Roadway safety encouraged during harvest season

first_img Facebook Previous articleMichigan taxpayers targeted in recent scamNext articleFood Bank of Northern Indiana releases mobile food distribution schedule, Sept. 22-25 Brooklyne Beatty Google+ Facebook Roadway safety encouraged during harvest season WhatsApp IndianaLocalNews Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img By Brooklyne Beatty – September 18, 2020 0 250 Pinterest (Source: License: Harvest season is almost here, and the Indiana Department of Agriculture is asking Hoosier drivers to be on the lookout for farm equipment.According to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2018 farm equipment vehicles were involved in 98 crashes across the U.S., two of which were fatal.Farm equipment must have the national designated slow-moving vehicle sign, a red triangle-shaped reflector, to warn approaching drivers to slow down. These vehicles often travel at speeds no higher than 25 mph.Farm equipment during harvest season could include tractors, combines, grain carts, grain wagons and large trucks.When attempting to pass farm equipment, drivers are encouraged to look for oncoming traffic, don’t tailgate and pass only in passing zones. TAGScrashequipmentfarmharvesthoosierIndianaroadwaysseason Twitter Pinterest Google+last_img read more

InSETE reports 7 per cent drop in air seats to Greece

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Airlines are planning to offer less seats on flights to Greece in 2019, according to data gathered up until 31 January.A report by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (InSETE) points to a 7 per cent reduction in seat planning, with flights from Germany showing an even greater contraction with a 16 per cent planned reduction in seats.The drop is considered normal bearing in mind the high growth rate over recent years, with 2018 alone showing a 21 per cent increase in seat planning after years of hikes.Other reasons for the drop in the demand for air seats in summer 2019 could include the stagnation in the eurozone economy, failure to complete the Brexit deal, bankruptcy by German carrier Germania that had scheduled 381,000 seats to Greece. Furthermore, Turkey’s competitive prices are also diverting tourists from Greece to the neighbouring country.last_img read more