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The Origin of the Amber Alert

The Origin of the Amber Alert

If a child has been abducted in your area then you've most likely seen messages on the news or on electronic highway signs providing information about the issue such as the child's name and the car he or she was abducted in. The wide public spread of this information greatly enhances the chance of a safe recovery of a child, and these messages have been coined as Amber Alerts. How did this public warning system get its name? read more

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Why Are There Carpool Lanes?

Why Are There Carpool Lanes?

Formally known as High Occupancy Vehicle lanes (HOV), carpool lanes are the lanes on a highway reserved for cars with a driver and at least one passenger, emergency vehicles, and motorcycles. What's the point of having it, though? read more

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