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2014-05-22 08:30:41

Project Gearshift aims to increase awareness around the number one cause of death amongst Canadian teenagers TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - In an effort to educate teens about distracted, aggressive and impaired driving, as well as reduce the number of motor vehicle-related injuries and fatalities among young Canadians, Parachute and partner State Farm launched Project Gearshift today. Now in its second year, Parachute's Project Gear Shift is a national awareness campaign designed...

2014-05-21 08:20:27

Memorial Day Holiday Period Ranks Highest for Red-Light Violations WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3.5 million drivers in 20 states ran a red light in 2013, according to the second biannual Safer Roads Report 2014: Trends in Red-Light Running from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR). The report, released today, examines red-light running trends across 20 states and is designed to help raise driver awareness of the dangers of red-light running. The risks...

2014-05-19 23:04:14

Suffering a motor vehicle accident almost assuredly means one will be looking for help from Vancouver law firms. Lars F Kusher, Barrister and Solicitor now provides help and advice for those who have suffered from a motor vehicle accident at http://kushnerlaw.ca. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Lars F Kushner has recently announced that he will be providing motor vehicle accident legal aid for clients in Vancouver. He is one of many Vancouver law firms that will provide assistance for...

2014-05-19 12:21:11

Council encourages drivers to use extra caution to keep our roadways safe ITASCA, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released its estimates of fatalities from traffic crashes for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 23, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 26. The Council estimates 382 traffic fatalities and another 40,900 medically consulted injuries may occur over the traditional summer kick-off weekend...

2014-05-16 12:21:10

ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airbags and seat belts not only protect people from head and chest injuries during car accidents, they may also protect the kidneys, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. This session will be moderated by AUA past...

2014-05-15 23:04:08

Independent insurance agency of Little Falls, Minnesota releases helpful advice to help keep local teen drivers safe on the road. Little Falls, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 According to the National Organizations for Youth Safety, car accidents are the number one cause of death for teens. Each May, Youth Traffic Safety Month serves to increase the awareness of this issue and promote safe driving practices to young drivers. In order to help spread the knowledge of this critical cause,...

2014-05-09 20:20:52

The Law Offices of Burg & Brock, Inc. strives to make the world a safe place for motorcyclists, whether through safety tips or effective legal counsel. LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the month of May in Los Angeles, the air is warm and the sun is high, which is why it's the perfect time to hit the open road. This is particularly true if, like acclaimed personal injury and burn injury lawyer Cameron Yadidi Brock, you enjoy the excitement that comes from riding a motorcycle. That's...

2014-05-08 00:20:35

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use. WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous generations. For example, 84 percent of Americans 65 and older held a driver's license in 2010 compared to barely half in the early 1970s. Today, one in six drivers on U.S. roads are ages 65 and older...

2014-05-01 23:04:38

Local independent insurance agency of Monroe, Michigan, releases tips to help keep families safe on the road. Monroe, MI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 According to the National Organizations for Youth Safety, driving is the number one killer of teens. Youth Traffic Safety Month, held annually in May, was founded in order to increase awareness of these dangers and promote safe driving habits to young drivers. In order to help raise awareness for this critical cause, Insurance Center of Monroe...

Parents Just As Likely To Engage In Distractions While Driving Which Puts Child Passengers At Risk
2014-05-01 03:04:02

Mary Masson, University of Michigan Health System More than 75 percent said they engaged in distractions like phone use, eating or feeding a child in University of Michigan study Despite their precious cargo, parents are no less likely to engage in driving distractions like cell phone use than drivers from the general population, according to a new University of Michigan study published in Academic Pediatrics. The study found that 90 percent of parent drivers said they engaged in at...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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