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2014-03-08 23:00:36

Summary: Speed CounterMeasures has taken the time to explain why radar detectors are popular in today’s world. Ohio, USA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 In this day and age, more and more drivers have a radar detector in their car. This is one accessory that some will not leave home without. The main reasons why radar detectors have become so popular is because they can help avoid a speeding ticket. Speeding tickets are costly, can increase insurance premiums and can cause many problems....

2014-03-05 08:22:33

States Use Engineering, Education, Enforcement to Address Crashes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2009, the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is declining. Compared with the first six months of 2012, pedestrian deaths fell 8.7 percent during the first half of 2013, according to a new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Specifically, comparing pedestrian fatality data for January through...

2014-02-27 23:29:58

The patent describes automation technology enhancing designs of transportation systems which can scale from relatively simple conveyors all the way to far more complex systems responsible for traffic control and navigation of intelligent unmanned vehicles. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The patented technology (US No. 7,844,416) enhances the designs of a variety of transportation systems, from relatively simple conveyor systems moving discrete items along the conveyor tracks to...

2014-02-17 08:22:13

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The traffic ticket attorney at CheapTrafficAttorneys.com offers services to help clients clear FTA warrants. FTA, or failure to appear, warrants are frequently issued for traffic infractions. Those who fail to pay their tickets or appear in court as required may have FTA warrants issued for their arrest. While the police may not show up on their doorstep or workplace, those with FTA warrants may be at risk of arrest at their next traffic stop...

2014-02-13 16:30:03

DRN and Vigilant Solutions Lawsuit Names Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes as Defendants in Freedom of Speech Case SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Utah law that restricts taking a photograph -- while simultaneously utilizing technology to analyze the content of the photograph - arbitrarily prohibits an activity that is protected in all other settings and violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, according to a lawsuit filed...

2014-02-12 12:22:09

Employers would be required to check clearinghouse before hiring and annually WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all national commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. The clearinghouse would help improve roadway safety by making it easier to determine whether a truck or bus driver is prohibited from...

2014-02-10 12:20:57

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) is encouraged by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability's report on red-light safety cameras, noting that traffic deaths and injuries have decreased dramatically since cameras were installed throughout the state. The report has found that fatal collisions have decreased by 49 percent in the 12 counties studied, resulting in an estimated 18 lives saved. In...

2014-02-07 16:21:11

Protecting the safety of Canadians travelling by rail and road at federally regulated grade crossings OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced proposed Grade Crossings Regulations that would establish new safety standards for federally regulated grade crossings. A grade crossing, also known as a road or level crossing, is where a railway line crosses a road at the same level. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act,...

2014-02-03 16:20:47

Online provider of Texas defensive driving courses publishes an infographic detailing the phenomenon of exceeding the speed limit. SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speeding is the cause of many car crashes and is often the root of poor driving habits. Is it really worth it? Texas Drive Safe, a leading website offering a state approved online Texas defensive driving course, has compiled an infographic that explores facts and statistics related to the nationwide...

2014-01-22 23:28:26

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has been making lots of improvements to crosswalks and sidewalks in recent months, but it’s not enough says Oregon personal injury lawyer Sean DuBois, of Shulman DuBois LLC. We also need to focus on educating drivers and increasing awareness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The Portland Bureau of Transportation makes safety in the city a priority, which is evident by the new sidewalks and crosswalks they have installed, including the...