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2012-08-21 02:20:17

DALLAS, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Market - Trends, Adoption & Worldwide Forecasts (2012 - 2017) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/intelligent-transport-systems-its-market-764.html ] " published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total market is expected to reach $24.75 billion by 2017, at a CAGR of 12% from 2012 to 2017. Browse 128 tables...

2012-07-02 06:20:36

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For residents of California, Florida, Maryland and Texas, the July 4th travel period ranks as the riskiest holiday travel period of the year for red-light running, according to research from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR). The Safer Roads Report 2012: Trends in Red-Light Running ranks the most dangerous holiday travel periods for intersection safety. The 4th of July came in a close second overall behind Memorial Day...

2012-06-06 23:00:26

Nationally Recognized Online Merchant, Tadibrothers, Reviews Their Best-Selling Rear-View Cameras Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Tadibrothers is an online electronics retailer that boasts the largest selection of vehicular backup cameras in the world and has been providing the finest quality electronics online for 10 years. They attribute their success to having the best vehicular backup cameras on the market, and after being a fixture in Los Angeles for the last decade are now a...

2012-06-01 02:20:08

DELAND, Fla., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Volusia County School District School Bus Stop Arm Pilot confirm that a shocking number of drivers are illegally passing stopped school buses when the stop arm is extended and children are boarding or disembarking. During a 29 day pilot period, cameras on just one of the county's 229 buses captured a total of 71 violations. The pilot results also showed that eight out of every 10 violations occurred between 1:00pm and...

2012-05-23 06:20:23

Memorial Day Weekend has highest rate of red-light running WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2.3 million drivers in 18 states ran a red light in 2011, according to the first-ever Safer Roads Report 2012: Trends in Red-Light Running from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR). The report released today examines red-light running trends across 18 states and is designed to help raise driver awareness of the dangers of red-light running. The risks of...

2012-05-22 18:20:09

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic fatalities in Kansas City, Mo., are at zero and dangerous collisions are down significantly at the 17 intersections equipped with red-light cameras from American Traffic Solutions, a new Police Department analysis shows. The report on camera effectiveness found red-light running crashes decreased 65% in the first year with cameras in use and 54% in the second year, providing new evidence in support of the positive change red-light...

2012-05-18 10:21:57

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey has seen a rise of 87.5% in fatal traffic accidents involving a red-light runner from 2008 to 2010. In the past month alone, three fatalities resulted from a reckless driver running a red light in Freehold Township, East Brunswick and Pohatcong. "There is a major problem on New Jersey's roadways and it needs to be addressed," said David Kelly, President and Executive Director of the National Coalition for Safer Roads. "The...

2012-05-09 06:21:59

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) commends a Florida television station for getting directly involved in the discussion on red-light safety cameras by collecting hard evidence from their local area intersections and traffic accident reports. What they discovered in their research is getting some well-deserved attention. The news report from WFTV in Orlando debunks two popular red-light camera myths. Through their investigation...

2012-04-27 23:03:45

Savari providing next-generation traffic management infrastructure solutions. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Statistics reveal that nearly 13 percent of the firefighters and police officers who lose their lives in the line of duty are killed in vehicle-related incidents. Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) engineers and University of Arizona (UofA) researchers are leading an effort to develop a system that will radically...

2012-04-19 10:20:29

SafeIntersections.com and new video call for expanded use of intersection safety cameras in the state CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Traffic Safety Coalition (TSC), a not-for-profit, grassroots organization working to make roads safer for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians, has launched www.SafeIntersections.com, a new safety campaign in Pennsylvania to engage Pennsylvania citizens and direct them to sign a letter to state legislators expressing support for the...