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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...

2014-08-26 08:21:01

~ New Data from Video-Based Driver Safety Leader Lytx Shows that Near-Collisions in Good Weather Nearly Double Compared to Inclement Weather Conditions ~ SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released today shows your chances of having a near-collision while driving nearly doubles in good weather conditions. Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, determined from analysis of its data that more...

2014-08-26 08:20:42

Drivers in Three California Cities Surpass National Average of Collision Every 10 Years SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its tenth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Visalia ranks first in California and seventh nationally as safest among America's 200 largest cities[i] in terms of car collision frequency. The report underscores Allstate's commitment to making roadways safer for its customers and all drivers. For...


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