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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...

2014-07-16 23:06:52

To ensure that businesses and organizations who commute into desolate locations on classified assignments are covered, we employ the assistance of Space. The technology used is referred to as Communication Satellite Networks. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Anyone who has walked into an elevator and lost cell phone coverage, or has driven down a dirt road in the middle of nowhere and received the error that their GPS is no longer able to navigate, would probably question US...

2014-07-16 16:25:13

Duetto Edge and Duetto Insight to Enhance Revenue for Red Lion Hotels and Red Lion Inn & Suites SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization software, announced that Red Lion Hotels Corporation is adopting its revenue strategy solution group-wide. "In a dynamic on-line environment it was key that we partner with industry leading technologists who will remain at the forefront of innovation," said Bill Linehan, Chief Marketing...

2014-07-16 08:21:41

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram Truck is the only full-size pickup truck manufacturer to adopt the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2807 towing practices in all three pickup truck segments (1/2-ton, ¾- ton and 1-ton) -- Ram pickup maximum towing capacities unchanged or improved under SAE standardized J2807 -- Ram 1500 owns the top positions in pickup fuel economy and SAE affirmed towing capacity for V-6 engines...

2014-07-15 16:22:05

Deadly Highway Accidents Can Be Prevented When Drivers Adhere to Current Hours of Service Regulations WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in place to help prevent tragedies that are the result of driver fatigue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against...

2014-07-15 12:34:59

INRIX Drive Time Service Now Live on Over 50,000 MLS and Realtor Sites across All 50 States SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ INMAN Conference / -- Just in time for the peak of the summer home buying season, leading traffic information and driver services provider INRIX and global real estate franchisor RE/MAX launched INRIX Drive Time on more than 50,000 agent and realtor websites nationwide. Also available to homebuyers on Remax.com, INRIX Drive Time(TM) provides...

2014-07-15 08:20:38

New engines provide up to eight percent fuel economy improvement in International DuraStar and WorkStar trucks LISLE, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first International(®) DuraStar(®) and International(®) WorkStar(®) vehicles with the company's 9- and 10-liter engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The company's internal testing shows these products are delivering up...

2014-07-14 23:03:20

ReportsnReports.com offers "Electronic Toll Collection System Market by Products (AVI, AVC, VES, Back office & Integration), Technology (RFID, DRSC, Video Analytics, & GNSS), Applications (Highway, & Urban), & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2013 - 2020" global research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Global electronic toll collection system market (ETC system) is expected to hit $9.5 Billion in 2020. Two major driving factors for the...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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