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2014-07-01 08:21:50

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving a vehicle while drowsy is a recipe for disaster. But, it seems that rather than making the rules more stringent for truck drivers to help avoid more accidents on the road, the trucking industry is looking to actually weaken the safety rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Earlier this month the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to suspend a new Department of Transportation regulation that requires truck...

2014-06-30 23:23:21

Everett Car Accident Attorney Rob Kornfeld warns Snohomish Drivers of the dangers of Summer driving. Included is a printable checklist for drivers to keep in their car to help them know what to do in case of an accident. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Highway 2 from Everett to Stevens Pass has been called the "Highway of Death" and despite safety efforts U.S. Safety Coalition Fred Walser says, "A six-inch wide rumble bar does not prevent drunk drivers or people...

2014-06-30 16:20:32

ARLINGTON, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late last week, American Trucking Associations called on the agency to swiftly issue a mandate for commercial truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to monitor their compliance with hours-of-service requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of electronic...

2014-06-30 12:21:16

Ram 1500 is Motor Trend Truck of the Year Two Years Running MATTESON, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Each year Motor Trend votes on its Truck of the Year award, which is open to "all-new or significantly updated trucks or vans," making it unprecedented for a vehicle to win in two consecutive years. The 2014 Ram 1500 did exactly that behind the power and economy of its EcoDiesel engine. The 2013-2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year is available now at South Oak Dodge in...

2014-06-30 08:21:46

Honda of Bartlesville welcomes innovative truck to its lineup BARTLESVILLE, Okla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The search for a pickup that offers its driver both the capability of a full-size and the versatility of a mid-size is a challenge faced by many Oklahoma drivers. While the need for sturdy performance certainly is pressing at times, the desire for a daily runabout still beckons as well. And now, one Tulsa-area dealership is offering a pickup that ably manages to be...

2014-06-27 23:04:32

Rosco, Inc.’s MOR-Vision Mirror/Monitor System enhances driver visibility both in and around the vehicle with multiple camera views. Gaining the attention of Thomas Built Buses, Rosco, Inc., customizes MOR-Vision to increase the safety and security of their C2 school bus platform. Queens, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MOR-Vision is a patent pending, ultra-bright 7” color LCD monitor positioned on the rear side of tinted safety glass in a school buses’ large interior mirror....

2014-06-27 16:22:57

IBIZA, Spain, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Ibiza Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014

2014-06-27 16:20:56

Hesser Hyundai shares latest Accent with drivers across south-central Wisconsin JANESVILLE, Wis., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The term "compact" isn't keeping the 2014 Hyundai Accent from delivering one of the most impressive performances in its class. While the vehicle is of a smaller stature than many other vehicles on the road, it offers a full-sized performance compared to the other vehicles in its segment. Available for purchase at Hesser Hyundai, the new Accent is...

2014-06-27 08:20:49

Kenosha, Wis. dealership Palmen Kia highlights distinctions of new Kia Sedona for customers KENOSHA, Wis., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auto shoppers in the market for a new minivan this year are probably the type to do their at-home research pretty thoroughly. The need for a minivan tends to mean an individual or family has numerous tasks to juggle throughout a given work and school week, and staying organized and up on current trends is all part of keeping it together. For...

2014-06-27 08:20:23

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Hyundai Veloster is one of the 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Editors of the trusted new- and used-car information resource applauded the three door coupe for its highly unique exterior design and stylish, tech-laden interior, ranking it number two on the list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121682 "Last year's number one on this list, the Veloster is a...


Latest Road transport Reference Libraries

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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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