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2013-08-28 12:20:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations is urging the 34.1 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professionals are offering advice on...

2013-08-27 08:20:17

Central Valley well represented in state's Top Ten Best Drivers Cities SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its ninth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®," revealing that Visalia tops all California cities in driving safety with the lowest car collision frequency in the state. In the 2013 report Visalia ranks in the Top Ten of America's safest driving cities, landing at number eight. Based on Allstate claims...

2013-08-27 00:20:16

Ninth Annual Study Reveals Cities with Safest Drivers: Fort Collins Tops List ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its ninth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®." The report, based on Allstate claims data, ranks America's 200 largest cities(i) in terms of car collision frequency to identify which cities have the safest drivers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/CG69881-INFO) In the 2013...

2013-08-22 12:27:18

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - It's back-to-school time, and Parachute and FedEx Express Canada want all road users to remember that the most important stop they can make is at school crossings. FedEx and Parachute, a national charity dedicated to preventing injury and saving lives, are reminding parents and drivers to ensure kids can walk safely to and from school on our neighbourhood streets. That means drivers need to slow down in residential areas and parents need to show...

2013-08-22 12:21:53

LONDON, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RED Driving School [http://www.reddrivingschool.com ] analysed data from the Department for Transport and found that 19,046 accidents involving young people (aged 17 - 24 years old) occurred on urban roads in 2011 across England. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130822/636923-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130822/636923-b ) While there has been some improvement on previous years, with...

2013-08-22 12:21:41

SEATTLE, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting behind the wheel of your first car is a memorable event, especially for younger people. Yet inexperience brings higher risk, so new teen drivers need all the safety advantages they can get, and the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance shows that newly licensed teens often drive older vehicles short of safety features that lessen injuries in a crash. PEMCO set out to explore the premise that when teens get their first car, those vehicles...

2013-08-22 00:20:09

Survey Results Come as Road Deaths Increase for First Time in Seven Years WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans are less likely to perceive a serious threat from dangerous driving behaviors such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving, according to an analysis of four years of public surveys conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The decreased concern is accompanied by an estimated 5.3 percent increase in annual traffic fatalities, totaling more than...

2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...

2013-08-15 23:26:50

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that their new website “Everyone is a Pedestrian” has been launched. The Oregon personal injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC believe this site is a good first step in helping keep pedestrians safe on the roads, and want to share some tips to prevent fatal accidents. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Portland wrongful death attorneys at Shulman DuBois have experience with fatal traffic accidents, and...

2013-08-14 23:24:56

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "We are passionate advocates for innocent victims of a semi truck, or commercial vehicle accident, and because these types of accidents frequently involve severe injuries, we are urging families to call us, so we can start helping on the spot, with a service that includes some of the nation's top truck accident attorneys, and their extremely capable investigators." For more information family members of a innocent victim involved...