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Drivers Think Cell Phone Use Unsafe
Feb. 24/ -- According to a survey done of drivers in the state of
Washington, the majority use a cell phone while driving, and an even
larger proportion think doing so is unsafe.
believe cell phones cause a dangerous distraction, but fewer drivers
take active and effective steps to prevent it, according to the poll
taken by PEMCO Insurance. In the recent poll, 58 percent of
Washingtonians admitted dividing their attention between the road
and a cell phone while driving. When asked to rate the safety of using a cell phone while
driving, 69 percent rated the activity dangerous or very dangerous.
USA Introduces Six Performance Road Wheels Designed for Cars, SUVs
Ore., Feb. 25/ -- PIAA Corporation, a world leader in performance
aftermarket products, has entered the highly competitive road wheel
market with the introduction of six stylish, performance-oriented
wheel designs, announced company Executive Vice President Richard
Churchill. The wheels
are targeted at the high-end, performance automobile and luxury SUV
and truck markets.
offering four models for performance cars and two for luxury SUVs
and trucks, including the Super Rozza, the Sport Mesh, The FR-S, the
X-IF TANZO AND THE X-1.
President to Address the Detroit Economic Club About Traffic Safety
Feb. 25/ -- Robert Darbelnet, President and CEO, AAA, will speak to
the Detroit Economic Club on Monday, March 8, 2004.
Darbelnet's speech is titled: "The Highway Epidemic:
The World Health Organization has designated
April 7, 2004 as World Health Day.
The theme of this year's observance is Safe Roads.
Each year more than 1.2 million people throughout the world
die in motor vehicle crashes. Darbelnet,
as head of the nation's largest automobile club with more than
46-million members, will address this critical issue and the need to
treat motor vehicle crashes as a serious public health epidemic.