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2014-07-08 08:21:07

Governors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalities WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person's chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What's more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen...

2014-05-15 12:21:09

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This May, Florida moviegoers may see a glass case full of whirling dollar bills next to the popcorn machine and wonder how someone could let all that money just fly away. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has placed two money machines in Florida movie theaters this month to visually depict the financial impact of a $200 seat belt violation for the 2014 Click It or Ticket mobilization. Florida has been a primary seat...

2014-05-14 12:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1. "Vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to unbelted motorists," said State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. "Currently, the Commonwealth's seat belt usage rate is 84...

2014-01-22 12:20:33

Eleventh Annual Roadmap Report Highlights Dangerous Gaps in State Traffic Safety Laws WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released the 2014 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws. This annual report grades all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 basic traffic safety laws. It also focuses on progress these past 25 years and deadly gaps that put drivers and children in every state at risk. "We release this report at a...

Americans Are Doing Better At Buckling Up
2012-11-16 07:25:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A record 86% of Americans buckled up in 2012, up 2 percentage points from 2011, according to an annual survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). "When it comes to driving safely, one of the most effective ways to protect yourself and your family is to use a seat belt," said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in a statement released with the annual report. The greatest improvements in seat belt use...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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