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Children's Lives At Risk Because Parents Drive Distracted
2013-05-06 14:35:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new survey, parents are putting their children at risk in cars because they are driving distracted. University of Michigan researchers studied over 600 parents to see what distractions they face when they are driving with their children in the car. They presented their findings at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting. "Lots of attention has been given to distracted teen drivers. However, our...

2013-04-30 10:19:19

New report recommends technology, policy changes to better protect older children and adolescents in crashes A research report released today from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specific recommendations for optimizing the rear seat of passenger vehicles to better protect its most common occupants – children and adolescents. By bringing technologies already protecting front seat passengers to the rear seat and modifying the geometry of the rear seat to better...

2013-04-29 23:03:48

Experts in child automotive safety recommend technology, policy changes to better protect older children and adolescents in crashes Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 A research report released today from The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specific recommendations for optimizing the rear seat of passenger vehicles to better protect its most common occupants – children and adolescents. By bringing technologies already protecting front seat passengers to...

New Ratings Needed To Protect Older Drivers: NHTSA
2013-04-05 08:26:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to change the rating system for new cars to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and to better protect older drivers. In a Federal Register posting on Thursday, the agency said it may create a “silver” rating system to describe how well vehicles protect older occupants in crashes. It may also consider how rear-seat passengers and pedestrians cope...

2013-03-22 23:01:43

GPSTrackIt adds to its fleet management offerings with new alerts and reporting for vehicle rapid acceleration and hard braking. In addition, users of the company´s Fleet Manager system can send text or email alerts if a driver isn´t wearing their seat belt. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 New alerts available in GPSTrackIt´s Fleet Manager application offer added monitoring capabilities to their already extensive suite of event, location, and maintenance alerts. Users...


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