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2014-02-03 23:24:21

Virginia Police recorded 700 plus violations against the state's new texting-while-driving law, said a report. In connection with it, driving simulation company Stisim Drive suggested a modern method of driving training to help drivers stay safe while behind the wheel. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Virginia State Police has recorded hundreds of violations to its newly implemented texting-while-driving law. And one with the police's aim of keeping the roads safe,...

2014-02-03 16:21:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leaders at American Trucking Associations praised the Government Accountability Office's review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA safety monitoring program and called on the agency to make immediate changes to the program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "The GAO's review of FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program was comprehensive, thoughtful and balanced,"...

2014-02-03 16:20:47

Online provider of Texas defensive driving courses publishes an infographic detailing the phenomenon of exceeding the speed limit. SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speeding is the cause of many car crashes and is often the root of poor driving habits. Is it really worth it? Texas Drive Safe, a leading website offering a state approved online Texas defensive driving course, has compiled an infographic that explores facts and statistics related to the nationwide...

2014-02-02 23:01:51

McAllen car accident lawyers at Tummel & Casso say they hope predictions of fewer accidents involving self-driving cars in the future become a reality. McAllen, TX (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The number of self-driving cars will dramatically increase in the next 20 years, resulting in more efficient vehicles that have fewer car accidents, according to a recent study that Texas personal injury lawyer Ken Tummel, of Tummel & Casso law firm in McAllen, TX, said he hopes turns out to be...

2014-01-31 23:31:22

Louisville texting while driving accident attorney Rob Shelton is asked about a news story stating that governor Steve Beshear is considering “no-phone zones” on roads. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Commenting on a news story indicating that Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is floating the idea of implementing “no-phone zones,” Louisville texting accident attorney Rob Shelton of Shelton Law Group said today that such measures could go a long way toward increasing highway...

2014-01-31 16:24:29

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw4d7b/traffic) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Traffic Management Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw4d7b/traffic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Traffic management reduces congestion and promotes a regular flow of...

2014-01-30 23:31:13

Chicago personal injury attorney Glenn C. Ronaldson is asked about a news report stating that Illinois law enforcement officials aim to crack down on driver cellphone use. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Commenting on a news article detailing Illinois' ban of all hand-held devices for drivers, Chicago texting accident attorney Glenn C. Ronaldson of Ronaldson & Kuchler Law Offices said today that drivers need to remember that texting and talking can have consequences that...

2014-01-30 23:02:45

In most states, traffic camera violations don't appear on drivers's Motor Vehicle Records, which is increasing fleets' liability exposure. A solution is technology that line those violations to fleet drivers' safety profiles. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Fleets that don’t make red-light, speed, or school bus stop arm safety camera violations part of their drivers’ safety profiles are running the risk of multi-million dollar liability costs, says Vincent...

2014-01-29 16:21:31

Council calls for original videos illustrating why hands-free devices offer drivers no safety benefit ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is now accepting original and creative videos that illustrate the negative effects of hands-free device use on drivers. The contest is part of the Council's Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, Hands-free is not risk-free, and will include monetary awards of up to $2,000 to the winner. Winners...

2014-01-29 08:20:19

Safe Roads AND Safe Drivers Imperative for Public Safety WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Highway Users Alliance today released a new study, Safety Impacts of Using Deicing Salt, which confirms tremendous safety benefits of safe winter road operations. The new study finds that: -- Road surface condition is the single most important safety factor during a winter event -- more important than visibility, precipitation intensity, air...


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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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