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2014-01-06 10:13:44

Self-driving vehicles offer the promise of significant benefits to society, but raise several policy challenges, including the need to update insurance liability regulations and privacy concerns such as who will control the data generated by this technology, according to a new RAND Corporation study. "Our research finds that the social benefits of autonomous vehicles -- including decreased crashes, increased mobility and increases in fuel economy -- will outweigh the likely disadvantages,"...

2014-01-06 08:33:20

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye, N.V., a Dutch private company and a leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies for the automotive industry and Accel Telecom Ltd., a leading provider of cellular based connected car solutions, have announced the integration of Mobileye's Collision avoidance system with Accel's VOYAGER connected car smartphone. The integrated solution allows remote monitoring of Mobileye alerts...

More Than 50M Self-Driven Cars Will Be On The Road By 2035
2014-01-03 10:23:03

[ Watch the Video: Cars Will Eventually Drive Themselves ] Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study by IHS, the world's roadways will begin seeing driverless cars by 2020, with 54 million self-drivingvehicles on the road by 2035, worldwide. The study also predicts that almost every personal, as well as commercial, vehicle in use after 2050 will be self-driving. The projected number of these cars in 2025 is forecast to be around 230,000 but will...

2014-01-02 12:20:33

Automotive and Business Fleet magazines name 2014 Chevy Silverado Fleet Truck of the Year JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Continuing its reign of excellence after a redesign for the new model year, the 2014 Chevy Silverado has been named Fleet Truck of the Year by both Automotive magazine and Business Fleet magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/MN39300) The Silverado was chosen by a group of qualified fleet managers that represent a variety...

2014-01-01 23:00:33

Global Ferroelectric RAM Market 2014-2018 report says one of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the low power consumption feature of F-RAMs. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The Global F-RAM market is witnessing the trend of increasing investment in R&D by the leading market vendors. Some of the leading vendors such as Ramtron, Texas Instruments, and Fujitsu have increased their investment in the R&D of F-RAM hardware and software. These vendors have...

2013-12-31 12:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared two Walterboro, S.C.-based trucking companies, CER Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 196777, and Edward Risher Trucking, USDOT No. 685781, as well as its owner-driver, Clarence Edward Risher, Jr., to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered all three entities to immediately cease interstate commercial operations. "There is...

2013-12-31 12:20:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All-terrain vehicles are made for offroad use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. About 1,700 ATV riders died in crashes on public roads in the United States from 2007 to 2011 according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/DC39038) Although many ATVs can reach highway speeds,...

2013-12-30 08:20:48

New "instant highway" facility brings safety and pollution solution to Darling Downs and State's most hazardous roads BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolutionary road surfacing company, Global Road Technology, has opened a new manufacturing and services facility on the Warrego Highway providing a massive boost to the region's manufacturing industry and employment as well as improving road safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/PH38748LOGO-a...

2013-12-29 23:02:19

Prova Systems has launched metric system support in its cloud based fleet management software, Fleet Genius. The new feature is available immediately to all Fleet Genius subscribers. Carbondale, PA (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Prova Systems is announcing that it has launched support for international vehicle fleets through inclusion of metric measurements in Fleet Genius PRO. The new feature is available immediately and mirrors features already supported in the Prova VHM OBD-2 fleet...

2013-12-27 23:04:05

A new AAA survey indicates that more adults than teens may be texting while behind the wheel, which is not that surprising to the lead attorney at the Law Offices of Richard Flexner. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Commenting on a survey released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Wilmington, NC distracted driving accident lawyer Richard Flexner of the Law Offices of Richard Flexner said he was not surprised to learn that adult drivers may be more likely than teens to use...


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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