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2014-05-22 12:21:33

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Day Weekend is tough on all-terrain vehicle riders. During the four days of the 2013 Memorial Day weekend, there were at least 14 deaths and an estimated 2,850 emergency room treated injuries associated with ATV usage, according to reports gathered by CPSC. Four of the 14 fatalities during that weekend involved children younger than 16. Reports for the four holiday weekends from 2009 to 2012 show a total of more than 73 ATV-related...

2014-05-19 12:21:39

"Border-to-Border" Initiative Emphasizing Zero Tolerance Across State Lines HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT, Pennsylvania State and local police are partnering for a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" seat-belt enforcement which starts today, May 19 and runs through June 8. "Increased safety efforts, education and enforcement are helping to drive down the number of unbelted crashes and deaths, but there is still work to do," PennDOT Secretary Barry J....

2014-05-16 12:21:10

ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airbags and seat belts not only protect people from head and chest injuries during car accidents, they may also protect the kidneys, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. This session will be moderated by AUA past...

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...

2014-04-16 12:21:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75590 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

2014-04-15 20:20:44

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h67x3s/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Seat Belts Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h67x3s/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Seatbelts market to grow at a CAGR of 4.41 percent over...

2014-04-11 00:21:43

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6n3zr/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Safety Systems Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6n3zr/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Safety Systems market to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-04-10 08:27:39

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global market review of active and passive safety systems - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE active and passive safety systems sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:Automotive OE active and passive safety systems market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket...

2014-04-09 23:22:36

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Passive Safety Systems Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Passive safety systems refer to a collection of systems in the car which protects the driver and passengers from injury if an accident occurs. These automotive safety systems have been around since decades with the implementation of seat belts by Volvo in the year 1959. Passive safety systems such as Airbags,...


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