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2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-24 20:20:26

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Knutson of the national plaintiff's law firm Finkelstein & Krinsk, the first to file a class action lawsuit against Navistar, Inc., on behalf of Washington/California trucker client Par 4, affirms the intent to recover all losses suffered by trucking companies resulting from their purchasing or leasing Navistar truck models 2008-2013 equipped with Navistar's MaxxForce Advanced EGR diesel engines. The MaxxForce engines contain a...

2014-07-24 12:21:30

Large selection of truck models available at Auburn-area Chevy dealership AUBURN, Maine, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Available at Emerson Chevrolet Buick, the 2014 Chevy Silverado is dedicated to delivering hard-working results for local Maine drivers. The power and fuel economy of Silverado's engine suite alone is an undeniable testament to the automaker's efforts in this regard. Also pertinent is the pickup's distinction as 2014 North American Truck of the Year. Having...

2014-07-23 23:09:02

AvidXchange is announced as the platinum sponsor of the THEevent at Sage Summit 2014. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 AvidXchange, leading provider of AP and Payment Automation, is proud to announce their Platinum Sponsorship at THEevent at Sage Summit 2014 taking place Monday, July 28th,at miX Lounge on the top floor of THEhotel at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. THEevent is hosted by several Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) that integrate with Sage ERP to enhance the end-user...

2014-07-23 20:20:29

2014 Ram 1500 available at Stettler-based auto dealership STETTLER, Alberta, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With three unique engine options and the backing of a trustworthy powertrain warranty, the 2014 Ram 1500 has never proven to be a better value. The selection of trucks available at Stettler Dodge & RV is a clear confirmation of the pickup's capability. With configurations that support drivers in every type of industry, the vehicle recognized as Motor Trend's Truck of...

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...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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