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2014-06-12 23:04:11

PROFIT Magazine Unveils 26th Annual List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Prizm Media Inc., a Vancouver based lead generation and technology firm that helps companies accelerate sales cycles, today announced that it has been named No. 52 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian...

2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-11 23:01:53

“Reshoring” initiative moves production to Houston facility to control costs and quality. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Guidepoint Systems announced that it has begun an initiative to return the majority of its product manufacturing to the United States. The Fort Worth, Texas-based producer of GPS-enabled asset tracking systems for commercial and consumer applications, anticipates the shift in manufacturing will allow the company to better control its production processes...

2014-06-10 08:21:40

New Options Enable Easy FMCSA Reporting Online or from In-Vehicle Touchscreen Terminals GLENVIEW, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless USA today announced the addition of new electronic driver log and driver vehicle inspection reporting (DVIR) options to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system for corporate fleets that must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) regulations. Both reports can now be completed online through a link in the Navman Wireless...

2014-06-09 23:05:10

Telematics Market research report majorly focuses on drivers, restraints, trends, opportunities, & challenges - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/commercial-telematics-market-22050839.html. (PRWEB) June 09, 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 & Analysis...

2014-06-09 20:20:23

Teamsters General President Urges Members to Oppose Potential Floor Amendments That Would Force Drivers Behind the Wheel Longer, Allow Bigger Trucks on Highways WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives members sent today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa denounced two potential floor amendments to the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY '15 Appropriations bill that will weaken highway safety...

2014-06-09 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The issue of highway safety, and in particular the safety of the trucking industry, has been at the forefront of the national conversation for several days due to a high profile incident in New Jersey. First, as always, our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy and...

2014-06-09 14:43:10

Basque Research The most recent edition of the scientific journal “Transportation Research Part B”, one of the most recognised in its category, has published the research conducted by Iván Guardiola of the University of Science and Technology of Missouri, Fermín Mallor of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, and Teresa León of the University of Valencia. The work has developed a new mathematical methodology to monitor traffic flow so that medium and long-term forecasts can be...

2014-06-09 12:21:05

First study on high-volume, nonluxury vehicle ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A combined forward collision and lane departure warning system available on the Honda Accord is reducing insurance claims, a new analysis by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows. The results are even better than expected based on previous studies of such technology on luxury vehicles. HLDI is an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In the first real-world study of...

2014-06-06 23:02:10

Does your GPS Tracker have Real-Time Functionality? Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Who really likes purchasing life insurance, long-term disability, a plot in a cemetery? Unless a member of the Addams Family, more than likely, nobody relishes the thought of getting their money’s worth of these items since the thought of getting what was paid for seems a little morbid. These items are very important though, and in the event that they are needed, the family and loved ones...


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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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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