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2013-10-10 23:23:07

Houston car accident lawyer Kevin Krist cites the city’s poor rankings for pedestrian safety and the low rate of prosecutions for fatal accidents. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new article on the blog for The Law Office of Kevin Krist, “Are Houston Pedestrians Safe?” calls attention to statistics showing that Houston ranks low among cities when it comes to pedestrian safety. The blog points out that Houston ranks 41st out of 51 major cities in pedestrian safety,...

2013-10-08 23:22:17

A school bus that struck a kid-filled car raises questions about road safety. SANFORD, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Two girls were killed when the car they were in was struck by a school bus in August. Traffic attorney Michael Steinger says that the accident reflects a risk that many parents face. The bus was heading west when an eastbound passenger car made a left turn in front of it, according to the Orlando Sentinel(08.31.2013). The two girls, ages 11 and 7, died when the bus hit the...

2013-10-02 23:01:42

CEI's new online fleet driver safety lesson is now available on its DriverCare online driver safety and fleet management application. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) announced today the addition of a new online DriverCare driver safety lesson that reminds fleet drivers about the laws and safety tips for driving near school buses and school zones. “School Traffic Safety” opens with a real video of a near-accident when a car passed a stopped school bus...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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