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Best Practices in Student Transportation By Dan Roberts
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Creating and maintaining a safe, efficient, and cost effective pupil transportation operation is in the interest of all concerned with K-12 education. Managing a day-to-day business like student... More > transportation within a school district affects the entire community. For those of you involved in delivering this service, we applaud your commitment to students, parents, and administrators, and hope that this book offers insights into how to make your job not just better, but easier.< Less
Transport, Restraint and Manipulation of Rabbits By Esther van Praag, Amir Maurer
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This 40 pages brochure describes and shows the different ways to transport rabbits properly and safely, how to take them out of the carrier without causing stress, to carry them to the examination... More > table without struggling, and to restrain them correctly for a general examination by the owner or the veterinarian, e.g. during the pre-anesthesia phase. The brochure is richly illustrated with color pictures detailing the different procedures.< Less
The Book On Safe Driving By Joe Darden
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50 Quick Tips to Keep Yourself, Your Family and Your Employees Safer on the Road. Every year in the US, more than 42,500 people lose their lives and over 2,375,000 are injured as a result of more... More > than 5.9 million reported automobile crashes. Additionally, the annual economic cost of these, as well as unreported crashes, is estimated to exceed $230 billion. The Book on Safe Driving and the SMART Driving System™ were created to help reduce these numbers by providing the “typical” driver with the same level of information that is provided to professional drivers in major transportation industries. The 50, no-nonsense, easy to apply tips described in this book will enable drivers to make safer, more informed decisions every time they get behind the wheel.< Less
Venus in Orion 2006 By Klaudio Zic
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Safe holidays with Venus past Orion Stargate. Hazards you can avoid during summer 2006. Venus in Orion is a true zodiacal position of Venus.
OTREC-RR-11-01 By Lynn Weigand, Noreen McDonald
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Walking to school declined from 42% of 5-18 year olds in 1969 to 16% in 2001. The US Dept. of Transportation responded to this dramatic decrease with the Safe Routes to School program, emphasizing... More > infrastructure like sidewalks and crosswalks. Recent research shows that 2 of 3 children who live in walking distance but are currently driven to school do so because it is more convenient for parents. Policymakers and planners have few tools to estimate the effectiveness of SRTS interventions. We used a survey to better understand how SRTS interventions affect walking rates, identifying how parental attitudes and time constraints affect intervention effectiveness. This study compares results of stated preferences with on-the-ground evaluations of Portland’s SRTS program (collected concurrently for a separate project.) The project conducted a series of focus groups with parents at schools in the SRTS program. Focus groups results provide more in-depth information about parental attitudes and time constraints.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-01 By Lynn Weigand, Noreen McDonald
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Walking to school declined from 42% of 5-18 year olds in 1969 to 16% in 2001. The US Dept. of Transportation responded to this dramatic decrease with the Safe Routes to School program, emphasizing... More > infrastructure like sidewalks and crosswalks. Recent research shows that 2 of 3 children who live in walking distance but are currently driven to school do so because it is more convenient for parents. Policymakers and planners have few tools to estimate the effectiveness of SRTS interventions. We used a survey to better understand how SRTS interventions affect walking rates, identifying how parental attitudes and time constraints affect intervention effectiveness. This study compares results of stated preferences with on-the-ground evaluations of Portland’s SRTS program (collected concurrently for a separate project.) The project conducted a series of focus groups with parents at schools in the SRTS program. Focus groups results provide more in-depth information about parental attitudes and time constraints.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-01 By Lynn Weigand, Noreen McDonald
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Walking to school declined from 42% of 5-18 year olds in 1969 to 16% in 2001. The US Dept. of Transportation responded to this dramatic decrease with the Safe Routes to School program, emphasizing... More > infrastructure like sidewalks and crosswalks. Recent research shows that 2 of 3 children who live in walking distance but are currently driven to school do so because it is more convenient for parents. Policymakers and planners have few tools to estimate the effectiveness of SRTS interventions. We used a survey to better understand how SRTS interventions affect walking rates, identifying how parental attitudes and time constraints affect intervention effectiveness. This study compares results of stated preferences with on-the-ground evaluations of Portland’s SRTS program (collected concurrently for a separate project.) The project conducted a series of focus groups with parents at schools in the SRTS program. Focus groups results provide more in-depth information about parental attitudes and time constraints.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-01 By Lynn Weigand, Noreen McDonald
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Walking to school declined from 42% of 5-18 year olds in 1969 to 16% in 2001. The US Dept. of Transportation responded to this dramatic decrease with the Safe Routes to School program, emphasizing... More > infrastructure like sidewalks and crosswalks. Recent research shows that 2 of 3 children who live in walking distance but are currently driven to school do so because it is more convenient for parents. Policymakers and planners have few tools to estimate the effectiveness of SRTS interventions. We used a survey to better understand how SRTS interventions affect walking rates, identifying how parental attitudes and time constraints affect intervention effectiveness. This study compares results of stated preferences with on-the-ground evaluations of Portland’s SRTS program (collected concurrently for a separate project.) The project conducted a series of focus groups with parents at schools in the SRTS program. Focus groups results provide more in-depth information about parental attitudes and time constraints.< Less
Nowhere I Know By James Marie York
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What happened? How did we get here? Those are the two questions that have been asked since we realized we were no longer in Kansas. I guess pretty much everything came with us, too. Which also leaves... More > us the questions - what did we leave behind and how are we going to survive? It was tornado season and watching for tornados is how most people passed the time. Seriously, it was that or watch the wheat grow – which do you think you would do? Small town life is great in some ways, but entertainment is not one of them. Try being a 17 year old in a town of 1000 that has one grocery store, one convenience store, a library, 9 churches and 3 bars. You take your entertainment were you can find it. Everyone always said that we were safe from tornados. Some Indian legend about the way the creeks crossed or something. I, for one, thought they might be right. Our little town had been in the same place for over 140 years without getting hit, so really, what were the odds of it happening now, right?< Less
Flight Testing to Win By Tony Blackman
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No aircraft is absolutely safe. This book is about Aviation, from learning to fly, becoming a test pilot, flight testing, demonstrating on some of the third world’s worst airfields, then... More > specializing in Avionics and finally joining the Board of the UK Civil Aviation Authority, helping to formulate the regulations that the author had spent so many years living by. Many stories are told, including flying with the legendary Howard Hughes when the world thought him a mad recluse, and testing many aircraft including all three V Bombers, an almost unique experience. The book,very well illustrated, makes the point that flying is inherently risky, that regulations always try to quantify acceptable risk, that safety is a cost, and that test pilots have to sell their aircraft and should not try to make an aircraft safer than the rules require. It emphasizes the almost unbelievable changes in aviation in one working lifetime, whilst painting a picture of a much simpler world, now gone beyond recall.< Less