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2014-06-20 12:20:59

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is concerned that legislation introduced today by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to open the 5.9GHz band to unlicensed users is putting at risk the opportunity to save thousands of lives through the deployment of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications. The legislation seeks to rush a decision on opening and rechannelization of the spectrum dedicated to...

2014-06-19 16:21:34

- More than 10 million Honda and Acura vehicles purchased in the U.S. feature pedestrian injury mitigation features and designs TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's commitment to introduce advanced vehicle designs aiming to reduce pedestrian injuries and enhance driver visibility with standard rearview camera application has earned Honda recognition as a "Highway Safety Hero" by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates). For 2014, Honda was the sole...

2014-06-19 16:21:31

TORONTO, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 14, smart owners from the Greater Toronto Area gathered to welcome the world to Toronto and mark the onset of WorldPride 2014, which will be taking place in Toronto, Ontario, from June 20(th) to 29(th). This exclusive by invitation-only event was orchestrated by smart Canada, and was open to smart fortwo owners, as well as car2go members. Over 65 smart fortwo drivers rendezvoused at the Canadian National Exhibition grounds, where they...

2014-06-19 12:22:35

SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all seen distracted drivers on the road, but the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance sheds light on another dangerous distraction - oblivious pedestrians who are more focused on their phones than their potentially hazardous surroundings. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll finds that Washington and Oregon drivers are quick to identify distracted pedestrians, yet most claim to be attentive walkers themselves. In fact, at least eight out of 10...

2014-06-19 12:21:32

Tennessee-based Pilot Flying J makes pledge to TMAF over five years WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) announces its most significant donation to-date as Pilot Flying J - the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America - commits $1.25 million over the next five years to assist with the growing industry-wide movement. The partnership kicked off with a press conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and...

2014-06-18 23:07:37

How Do Businesses Save Money With GPS Tracking? Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 US Fleet Tracking is in the problem solving business using GPS tracking. They tackle a number of issues fleet managers of all sizes face on a regular basis. The most consistent challenges across the board involve the maintenance, replacement, and fueling of fleet vehicles. With the installation of 10-second live GPS tracking, businesses will acquire a set of tools that allow them to keep tabs on...

2014-06-18 23:06:28

Themis Solutions Inc. Names Mother of Four as Winner of #Clioday Video Submission Contest Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Lawyer Ritalerae Haley-Austin from Chicago saves so much time using Clio’s cloud-based legal practice management solution that she takes every Friday off from her busy law practice. And as an avid user and advocate of Clio, Ritalerae now has 10,000 more reasons to love Clio, with just as many dollars to make every one of those Fridays a Clioday. Ritalerae...

2014-06-17 23:13:12

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. The National Transportation Safety Board recently indicated they will launch a probe into truck safety following a high...

2014-06-17 23:04:36

Telematics Market research report majorly focuses on Drivers, Restraints, Trends, Opportunities, Challenges, solution and services. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/commercial-telematics-market-22050839.html (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The report “Commercial Telematics Market [OEM & Aftermarket, Solutions (Fleet Management, Navigation & Location Based, Infotainment, V2V, V2I, Insurance, Telehealth, Alarm Monitoring), Professional Services] - Global Market Forecasts...

2014-06-17 12:21:24

MAUMEE, Ohio, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that the company has been recognized by Hino Trucks with its Excellence in Quality Improvement Award. Dana accepted the award, which recognizes superior improvement in parts-per-million (PPM) defect performance at Hino's annual supplier business meeting this month. Dana supplies driveshafts to Hino from assembly facilities in Lima, Ohio, and Jodalli, Karnataka, India. These products are...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'