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2013-08-27 08:20:17

Central Valley well represented in state's Top Ten Best Drivers Cities SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its ninth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®," revealing that Visalia tops all California cities in driving safety with the lowest car collision frequency in the state. In the 2013 report Visalia ranks in the Top Ten of America's safest driving cities, landing at number eight. Based on Allstate claims...

2013-08-27 00:20:16

Ninth Annual Study Reveals Cities with Safest Drivers: Fort Collins Tops List ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its ninth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®." The report, based on Allstate claims data, ranks America's 200 largest cities(i) in terms of car collision frequency to identify which cities have the safest drivers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/CG69881-INFO) In the 2013...

2013-08-05 00:20:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, AUGUST 5: FIRST TRAFFIC LIGHT Profile America -- Monday, August 5th.( )An invention that sometimes drives us to distraction -- but without which we would scarcely be driving at all -- went into operation on this date in 1914. A traffic light system, credited with being the first in...

2013-07-30 23:20:37

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced today the release of an explosion proof LED traffic light designed to provide HAZLOC compliance in locations where flammable gases and vapors may be present. The EPL-TL-3X10W-C LED Traffic Light is Class 1, 2 and 3 Division 1 approved and ideal for routing traffic in industrial refueling stations or as process status indication in manufacturing facilities. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) July 30,...

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...

2013-04-24 16:20:55

Traffic is slightly faster in L.A. but you'll feel more than slightly better sitting in one of the finest cars anywhere LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California Rent-A-Car, the agency for a car rental Los Angeles looks to first, has some thoughts for upcoming visitors and longtime residents alike regarding traffic. The recent completion of the synchronization system for the city's entire traffic light system - all 4,400 lights - is something of a major technical step...

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Executing a ℠permitted´ left turn while driving through your neighborhood can be a risky maneuver. These are different from the ℠protected´ left turns, which are indicated by a solid green arrow. Permitted left turns are allowed when there´s a break in oncoming traffic. This means drivers who attempt this tricky turn may only be focused on cars hurtling towards them and not other potential risks —...

2013-02-18 08:24:44

KEMP, Texas, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Larson Electronics has announced the addition of the EPL-TL-2X10W-C LED Traffic Light to its line of industrial grade Led lighting solutions. This heavy duty unit features explosion proof approval and cool running LED lamps for high output and excellent visibility and is ideal for use as a traffic control device in servicing and refueling areas where flammable gases and vapors are present. (Photo:...

Distracted Walking Quickly Becoming As Dangerous As Distracted Driving
2012-12-13 08:34:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Distracted behavior is a burgeoning problem in our society, largely due to mobile technology. While distracted driving is arguably the most dangerous when it comes to mobile use, another type of distraction is quickly becoming a safety concern. A new study, published online in the journal Injury Prevention, warns that distracted walking is quickly becoming just as much of a hazard as distracted driving. The researchers found...

2012-10-18 11:21:13

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Driver focus within automobiles passing near California schools has significant room for improvement as observed in an annual study conducted this week by the same students at risk from this distracted driving. Students monitoring nearly 70 intersections near high schools in 26 counties across the state for one hour Tuesday report more than 7,000 cases of distracted driving. This hourly average of approximately 100 cases of distracted driving...