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U.S. Ranks Last in Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Report

Posted by Steve Paulus on Aug 12, 2016 1:06:02 PM

Every day approximately 90 people die from motor vehicle accidents in the United States, ranking our country last among the 19 high-income nations analyzed in the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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5 Tips on How to Avoid Wrong-Way Drivers

Posted by Steve Paulus on Jul 8, 2016 1:40:50 PM

You are driving home on a dark highway late one summer night when headlights suddenly blind your line of sight. A wrong-way driver comes speeding towards you.  Your heart pumps frantically as you white-knuckle the wheel in pure horror. Surely this can’t be happening.

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FHWA Approves Revisions for High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Posted by Steve Paulus on Jun 28, 2016 6:00:00 PM

High-visibility safety apparel that meets the newly revised American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories, ANSI/ISEA 107-2015, will conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced earlier this month.

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Releases School-Transportation-Related Crash Fact Sheet

Posted by Steve Paulus on Jun 3, 2016 3:33:57 PM

The safe transportation of our nation’s children to-and-from school has come racing to the forefront as a national movement throughout the past decade.

National safety initiatives have been created and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership  established, among other non-profit organizations, solely to foster the safe transportation of school children.

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Internet Exchange Zones Provide Safe Haven for Online Buyers and Sellers

Posted by Steve Paulus on May 27, 2016 8:47:50 AM

Buying and selling items on the Internet is simple, but exchanging them face-to-face can leave anyone vulnerable.

That’s why police departments across the nation are establishing Internet exchange zones for citizens to conduct meet-up transactions. 

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5 Rules You Must Learn to Avoid Intersection Accidents

Posted by Steve Paulus on May 19, 2016 8:22:19 AM

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 40 percent of all motor vehicle accidents and 20 percent of all fatal crashes occur at intersections.

So it should come as no surprise that intersections are far-and-away the most dangerous places on our roadways. They require pedestrians, bicycles and motors vehicles to cross paths at various speeds, setting the table for a potentially fatal scenario.

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NuCor U-Channel Sign Posts Pass New Crash-Testing Standard as Federal Deadline Looms

Posted by Steve Paulus on May 13, 2016 9:33:11 AM

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) approved December 31, 2019 as the date any installation of new and replacement sign supports must meet new crash-testing standards.

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Study Ranks Most Dangerous States for Drunk Driving

Posted by Steve Paulus on May 4, 2016 10:07:39 AM

A recent study conducted by carinsurancecomparison.com, has ranked the most dangerous drunk driving states in the country.

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