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2013-05-01 04:20:10

DERBY, England, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading manufacturer of quality dog guards, Travall, release latest car safety video examining the dangers of driving with unsecured cargo in the vehicle. Each year people are killed in road traffic accidents by unsecured objects stored in the rear of their car. Pets, groceries, tool boxes and other cargo can prove to be fatal in a collision, especially if the car is travelling at a significant speed. The latest video by Travall looks at the...

2013-04-30 16:20:12

The Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. has garnered expert skills in garnering substantial settlements to the victims of vehicle collisions LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a city as sprawled and bustling as Los Angeles, it is often said that automobile travel is all but essential. While there are certainly many benefits to this commuter culture, auto travel means that vehicle collisions can be a serious problem. For years, Los Angeles residents dealing with vehicle...

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 04:20:15

OTTAWA, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada's national public-rail safety program, today launched the 11(th) annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), a nationwide initiative aimed at raising awareness among Canadians of the safety implications around railway lines. Various safety and policing measures have been put in place by railways to prevent collisions involving trains and motor vehicles at rail crossings and stop trespassing on rail property. PRSW 2013 runs...

2013-04-26 23:02:52

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication of The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook. Available at no charge in Kindle format from April 26, 2013 to April 30, 2013. (5 days only) Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication in Kindle form of the already widely distributed book 'The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook'. The most recently published studies from the Centers for Disease Control found that...

2013-04-24 12:21:08

MUNICH, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement reached between MESSRING and ADAC regarding a license for new test system for collision avoidance systems / active safety systems (pre-crash braking) will gradually be incorporated into Euro NCAP ratings / MESSRING will produce the ADAC AEBS test system including spare parts MESSRING Systembau GmbH and ADAC have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of automotive safety...

2013-04-23 13:06:12

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are on the rise in Europe. The establishment of a time pattern for the accidents could be useful for increasing safety and preventing human and animal deaths. On the basis of this objective, a team of researchers have established at what time, on what day of the week and in which month accidents involving boar and roe deer are most likely to take place. Car accidents involving animals are a serious and growing problem in Europe. They pose a risk for...

2013-04-13 23:03:48

Attorney Chris Davis provides expert commentary on a recently-released study from the NHTSA, which revealed that a significant percentage of all surveyed drivers admitted to using their cell phones behind the wheel despite a clear understanding of the dangers of distracted driving. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released the results of an in-depth survey which indicated that although American drivers understand the...

2013-04-05 23:03:02

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication of the California Motorcycle Accident Handbook. Available at no charge on Kindle (from April 5, 2013 to April 9, 2013 (5 days only). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that although crash-related deaths involving cars and light trucks were at an all-time low, motorcyclist death rates had reached an all-time high, having increased by more than 50% just since 2001, and...

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...