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2014-02-20 23:02:55

Telematics Update has announced that free registration is now open for the live webinar on Auto Safety Technology – What regulation and safety checks need to be implemented?’ Matthew Smith, ITS program manager, Michigan DoT and Radovan Miucic, research engineer, Honda will contribute their expertise to the discussion taking place on Thursday Feb 27 at 12pm EST. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Register for free and join in the discussion here:...

2014-02-19 23:01:13

Dallas truck accident lawyer Jeff Rasansky discusses the effectiveness of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA program in response to the GAO report released this month. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, also known as the FMCSA, launched a program seeking to change the face of safety as it relates to trucks. The Compliance, Safety and Accountability Program was established to...

2014-02-18 23:21:04

Power-sports veterans rocket fat bikes into the future with lithium ion batteries, and a new online store. Vancouver (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Hot trends collided on February 15th, 2014 with the launch of Surface604.com, and a new electric fat bike. The future hybrid, or favorite all terrain sports vehicle may not be a car at all, but an electric powered fat bike. Lithium batteries are now powering Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors, and according to Bloomberg, actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s new...

2014-02-18 16:20:17

Wisconsin car shoppers find limited-time savings on new Cadillacs SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Despite being just a couple of months into 2014, those in the automotive world already are preparing for 2015. As Cadillac and other automakers introduce new cars and redesign other models in their vehicle lineups, dealerships must create space on their lots and in their showrooms for the arrival of new cars. (Photo:...

2014-02-18 12:22:20

Provides Law Enforcement Proven and Reliable Solution to Combat Vehicle Theft CANTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in New Mexico. The largest law enforcement agencies in New Mexico, including the New Mexico State Police, Santa Fe Police Department and the Albuquerque Police Department,...

2014-02-17 12:20:11

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks recently held a ceremony to commemorate the delivery of the 10,000(th) Hino truck to Penske Truck Leasing (PTL). The ceremony took place at Hino's plant in Williamstown, West Virginia in front of its assembly team members and top management from Hino and Penske Truck Leasing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/DE65960 ) "We congratulate the entire team at Hino and Toyota on this significant milestone," said...

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...


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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