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2014-04-09 08:21:09

Takata research explores new solutions to help ensure driver and passenger safety with the increasing adoption of technology in the automobile AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takata, a leading global supplier of automotive safety systems, is advancing the exploration of how best to keep drivers and their passengers safe as the automotive industry adopts increased innovations and technology inside their automobiles. Today, at the SAE World Conference in Detroit,...

2014-04-08 12:20:59

2013 Number Lowest Since Recordkeeping Started in 1928 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping began in 1928, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today. "Though Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing highway crashes and deaths, our efforts to ensure that all travelers reach their destinations...

2014-04-08 12:20:11

- Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT) reduces pedestrian injuries in collisions. AUBURN HILLS and DETROIT, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, received the 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Award for its Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT). This marks Continental's third PACE Award win in just two years. Continental's...

2014-04-08 08:21:38

- INRIX and WSI to Introduce Max Traffic Mobile App at NAB LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) -- On the heels of one of the worst winters in history, WSI, Professional Division of The Weather Company announces it has selected INRIX for real-time traffic information and mobile apps for its affiliate stations in North America. "The quality of INRIX information is critical to our efforts to drive viewership for two of the most watched...

2014-04-07 12:22:22

LANHAM, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to state transportation departments and local agency owners of asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old and have never had a structural failure. The average interval between resurfacing of each winning pavement must be no less than 12 years. The road must demonstrate the characteristics expected from long-life...

2014-04-07 08:20:32

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4b8mbb/traffic) has announced the addition of the "Traffic Management Market - Full Pedestrian, Parking Space and Toll Management, Above Ground Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection - Global Advancements, Market Trends, Enterprise Roadmap, Market Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4b8mbb/traffic ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-04 23:26:23

Console Vault has released a new safe designed for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup. The innovative safe enables Chevy owners to safely store their personal belongings in the latest Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Console Vault has released a new safe designed for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup. The innovative safe enables Chevy owners to safely store their personal belongings in the latest Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck....

2014-04-04 12:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram to donate $20 for each test drive to National FFA Organization (FFA) in support of local chapter leadership programs -- More than 100 dealers nationwide partner with local FFA chapters as part of Ram brand's ongoing support of American farming industry -- Visit www.RamTrucks.com/NextCrop to find a participating dealer The Ram Truck brand extends its support of America's farming industry with "The Next...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...


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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