Latest Traffic law Stories

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-22 08:22:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic ticket information dot com provides easy-to-access online information about the most common types of traffic tickets, including speeding tickets, radar tickets and cell phone tickets, as well as information on California Vehicle Codes. Traffic rules and laws exist for safety and proper control of traffic. Drivers who spend any amount of time on the busy roads of California will most likely see infractions of traffic laws on a regular basis,...

2014-07-18 08:21:08

Record-Breaking PASSPORT Max(TM) Is Live at Seattle Engadget Show on July 18 SEATTLE, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's only all-digital PASSPORT(®) Max(TM) radar & laser detector, is inviting the public to experience their record setting design at tonight's Engadget Live Show in Seattle. Using advanced military technology, PASSPORT Max(TM) delivers high definition performance with ultra-fast signal processing...

2014-07-15 12:34:59

INRIX Drive Time Service Now Live on Over 50,000 MLS and Realtor Sites across All 50 States SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ INMAN Conference / -- Just in time for the peak of the summer home buying season, leading traffic information and driver services provider INRIX and global real estate franchisor RE/MAX launched INRIX Drive Time on more than 50,000 agent and realtor websites nationwide. Also available to homebuyers on Remax.com, INRIX Drive Time(TM) provides...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...

2014-07-10 08:20:39

ESCORT features ESCORT Live(TM) in kick off of annual "Drive Into Summer" event WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), today announced another major milestone for its class leading ESCORT Live(TM) ticket protection app - the 22 million save mark. In addition, this week the firm also launched its nationally advertised annual "Drive Into Summer" Event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/125646 Photo -...

2014-07-09 23:10:20

ESCORT Inc., the industry leader of radar detection technology, announced that its multi-award winning ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network smartphone app has now shared more than 22 million ‘saves’—a major industry milestone. West Chester, Ohio (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com) today announced another major milestone for its class, leading ESCORT Live™ ticket protection app – the 22 million save mark. In addition this week, the firm also launched...

MIT System Puts Citywide Traffic Lights In Unison
2014-07-07 15:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Traffic can be the bane of a modern urban lifestyle and cities have used computer algorithms to time a single traffic light or a collection of lights in the most efficient way possible. Now, a team of researchers from MIT has devised a system that times traffic on a citywide scale, according to an upcoming report in the journal Transportation Science. “Usually in practice, when you want to time traffic lights, traditionally it’s...

2014-07-02 08:21:05

In Nine States, the July 4th Travel Period Saw the Most Red-Light Running Violations WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the Safer Roads Report: Trends in Red-Light Running from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR), July 4th ranked as the second riskiest summer holiday for drivers across the country when it comes to red-light running...

2014-06-25 08:21:38

Named 'the best detector ever' by several leading industry analysts - PASSPORT Max(TM) and ESCORT Live(TM) Featured at CE Week in New York City NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), riding the momentum of the launch of the world's only High Definition radar & laser detector, the PASSPORT(®) Max(TM), today announced that their record setting PASSPORT Max Limited Editions and ESCORT Live(TM) driving app will be featured again at the CE Week show in...

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