consensus of a series of blue-ribbon panels at the New York Distracted Driving Summit at the Westchester Medical Center today...

2014-05-05 12:22:08

New campaign aims to increase motorcycle safety awareness and make New Jersey's roads safer for everyone NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition and support of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is aiming to make New Jersey's roadways safer for motorcyclist and drivers with the launch of it's Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign. Funded by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS),...

2014-05-04 12:20:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and its members sadly mourn the passing of former House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L. "Jim" Oberstar (D-Minn.), who died yesterday at his home in Potomac, Md. He was 79. ATSSA President and CEO Roger Wentz stated, "As a stalwart champion of America's roadway safety infrastructure, the nation has lost an ardent transportation leader,...

2014-05-01 23:04:38

Local independent insurance agency of Monroe, Michigan, releases tips to help keep families safe on the road. Monroe, MI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 According to the National Organizations for Youth Safety, driving is the number one killer of teens. Youth Traffic Safety Month, held annually in May, was founded in order to increase awareness of these dangers and promote safe driving habits to young drivers. In order to help raise awareness for this critical cause, Insurance Center of Monroe...

Parents Just As Likely To Engage In Distractions While Driving Which Puts Child Passengers At Risk
2014-05-01 03:04:02

Mary Masson, University of Michigan Health System More than 75 percent said they engaged in distractions like phone use, eating or feeding a child in University of Michigan study Despite their precious cargo, parents are no less likely to engage in driving distractions like cell phone use than drivers from the general population, according to a new University of Michigan study published in Academic Pediatrics. The study found that 90 percent of parent drivers said they engaged in at...


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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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