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2014-04-29 08:22:19

The Allstate Foundation invites teens to inspire their peers with smart driving and win a school visit by Austin NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Foundation and singer Austin Mahone are challenging teens to #GetThereSafe during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month this May and throughout the summer, the deadliest season for young drivers on the road. Starting today through August 8, teens across the country will have a chance to show where and how they get there...

2014-04-22 08:22:47

Oil and Gas Awards recognize ROVR System as the new standard in driving safety DENVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartasite was recognized as the Best Product in Health and Safety at the recent Oil and Gas Awards for its ROVR solution. Cartasite technology solutions were nominated in three categories and won the prestigious Best Product Award in Health and Safety. Since its introduction in 2009, ROVR has proving effective in reducing motor vehicle crash rates by over 55 percent...

2014-04-21 23:08:52

Succeed addresses taxi and limousine workplace violence and safety with their new Commercial Livery Driving training course. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Taxi, limousine and other livery drivers are an important part of public and private transportation, and can play a key role in transportation infrastructure in larger cities. Over one million for-hire trips are made each day throughout the United States. But the commercial livery business has above-average safety risks that...

2014-04-16 23:17:03

Statistics revealed that 1.4 million crashes in New Jersey were linked to distracted driving, said a report. Wanting to help curb the number, Stisim Drive recommended to the public the driving simulation training. Jersey CIty, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Distracted driving has always been linked to various road accidents. In New Jersey, statistics showed that it was connected to 1.4 million crashes in the past decade, a post from nj.com related. In response to it, Stisim Drive suggested the...

2014-04-16 23:15:15

Attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices weighs in on a report indicating the number of pedestrian accidents declined in West Virginia in 2013, compared to the previous couple of years. Weirton, WV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Commenting on a news report revealing pedestrian fatalities decreased in 2013 compared to the prior few years, West Virginia auto accident attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices said today that drivers across the state need to remain vigilant when...

2014-04-08 12:20:59

2013 Number Lowest Since Recordkeeping Started in 1928 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping began in 1928, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today. "Though Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing highway crashes and deaths, our efforts to ensure that all travelers reach their destinations...

2014-04-02 08:22:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award. Duncan, who has been a longtime roadway safety champion, has worked tirelessly to ensure that work zone safety remained a focus in the most recent transportation authorization, MAP-21. Duncan understands the importance of ensuring that...

2014-03-31 12:21:07

TRENTON, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Red-light safety cameras turned in another year of positive results at intersections in New Jersey, and trends show "driver behavior is being modified," according to the recently issued New Jersey Department of Transportation's (NJDOT) third annual analysis of the photo enforcement program. According to the report, "Further sustained analysis is needed and the Department recommends that the Traffic Control Signal Monitoring Systems...

2014-03-29 23:04:45

Ohio pedestrian accident attorney Scott Elliot Smith of the Law Offices of Scott Elliot Smith weighs in on a report revealing fewer pedestrian fatalities nationwide and in Ohio in 2013. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Reversing a longtime trend, the number of pedestrian fatalities declined nationwide in 2013 for the first time since 2009, including a 37 percent decrease in Ohio pedestrian fatalities, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Columbus personal...

2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...


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