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2014-04-25 23:09:34

Under the new partnership, Teletrac has been added to the network of supplier partners available to AmeriQuest Business Services’ collective business group. AmeriQuest intends to make Teletrac’s fleet management platform available to customers of its suite of enterprise business services. Garden Grove, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Teletrac Inc., the market leading GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, is pleased to announce its partnership with AmeriQuest Business...

2014-04-25 23:06:37

AirBuds, creator of 'The Most Comfortable Earbuds', has teamed up with Do Good Have Fun, maker of the universal phone car mount, in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 This month, in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AirBuds, creator of “the most comfortable earbuds,” has teamed up with Do Good Have Fun, the maker of the hands-free, universal phone car mount, in a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted...

2014-04-25 23:03:50

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) markets. Global market for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is projected to reach US$26.3 billion by 2020, driven by continued rise in vehicular traffic and the need to regulate traffic flow, rising impetus for enhancing road safety, and escalating socio-environmental implications of traffic congestion. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The...

2014-04-25 16:20:35

NOVI, Mich., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks partnered with Miller Industries to provide one lucky tow operator a chance to win a fully loaded 2014MY Hino model 258ALP with a Century 12 Series LCG Carrier. The truck is part of a giveaway that benefits The Professional Wreckers of Florida (PWOF) Education and Legislation Programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78811 This year's winner is Aaron Farron of Sprint Towing from Jacksonville, Florida. Aaron is...

2014-04-25 08:58:37

Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. “Video-based systems that use cameras to detect when a car is drifting out of its lane are cumbersome and...

2014-04-24 08:23:00

LISLE, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that it is increasing its production rates at its heavy truck assembly plant in Escobedo, Mexico, as well as its bus assembly plant in Tulsa, Okla. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a "Clearly, we're seeing some positive trends in the industry, but more importantly, we're seeing good customer response to our product offerings in the market," said Jack...

2014-04-23 12:36:25

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Commercial Telematics Market [OEM & Aftermarket, Solutions (Fleet Management, Navigation & Location Based, Infotainment, V2V, V2I, Insurance, Telehealth, Alarm Monitoring), Professional Services] - Global Market Forecasts & Analysis (2014 - 2019)" to its store. DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report on the commercial telematics market analyses the overall market by types of solution providers, by types of solutions, and professional...

2014-04-23 08:22:43

$2.2 billion in annual fuel cost savings achievable based on 12.6% adoption rate of telematics solutions by U.S. and Canadian commercial vehicles; savings represents opportunity for significant financial gain by small businesses DUBLIN and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for small and mid-sized businesses delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today issued the first edition of its FleetBeat...

2014-04-23 08:22:41

New marketplace focus leads to 3x revenue growth in past year; App in top 50 travel apps SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, RelayRides, announced a major redesign of its iPhone app ahead of the busy summer travel season to make renting cars easier, faster and more reliable than ever. The improvements to the mobile experience on the iOS app are expected to accelerate revenue growth, which has increased by 3x over the last year...

2014-04-22 12:22:03

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its independent evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA's) field study report on the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. FMCSA was directed by Congress as part of MAP-21 to study the efficacy of the restart provisions which went into effect July 1, 2013. FMCSA's field study collected fatigue measurements from 106 truck...


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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