Be Street Smart NJ In just a few weeks students across New Jersey will be returning to school. August is Back to School Safety Month — a great time for adults to set an example for children by being a safe driver and pedestrian If you’re a parent, this is also a great time to talk to your children about pedestrian safety. Whether children walk to school, ride their bicycles, take the bus or get a ride, it is important that they take proper safety precautions. Remind teen drivers to stay focused on the road and to avoid using their cell phones while behind the wheel. With summer winding down there are still lots of children out walking, riding bicycles and playing. It’s important for all motorists to stay alert, avoid distractions and…
Trucking Towards Safety: How tech is making the roads safer
GRANDVILLE, Mich. – There’s no doubt that semi-trucks play a crucial role in moving American industry forward. From clothes, to food, to just about everything else you can buy and sell, most of goods we rely on to get by were at one point transported in the back of a truck. But those big rigs are also the culprits of thousands of serious and deadly accidents each year. Whether it’s the fault of the drivers or motorists around them, the problem exists. But with the help of technology, the hope is, that problem will diminish.
Top trucking companies hitting the gas
After a solid 2014 for freight transport providers, some industry experts expect truckers to drive a rise in mergers and acquisitions this year. Lou Whiteman, senior writer for The Deal, explains why the trucking cycle is currently in a sweet spot.
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It’s no surprise that brick and mortar stores are becoming more obselete because of the popularity of online shopping. But how does this impact the trucking industry? There’s not really…
10 Things to Know About the Trucking Industry
1. Intermodal is the transfer of products using multiple forms of transportation — trucks, railroads or ocean carriers. In 2012, intermodal container volum
Rescuers are Shocked to Find What Are In 14 Tubs Left Outside Shelter and Rush to Help...
Rescuers were shocked when they discovered 14 plastic tubs outside their animal sanctuary with something moving inside. Upon investigation, they retrieved a total of 16 kitties. Even with kitten season underway and already hundreds of cats under their care, they refuse to let any of these kittie...
Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons
Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged goods, that figure is even higher. A recent study by Kantar Worldpanel predicted it may take another decade before online purchasing grabs even 10 percent of grocery purchases.
Snag your power-and satisfaction-this week!
Be the one doing the doing this week, my dears, rather than the one saying it can’t be done! If the truth of the matter is that the roles are switched, take notice. What’s going on? Get really curious about that toward this week being nothing less than a game-changer. Is it because you’re just …
6 Problems With Group Tours And How To Avoid Them
We’ve come up with six of the most common issues associated with group tours and how you can avoid them when it’s time for you to take a vacation.
For many women, HIV is a byproduct of a lifetime of trauma
Even after antiretroviral drugs were developed in 1995, offering a chance to keep her HIV in check, she couldn’t muster the will to take the pills. Like many people with HIV, particularly women, Blake doesn’t suffer just from the physiological ravages of the virus, but also the psychological impacts of trauma. “The majority of people with HIV have been exposed to a lifelong history of toxic stress,” said Machtinger, who’s also Blake’s physician. On a typical day, patients trickle into the clinic to meet with therapists, gynecologists, social workers, pharmacists and doctors, offering assistance with everything from drug addiction to finding housing. Forty percent actively use hard drugs, most don’t feel safe disclosing their HIV status…