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2013-07-04 23:04:26

The lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates announce motorcycle infographic providing important safety information. (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Motorcycles have become a popular means of transportation and hobby for many people across the United States. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that there are approximately 8.2 million motorcycles on the road. In recent years, the number of motorcycles on the road has increased and so has the number of motorcycle accidents....

2013-07-03 23:16:38

A new scholarly journal focusing on accident prevention and occupant protection – specifically accident reconstruction, injury investigation, intra-vehicle safety mechanisms, and mitigation related to human travel – is now available from SAE International. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 A new scholarly journal focusing on accident prevention and occupant protection – specifically accident reconstruction, injury investigation, intra-vehicle safety mechanisms, and mitigation...

2013-07-01 23:20:04

SafeHarness, the first and only personal, portable seatbelt for motor coach buses announces its launch of a fifty day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 SafeHarness, the first and only personal, portable seatbelt for motor coach buses, has launched a 50-day campaign on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.com. The creators hope to raise $50,000 to help bring these innovative products to market in order for all to have a choice in basic motor coach...

2013-06-24 23:19:55

According to a recent medical study released by the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (June 18, 2013), child safety restraint systems have been found to be increasingly effective at preventing serious injury and deaths amongst children between the ages of four to eight years old. Tom Kiley Sr., Massachusetts personal injury lawyer, comments on the increasing role that child restraint systems have as more injury studies continue to be released. Andover, Massachusetts...

2013-06-21 23:16:20

The founder of Houston's Law Offices of Kevin Krist supports “Stop Distraction On Red” campaign to increase awareness of the connection between cell phone use, running red lights and car accidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Houston car accident attorney Kevin Krist of the Law Offices of Kevin Krist today announced his support for an effort to raise awareness of how often distracted driving leads to running red lights and car accidents. The National Coalition for Safer...

2013-06-19 23:19:38

Car insurance premiums are calculated using a wide range of factors, but there are a few major ones that will play the biggest role in determining how much drivers pay. When it comes to their car insurance quotes Ontario drivers should review these tips to understand the rating process for premiums. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Calculating insurance rates is a complex process that requires insurance companies to take into consideration multiple factors, statistics, and of course their own company...

ER Visits On The Rise Due To Distracted Walking
2013-06-19 13:34:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over a thousand pedestrians had to make a trip to the emergency room in 2010 for injuries related to using their cell phone and walking. According to a new nationwide study published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, more than 1,500 pedestrians were injured while walking due to cell phone distractions. This number has more than doubled since 2005, even though the total number of pedestrian injuries dropped during...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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