Day: May 12, 2020

Traffic lights in ’s-Hertogenbosch; an interview

“We want people to believe our traffic signals are really helping them. Nobody likes to wait unnecessarily long at a red light. Signals are an aid and they should only be used when there is no alternative.” Words from Eric Greweldinger, the traffic light expert in the municipality of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. The city that came second in this year’s Dutch “Traffic light region of 2016 Election”, after Helmond, also in the province of Brabant.


Waiting times at traffic lights in ’s-Hertogenbosch are kept as reasonable as possible.

I had been meaning to write a post about traffic signals in the Netherlands for a long time, but I soon found out the topic is rather complicated. There are many regional differences and trying to figure out how signals work by observing a traffic light installation proved next to impossible. Green times as well as red times are constantly changing for all traffic

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Zoo ordered to stop forcing chimp to spray disinfectant from bicycle

A zoo in Thailand has been slammed for dressing up a chimpanzee and employing him to spray disinfectant from a bicycle.

Authorities in the south-east Asian country have demanded staff at Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Samut Prakan Province cease the activity immediately after the stunt provoked a backlash.

Concern was raised last week when video footage from the zoo showed a six-year-old him dressed in a Hawaiian shirt and wearing a facemask cycling around with a canister of disinfectant.

The antibacterial liquid sprayed behind the bicycle while the ape cycled around the grounds, while he was also handed a hose to spray down fences.

A chimpanzee was filmed cycling around the zoo as disinfectant sprayed from the back of his bike

Environment minister Varawuth Silpa-archa attended the zoo on Tuesday to order the owner to stop the activity citing concerns for the

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Performance Bicycle Shipping/Return Policy:
Your order can be shipped to you for a fee based on your merchandise total, or it can be shipped to your nearest store for

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Parking | Transportation

’19-’20 & SPRING ’20 CAMPUS RESIDENT PERMITS that were set to expire on May 16, 2020 will be honored until at last July 3, 2020.  So if your permitted car was left behind on campus when we switched to remote learning and you haven’t been able to retrieve it yet, don’t worry!  It is OK if parked in a resident lot.  If by July 3 your car is still here, please contact the parking office at 603-862-1010.

CAMPUS PARKING: During this period, many campus offices and services will remain open, and therefore parking regulations will remain in effect throughout campus parking areas.  Also, the Campus Connector service is suspended until further notice, so there is no bus service connecting the campus core with permiter lots and work areas for now.

PARKING OFFICE SERVICE COUNTER CLOSED: The parking office customer service personnel are “remote working”, at least through May 31,

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Top Auto Mechanic Schools in North Carolina

NASCAR Technical Institute Mooresville (704) 658-1950 220 Byers Creek Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville (910) 678-8400 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown (828) 286-3636 601 East Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282 Davidson County Community College Thomasville (336) 249-8186 297 Davidson Community College Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville (910) 455-1221 444 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC 28546 Haywood Community College Clyde (828) 627-2821 185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC 28721 Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock (828) 694-1700 45 Oak Park Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem (336) 723-0371 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 Rowan – Cabarrus Community College Salisbury (704) 216-3602 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC 28146 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson (828) 726-2200 2855 Hickory Boulevard, Hudson, NC 28638
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Driving and Transportation | Epilepsy Foundation

A driver’s license is a passport to adulthood in the United States and many other countries. In both rural and suburban areas, driving a motor vehicle is often essential for independence and employment. Even in many urban areas, driving is needed for some jobs or to get to certain places for work or pleasure.

  • Driving is a privilege, and applicants must meet the criteria in their state to qualify for a driver’s license.
  • Applicants in all states must be older than a minimum age (usually 16 or 17 years), must not have a medical disorder that would make driving dangerous, and must pass a written test, a vision test, and a driving test.

Licensing of People with Epilepsy

The laws determining which medical conditions may prevent someone from driving varies from state to state. Some states have become more liberal in recent years, basing laws on actual data about risks.

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5 Tips for Safe Bicycle Trips

There’s no better way to enjoy a beautiful summer day than with a bike ride with the family. When we think of bikes we think of healthy exercise, but we can sometimes forget that bikes are not just outdoor toys.  Several years ago, I was in a bicycle accident and my head hit the ground so hard.  Had I not been wearing a helmet, I am sure I would have had more than a fractured hip. That is just one safety measure of cycling, but there are many more than can protect you and your family.

Bicycle accidents account for 2% of all traffic fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, over 700 people die from bicycle injuries each year. Bike safety is important for everyone especially our children. 300,000 kids each year are hospitalized for bike injuries.

People most at risk are young kids ages 5-14

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Man dead after single vehicle crash in Spartanburg, coroner says


Man dead after single vehicle crash in Spartanburg, coroner says

The Spartanburg County coroner says one man is dead after a single vehicle crash within the city Saturday evening.Rusty Clevenger, Spartanburg County coroner, says the crash happened on Fernwood Drive around 7:15 p.m.Clevenger says Lothar Giesbertz, 55, was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.The City of Spartanburg Traffic Division is investigating the crash, the coroner says.

The Spartanburg County coroner says one man is dead after a single vehicle crash within the city Saturday evening.

Rusty Clevenger, Spartanburg County coroner, says the crash happened on Fernwood Drive around 7:15 p.m.

Clevenger says Lothar Giesbertz, 55, was taken to Spartanburg

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Automotive Aftermarket Industry Trends – Global Report 2026

Published Date: Oct 2019  |  Report ID: GMI1166  |  Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Hemant Pandey

Industry Trends

Automotive Aftermarket size valued at USD 923.1 billion in 2018 and will grow at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2019 to 2026.


U.S. Automotive Aftermarket By Sales Outlet

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Automotive aftermarket, frequently referred to as secondary market, manufactures and supplies spare parts, accessories and other components for various automobiles. Aftermarket industry provides services such as repair and maintenance for the vehicles. It is highly consumer driven and undergoing changes with evolving consumer expectations, technological advancement and changing dynamics. Shifts in competitive power in emerging economies contribute to transforming the industry landscape periodically. New technology in terms of innovative components and logistics are set to reduce gap between OEM and aftermarket offerings.


Surging pre-owned vehicle sales in turn help propel the repair and maintenance side of the

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The 20 Best Auto Mechanic Schools

It used to be the case that automotive repair was straightforward enough that a “shade tree” mechanic could maintain their own vehicle in top condition for years and years. But like everything else, cars have become increasingly more complicated, and the knowledge and tools required for their repair and maintenance have become increasingly more specialized and complicated.

Wondering how to become a mechanic and work with cars for a living? The following list ranks the top 20 colleges and universities offering Automotive Mechanics programs. All these schools offer high–quality technical educations that will help get you qualified to work in the automotive service industry.

Some have more to offer than others, such as four–year degree programs, combined majors incorporating business education (in case you want to get into the business of automotive service, and not just the technical practice), unique program specializations, and a vibrant student life.

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