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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...

2013-06-03 23:18:28

After their installation on Texas roadways to alert drivers of upcoming construction, Bay Fastening Systems comments on the safety benefits of road rumble strips. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 On June 3, Bay Fastening Systems, issues a statement about the Texas Department of Transportation´s decision to install rumble strips along stretches of road to warn drivers of road construction ahead of them. According to an article by WFAA.com, the Department of Transportation in Texas...

2010-03-11 19:28:00

National Roadway Safety Association Adds, "Safer Roads Save Lives" FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) applauds the U.S. Department of Transportation's recent announcement that the number of United States traffic fatalities reported for 2009 has reached the lowest level since 1954 -- a decline for the 15th consecutive quarter. The 2009 data places the highway fatality statistic at 33,963 - a drop of 8.9 percent...

2010-02-16 23:01:00

On the one-year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, AAA applauds investment in transportation upgrades designed to save lives WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA, the nation's largest motoring organization, is marking the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) by highlighting safety-enhancing road improvements funded by the law. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) received $26.6 billion through...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.