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2014-07-22 12:21:15

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a mutual commitment to commercial fleet safety, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes, and Fleet Safety Institute, a leader in providing industry best practices and services, today announced the availability of a co-authored white paper. The announcement comes in conjunction with the Fleet...

2014-07-17 23:09:58

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman says building a truck ramp and increasing truck traffic near a recreation center where hundreds of children play each day, raises big safety concerns. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A piece of construction equipment from a city construction site on the Upper East Side flew up and crashed through a window of the Asphalt Green recreation center, injuring a woman who was exercising. According to CBS News (7.9.14), two construction...

2014-07-17 08:21:34

Elevates Vehicle Safety with Extended Reaction Time and Spatial Awareness Technology NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Distracted driving is the cause of 72% of car accidents, resulting in more than 15 people killed and another 1,200 injured each day in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). "Visual-manual tasks can degrade a driver's focus and increase the risk of getting into a crash up to three times," explains National Highway Traffic Safety...

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...

2014-07-09 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...

2014-07-01 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 41 million motorists are expected to travel on the highways this Independence Day holiday, and the American Trucking Associations is urging the motoring public to practice caution and patience to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Members of America's Road Team - an elite group of professional truck drivers - with more than 470 years collective driving experience and 30 million-plus...

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...

2014-06-19 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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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