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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...

2014-03-14 12:21:44

Right of Way Places Signs in 10 New York City Neighborhoods NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning direct action to slow down drivers, RoadTrafficSigns partnered with Right of Way through the donation of 100 "20 is Plenty" road signs. The signs encourage drivers to keep their speeds to a maximum of 20mph. On March 15-16, Right of Way will hang the signs throughout 10 communities in four boroughs to demonstrate the ease of creating Neighborhood Slow Zones....

2014-02-03 16:20:47

Online provider of Texas defensive driving courses publishes an infographic detailing the phenomenon of exceeding the speed limit. SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speeding is the cause of many car crashes and is often the root of poor driving habits. Is it really worth it? Texas Drive Safe, a leading website offering a state approved online Texas defensive driving course, has compiled an infographic that explores facts and statistics related to the nationwide...

2014-01-20 23:23:25

The freezing raining and snowing reportedly caused hundreds of accidents in Tri-State. Wanting to help drivers to be safer on and off this weather, Stisim Drive advised driving training with driving simulator systems. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The freezing rain and snow created dangerous driving conditions in Tri-State. According to report from cbslocal.com, it caused hundreds of accidents on the roads across it. Meanwhile, in an attempt to help, driving simulator company...

2013-12-02 16:20:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday driving period, the Pennsylvania State Police investigated 936 crashes. Nine people were killed and 236 others were injured. This total does not include crashes investigated by local police. The official holiday driving period was Nov. 27 through Dec. 1. During that time, troopers cited 1,202 individuals for not wearing seat belts and issued citations to 104 motorists for not securing...

2013-11-18 12:21:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A trade association for the highway construction industry warned that public safety could be severely compromised unless the General Assembly approves a transportation funding measure soon. "As the discussion has turned toward the condition of Pennsylvania's bridges and the inconvenience caused by newly imposed weight restrictions, public safety issues have taken a back seat," said Robert Latham, executive vice president of Associated...

2013-11-04 08:20:31

The Allstate Foundation asks teens to talk safe driving in state ranking second in number of deaths from car crashes SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a five-year period (2007-2011), 1,572 California teen drivers, ages 13-19, were involved in fatal crashes[1], and more than half of those teen drivers caused the crash.[2] To spotlight this issue in California, a state that is ranked second for the most teen crash fatalities, The Allstate Foundation and thousands of...

2013-10-30 23:34:31

Eight area municipalities see driver behavior changing in school zones, work zones and Travel Safe Zones. St. Louis, Mo. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Driver behavior in North St. Louis County, Missouri where Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) safety cameras are installed is changing according to a recent analysis by B&W Sensors, LLC, a speed detection and traffic monitoring company. B&W found that the number of speeding violations captured by the proprietary Multiple Vehicle Speed...

2013-09-19 23:36:18

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman encourages the launch of a New York State transportation study aimed at improving safety along a 14-mile stretch of road where eight pedestrians have died since 2009. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Attorney at Law David Perecman supports a new study being launched by New York State transportation officials. According to The Wall Street Journal (9.13.13), the study is aimed at improving safety along a 14-mile stretch of road where a...

2013-08-27 08:20:17

Central Valley well represented in state's Top Ten Best Drivers Cities SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its ninth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers ReportĀ®," revealing that Visalia tops all California cities in driving safety with the lowest car collision frequency in the state. In the 2013 report Visalia ranks in the Top Ten of America's safest driving cities, landing at number eight. Based on Allstate claims...