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2014-02-17 08:22:14

TransCor America, LLC signs on as flagship account LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the UMA Motorcoach Expo, Rand McNally announced that the company's mobile fleet management solutions now include E-Logs compliant with the Hours of Service regulations specific to the passenger-carrier market. Motorcoach HOS is available on Rand McNally's TPC 7600, a full featured in-cab mobile computing device; the TND(TM) 760, a revolutionary one-box, one-cable mobile fleet...

2014-02-14 23:24:03

Console Vault, an American company specializing in security products for homes and automobiles, has released a new safe designed for the 2014 GMC Sierra. The innovative safe enables GMC truck owners to safely store their personal belongings in the their 2014 GMC Sierra pickup. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Console Vault, an American company specializing in security products for homes and automobiles, has released a new safe designed for the 2014 GMC Sierra. The innovative safe...

2014-02-14 23:20:49

Dallas attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses this new FMCSA rule, and how it should lead to safer highways for us all. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 A proposed rule implementing a database of truck drivers who have refused or failed an alcohol or drug test will soon be published, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on February 12th, 2013. This new law will effectively help keep the roads safer by making trucking companies aware of any and all drug or alcohol...

2014-02-14 16:21:26

Reflecting on four decades of growth and change, company success is a credit to its partners - dealers, customers, Daimler Trucks North America and dedicated employees FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler Truck Financial announced today that 2014 marks a company milestone, 40 years in the U.S. trucking industry. Since its inception, Daimler Truck Financial has grown its portfolio to more than 8.7 billion dollars with a customer base of more than 500 dealers...

2014-02-14 12:20:27

Both power-hungry models are currently available at Briggs Dodge TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Briggs Dodge, an automotive dealership located in Topeka, Kan., continues to receive some of the newest Dodge and Ram models in their inventory, and to assist consumers in researching the recent additions, the dealership continues to update their arsenal of model-specific Web pages. This month the dealership is focusing on some of the more powerful models in the...

2014-02-13 16:30:03

DRN and Vigilant Solutions Lawsuit Names Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes as Defendants in Freedom of Speech Case SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Utah law that restricts taking a photograph -- while simultaneously utilizing technology to analyze the content of the photograph - arbitrarily prohibits an activity that is protected in all other settings and violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, according to a lawsuit filed...

2014-02-12 23:30:50

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm warns pedestrians to be aware of snow-clearing vehicles and drivers of the machines to watch out for pedestrians. There were two accidents in New York City involving these vehicles and pedestrians, one was fatal. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Personal injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, reminds drivers of snow removal vehicles and pedestrians to watch out for each other. A...

2014-02-12 16:20:37

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations praised the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for finally issuing a congressionally mandated proposal to create a national clearinghouse of drug and alcohol test results for commercial drivers. The database would capture both positive test results and refusals to test to help ensure that drivers who violate Federal drug and alcohol testing regulations are removed from the roadway....

2014-02-12 12:22:11

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing) has announced the addition of the "Car Sharing End-user Analysis in Selected European Cities" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This research service examines consumer perceptions of car sharing based on a survey conducted...

2014-02-12 12:21:59

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council announced today its preliminary estimate that approximately 35,200 motor vehicle fatalities occurred in 2013. This is a three percent decrease from 2012. Crash injuries requiring medical attention also are estimated to have fallen by two percent since 2012 to a total of 3.8 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/MM23334-b) Although 2013 traffic fatalities are three percent lower...


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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