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2014-04-02 12:20:20

Brands to Offer 25 Percent Savings Through June 30th ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental will launch a 25 percent discount off daily rates for all car rentals at participating locations in Latin America and the Caribbean. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO The National and Alamo brands recently expanded into Belize, Peru and Turks & Caicos, and today operate in more than 25 countries and territories throughout these...

2014-04-02 08:43:23

Announcing Barracuda Racing, Bryan Herta Autosport, and Austin Dyne - New Team, New Partnership for 2014 Red Bull Global RallyCross Championship Season CAMPBELL, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barracuda Networks, Inc., (NYSE: CUDA) a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced a primary sponsorship with Global Rallycross rookie driver Austin Dyne and racing veteran Bryan Herta to bring Barracuda Racing to GRC. "Red Bull Rallycross...

2014-04-02 08:22:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award. Duncan, who has been a longtime roadway safety champion, has worked tirelessly to ensure that work zone safety remained a focus in the most recent transportation authorization, MAP-21. Duncan understands the importance of ensuring that...

2014-04-02 08:21:24

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the continuing currency crisis which has caused difficulties for Venezuelan industry in the importation of key components and materials, Iveco is reluctantly suspending, with immediate effect, its manufacturing operations in the country. Iveco, the truck and commercial vehicle business of CNH Industrial, has a long history in Venezuela having opened its La Victoria manufacturing base in 1954. Currently, Iveco Venezuela has a...

2014-04-01 23:24:13

Well-known ERP evangelist and SAP Mentor Duffy joins Acumatica, the fast-growing Cloud ERP firm based in Kirkland, as VP of Partner Strategy and Enablement. Kirkland, Washington (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Acumatica, the fastest-growing leader in Cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium-sized companies, today announced the appointment of Richard Duffy as VP of Partner Strategy and Enablement, effective immediately. Duffy, a former SAP Mentor and well-known...

2014-04-01 23:04:15

Large gatherings to see FLS Microjet in action at two venues back-to-back. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The US Fleet Tracking Microjet began a two week road show with its presence at the 2014 Wings Over South Texas Airshow in Kingsville, Texas last weekend.”Major Justin “Shmed” Lewis, thrilled fans in the world’s smallest jet performing high performance aerobatics at speeds approaching 300 MPH. After three days of flying, Lewis and Microjet crew chief Jeremy Dirksen...

2014-04-01 23:02:12

Car rental firms have been slowly recovering from the global financial crisis but are now facing new challenges. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Car Rental industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Car Rental industry has cruised along at a slow speed over the past five years as it has recovered following the global financial crisis. The economic downturn drove demand from...

2014-04-01 16:20:53

Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign focuses on why hands-free is not risk-free ITASCA, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from a National Safety Council public opinion poll indicate 80 percent of drivers across America incorrectly believe that hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld phone. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer than handheld as the brain remains distracted by the cell phone conversation. Of the poll...

2014-04-01 16:20:47

Medved Autoplex temporarily relocates Chevrolet Sales department during remodel DENVER, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medved Autoplex is thrilled to announce that the dealership has officially begun its remodeling phase. The areas that will be updated and renovated include the showroom floor, expanding the waiting lounge to better accommodate customers, and reconstructing the decks and porches outside the showroom. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140401/MN94793)...

2014-03-31 23:26:12

Telematics Update has just released The Connected Fleet Report 2014 to provide crucial analysis on the development of the fleet telematics market. London (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The fleet telematics market is mature in terms of years but not penetration. It has been estimated by industry executives interviewed for Telematics Update’s Connected Fleet Report 2014 that only around 20% of the North American fleet market has some form of telematics solution. It is anticipated that a...


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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