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2014-09-29 12:22:13

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP is pleased to confirm that it is becoming a partner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program. In 2010, Bloomberg Philanthropies committed $125 million in funding to 10 countries that represented half of road traffic-related deaths globally (Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam). In a new commitment of $125 million over five years from 2015, the...

2014-09-29 12:21:41

New $125 Million Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and middle-income Cities and Countries LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traffic fatalities are one of the world's leading causes of preventable death and, unless urgent action is taken, will become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. To combat this trend, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today a new phase of the foundation's Global Road Safety initiative, which aims to...

2014-09-19 04:20:30

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtr9zl/night_vision) has announced the addition of the "Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market For Passenger Cars - by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtr9zl/night_vision ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-09-15 08:20:59

New State Farm® Data Shows Odds Drivers Will Collide With A Deer Are Rising BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. drivers are nearly 3 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in the coming year are 1 out of 169, but that likelihood more than doubles during October, November and December, when deer collisions are most prevalent. To view the...

2014-09-11 23:09:37

The dangers and statistics regarding the average amounts of deaths, injuries, and damages due to speeding drivers are discussed in latest article from The Jones Firm, a law firm of Bellevue, WA. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 “According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 30% of fatal accidents are the result of speeding,” according to the latest article published by The Jones Firm on September 10, 2014. “This percentage amounts to over...

2014-09-10 23:11:16

All too often, dishonest people will use schemes against unsuspecting drivers; Darras offers tips to spot a con and prevent being a potential victim. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In numerous reports from the LA Times to Insurance.com, the topic of staged auto accidents is something worth understanding. All too frequently, dishonest people will use schemes against unsuspecting drivers to make bogus insurance claims. These con artists carefully plan and practice their craft so...

2014-09-10 23:11:09

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm cautions on the dangers of distracted driving following a fatal accident in which a driver was using Facebook while traveling on an interstate. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A North Dakota woman was so distracted by Facebook photos on her cell phone that she rear-ended a SUV and killed Phyllis Gordon, 89. The North Dakota Highway Patrol determined that Abby Sletten, 20, was traveling at approximately 85 mph at the...

2014-09-09 20:20:25

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Road Safety Market by Types (Highways and Bridges Safety, Urban Roads Safety and Tunnels Safety) & Systems (Red Light Enforcement, Speed Limit Enforcement, Bus Lane Enforcement, Communication, Incident Detection) - Worldwide Market Forecast...

2014-09-09 12:20:32

The Company Believes That Parents, Caretakers, and Carpoolers can Benefit from Vehicle Inspections Because More Individuals are On the Road During the School Year SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Da-Les Auto Body, an award-winning auto body repair facility that specializes in domestic and foreign vehicles, recently announced the launch of its newest blog post: "Back to School--Get Your Vehicles Inspected!" The post explains the benefits of being cautious when it comes...

2014-09-09 00:20:32

AAA Foundation research reveals opportunities to produce smarter, safer drivers AURORA, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of passage - driver education. State funding and requirements for these programs have declined over recent decades, leaving uneducated teen drivers vulnerable on America's roads. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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