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Few railroads likely to meet 2015 deadline for installation of technology to prevent crashes

WASHINGTON - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/few-railroads-likely-meet-
ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle Peter Pan peanut butter salmonella case

...ship a product that is not safe for consumers," Bolles said. "We've invested heavily in leading-edge food safety technology and practices over the past eight years, and we are thankful for all of the people who recognize that."The ConAgra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/conagra-pay-112m-settle-pe
Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in various green, safety technologies, products.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/toyota-mazda-announce-long
New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash, study finds

...registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.Improved vehicle designs and safety technology have a lot to do with the reduced risk, but a weak economy that led to reductions in driving may also have played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/new-safety-technology-lowe
2014 Infiniti QX60 offers good seating, mileage

...climate control, power moonroof, heated front seats, rearview camera and power rear liftgate.Additionally, safety technologies are available as extras on the QX60 Hybrid that are not offered on some other three-row, hybrid SUVs. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-09-18/2014-infiniti-qx60-offers-goo
Apartment managers learn how to guard against fire

...interconnected homes can spread.On average, a fire doubles in size every 30 seconds. Considering upgrades to existing fire safety technology, Bradley asked the crowd to imagine their family members living in the homes."Preventative maintenance on apartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/apartment-managers-lea
Closed bioscience center created prospering companies

...BioBusiness Center, HealthTronics co-founder Dr. David Booker said, he was able patent a biopsy kit with patient safety technology and develop a more productive workflow for the company.The business, sold to a pharmaceutical company in 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-04-05/closed-bios
Ford to put air bags into back seat belts

...at first, since some drivers - particularly those without children - may not feel they need them. "With any new safety technology, you have to do a lot to educate the consumer," she said. "We're not sure what people will value with this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/06/liv_554636.shtml
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"Connected cars" ready for federal tests

...the marketplace as fast as you could and save as many lives as you could unless you mandate it."Some of the safety technologies for V2V are already available in cars, although they tend to be offered primarily on higher-end models. Lane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-08/connected-cars-ready-feder
Automakers developing pre-crash safety systems for vehicles

...American International Auto Show, new "pre-crash" safety technologies are emerging that target the crucial milliseconds...of Ford Motor Co., is expected to introduce the safety technology on vehicles in two years and the upgrades could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/12/liv_112176.shtml
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