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NitroFill Teams Up With NSD to Create Roadside Service Program

POMPANO BEACH, FL – Nation Safe Drivers and NitroFill Inc. have teamed up to create a comprehensive roadside service benefits program for NitroFill nitrogen products customers.

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Study Highlights Massachusetts' Need for Better Emergency Treatment for Highway Accident Victims

BOSTON --- A new study by Health and Safety Research Inc. highlights the need for greater use of emergency transport and trauma center care to treat life-threatening injuries suffered on Massachusetts' highways.

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U.S. Officials to Conduct Truck Safety Audits in Mexico

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Truck safety inspectors working for the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be able to travel to Mexico to conduct extensive safety audits on companies interested in hauling cargo into and out of the United States, as part of a new program announced by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters.

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Tennessee Legislators Introduce Bills to Outlaw Drowsy Driving

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tennessee state legislators have introduced two new bills that would make it illegal to drive while drowsy.

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GM Recalls Most '07 Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia SUVs

DETROIT --- Front air bag problems have led General Motors to recall most of its 2007 Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia SUVs.

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Faulty Brake Light Switch Spurs Volkswagen Recall

WASHINGTON D.C. --- Volkswagen of America has recalled 790,000 vehicles because of a faulty brake light switch.

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Vermont Bill Seeks to Curb Driver Distractions

MONTPELIER, Va. --- Vermont lawmakers are considering legislation designed to keep drivers free from a range of potential distractions.

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Florida Has New Highway Safety Director

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. --- Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has appointed Electra Theodorides-Bustle director of the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, according to the Bradenton Herald newspaper.

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Rent-A-Wreck of America Partners with LeasePlan USA to Provide Emergency Road Service

LAUREL, MD – Rent-A-Wreck of America, the parent company of Rent-A-Wreck and Priceless Rent-A-Car, has entered into an agreement with LeasePlan USA.

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2007 Subaru Legacy and Outback Earn Highest Ratings in NHTSA NCAP Crash Tests

CHERRY HILL, N.J. – The 2007 Subaru Legacy and Outback earned the highest rating in the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests. The Subaru Legacy and Outback received five stars in both the frontal and side-impact crash tests for all seating positions.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.


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