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2014-07-22 12:21:15

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a mutual commitment to commercial fleet safety, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes, and Fleet Safety Institute, a leader in providing industry best practices and services, today announced the availability of a co-authored white paper. The announcement comes in conjunction with the Fleet...

2014-07-21 23:02:32

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/intelligent-transportation-system-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019, the...

2014-07-21 09:45:12

RAND Corporation Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study. Examining factors that may influence personal automobile use in developing nations, researchers found that government policies such as taxes that keep fuel costs high and the development of road systems can have important influence on...

2014-07-21 08:31:19

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Lane Departure Warning System Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052111/Global-Lane-Departure-Warning-System-Trends-Industry.html Lane Departure Warning Systems or LDWS, a type of crash-avoidance technology solution, are special electronic systems designed primarily to monitor and ensure a vehicle's position within its specified lane; and avert high speed, fatal...

2014-07-18 23:07:50

Greenbee Parking, a growing parking brand in North America, has released a series of new parking deals for their customers using the Charlotte (CLT) airport. Now they will no longer need various Charlotte airport parking coupons in order to save on their airport parking expenses. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a rising airport parking service, has announced that their new range of deals are competitive with offers from the even the best Charlotte airport parking...

2014-07-18 12:20:55

- Hyundai Motor America is launching the Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program to encourage repair facilities to buy more Hyundai Genuine Parts. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today launched its Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program. The Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program provides reimbursement to Hyundai dealers, allowing them to competitively price their Hyundai Genuine Parts against alternative,...

2014-07-18 08:20:41

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer season is the busiest time of year on America's highways and back roads. With young drivers accounting for 6 percent (12.6 million) of the total number of licensed drivers on the road this summer, MINI believes there is no better time than now to teach the importance of safe and non-distracted driving. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-07-17 23:09:58

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman says building a truck ramp and increasing truck traffic near a recreation center where hundreds of children play each day, raises big safety concerns. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A piece of construction equipment from a city construction site on the Upper East Side flew up and crashed through a window of the Asphalt Green recreation center, injuring a woman who was exercising. According to CBS News (7.9.14), two construction...

2014-07-17 12:20:54

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2015 Sonata is rated as one of the safest cars on the road today. The 2015 Sonata was named a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+, when equipped with optional forward collision warning, by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). Available with a host of active safety features such as Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a Lane Departure Warning System and rear parking sensors, the 2015...

2014-07-17 08:21:34

Elevates Vehicle Safety with Extended Reaction Time and Spatial Awareness Technology NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Distracted driving is the cause of 72% of car accidents, resulting in more than 15 people killed and another 1,200 injured each day in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). "Visual-manual tasks can degrade a driver's focus and increase the risk of getting into a crash up to three times," explains National Highway Traffic Safety...


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Pellandine Steam Cat, National Motor Museum at Birdwood, South Australia
2014-02-01 07:49:27

Pellandini Cars Ltd was a South Australian kit car manufacturer founded in 1970 by Peter Pellandine. It was located at Cherry Gardens, South Australia. Other projects included the development of a steam powered car. He closed the company in 1978. In 1979, Pellandine moved to Thetford, Norfolk, England where he started Pelland Engineering, which also manufactured kit cars. Pellandine’s design was sold to Ryder Cars in 1980. The company was then sold to Graham Autos, but very few cars...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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