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2014-09-29 12:22:13

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP is pleased to confirm that it is becoming a partner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program. In 2010, Bloomberg Philanthropies committed $125 million in funding to 10 countries that represented half of road traffic-related deaths globally (Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam). In a new commitment of $125 million over five years from 2015, the...

2014-09-29 12:21:41

New $125 Million Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and middle-income Cities and Countries LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traffic fatalities are one of the world's leading causes of preventable death and, unless urgent action is taken, will become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. To combat this trend, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today a new phase of the foundation's Global Road Safety initiative, which aims to...

2014-09-18 12:21:38

Governor Dayton Declares September "Don't Text and Drive Awareness Month" ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Safety Council urges drivers to join in a national effort to combat distracted driving on Friday, September 19, part of the It Can Wait campaign. Drivers can participate in a "day of action" by taking an online pledge never to text and drive, and can find free resources to help spread the word to their families, friends and communities at...

2014-09-11 16:20:42

Groups recognized for their sustained efforts to help save young lives ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced two winners of its 6(th) annual Teen Driving Safety Leadership Awards, supported by the General Motors Foundation. The Council will honor Gordy Pehrson of the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, and the Nebraska-based Norfolk Panther JOOI (Junior Optimist Octagon International) Clubs....

2014-09-09 20:20:25

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research 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...

2014-09-09 00:20:32

AAA Foundation research reveals opportunities to produce smarter, safer drivers AURORA, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of passage - driver education. State funding and requirements for these programs have declined over recent decades, leaving uneducated teen drivers vulnerable on America's roads. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic...

2014-09-03 16:21:03

Transportation Research Board Publishes MRIGlobal Research Based on Driving Behavior of More Than 3,100 Drivers. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that results of its offset left-turn lane study using data from the Strategic Highway Research Program 2's (SHRP 2) Naturalistic Driving Study are now available. The research shows that positive offset left-turn lanes can make left turns safer by reducing the chance that an opposing...

2014-08-27 16:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. "Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is unsafe and it's against the law," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "Although alcohol-related crashes have gradually decreased, drugged-driving crashes and...

2014-08-27 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations is urging the 29.7 million motorists that are expected to travel on the highways this Labor Day weekend to follow the safety tips from the America's Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professional drivers are offering advice on...

2014-08-26 12:20:38

New Location Factors and Interactive Maps Show Where Your City Ranks When Population, Density and Precipitation are Considered for City Drivers IRVING, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its tenth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Brownsville ranked second safest among America's 200 largest cities(i) in terms of car collision frequency. The report underscores Allstate's commitment to keeping roadways safer for customers and...


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