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Amarillo Fire Department details two vehicle fires Thursday – News – Amarillo Globe-News

The Amarillo Fire Department released information about two vehicle fires, which occurred Thursday evening at 1609 SW Bowie and at 1800 NW Washington Ave.

According to a news release for the first incident, the fire department dispatched a single unit to a reported vehicle fire. When the unit arrived at 8:33 p.m., a single vehicle was on fire in front of 1609 SW Bowie.

There was trouble extinguishing the vehicle due to a leaking fuel tank, which caused a second truck to be requested to provide a water supply. Crews had the fire under control by 8:50 p.m., and no injuries were reported. The incident is currently under investigation by the Amarillo Fire Marshal’s Office.

According to a news release for the second incident, the department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 8:52 p.m.

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Tel Aviv to stop operating bicycle rental service – Israel News

Tel Aviv announced it is terminating its contract with Tel-O-Fun bicycle rental service in August due to the increasing popularity of electric bikes and scooters.

Tel Aviv Municipality data shows that the number of people subscribed to the Tel-O-Fun service has gradually declined in the past several months, from 2,035 subscribers in November 2019 to 1,625 in March 2020.

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In addition, the number of times subscribers used the service plunged from 34,000 in November to 12,000 in March.

The municipality said that the lack of demand led to the early termination of its contract with Tel-O-Fun – instead of ending the contract in January 2021 as slated, it will be terminated in August of this year.

The municipality said that it is examining operating an electric bike service that

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Car News and Reviews in Malaysia

The government says that IPTA (public university) and IPTS (private university) students stranded in campuses will be able to begin making the journey home from next Monday (April 27), but this will only be for those whose family homes are located in green zones.

The movement will also be done in stages due to the high number of students involved, said senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He added that the permitted travelling period will only be from 9pm to 9am to ensure a controlled journey and to avoid mass movement with the movement control order (MCO) in effect, The Star reports.

In terms of travel arrangements, students who have their own vehicles are allowed to drive on their own, but only if they are going home within the same state, because no interstate travel will be allowed if they are driving.

“If a person studies in Selangor and

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Whitehall: Man arrested after being found in stolen vehicle – News – ThisWeek Community News

Whitehall Division of Police officers arrested a 33-year-old Columbus man for receiving stolen property at 1:05 a.m. April 5 at South Hamilton Road and Melroy Avenue.

He was found in a vehicle that had been reported stolen, police said.

In other recent Whitehall police reports:

* Five juveniles from ages 11 to 17 were charged with curfew violations at 1:55 a.m. April 7 on the 100 block of Ross Road.

* Three juveniles, two 13-year-olds and one 16-year-old, were arrested for curfew violations and failure to comply with public orders at 12:30 a.m. April 8 on the 700 block of Lamby Lane.

* Burglaries were reported at 10 a.m. April 2 on the 4200 block of East Main Street; at 7:15 a.m. April 4 on the 400 block of North Hamilton Road; at 11:45 p.m. April 6 on

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Police: Pregnant woman carjacks news vehicle with Atlanta reporter inside

Atlanta police are investigating after a news vehicle was carjacked with a reporter inside of it Tuesday morning. 

A news crew with CBS 46 was covering a story near Atlantic Station when a woman crashed her personal vehicle into a security gate along 17th Street. Investigators said the woman then approached the news vehicle before hopping into the driver seat and taking off. 

Investigators said a reporter, identified as Iyani Hughes, was in the back seat of the running news van, possibly editing video, when the suspect jumped in and carjacked it.

Police said the reporter started screaming, telling the female carjacker to stop, and when she kept driving Hughes buckled her seatbelt.

At that point, police, who were on the scene after responding to the initial wreck, then chased after the

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Police ID women killed after vehicle hit fuel truck in Southeast Austin – News – Austin American-Statesman

Austin police on Friday identified two women who died this week after a crash in Southeast Austin.

Officers responded just before midnight Tuesday to a crash at the intersection of the northbound service road of Texas 130 and the westbound service road of Texas 71.

Investigators said Margarita Escalante Ibarra, 23, was driving along the westbound service road of Texas 71 when she ran a red light and struck a freight fuel truck.

Ibarra and a passenger in the vehicle, 22-year-old Alejandra Berenice-Sanabria-Alejandro, died at the scene, police said.

The driver of the fuel truck was uninjured, according to authorities. No charges are expected.

The deaths bring the number of traffic fatalities in Austin this year to 27, according to Austin police. There were 18 fatalities at this time last year.

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Good News from the Industry as it Rallies Against the Spread of Covid-19 [Update: Muc-Off Launch Anti-Bac Fight Back Program]

Among the constant bad news about the worsening spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, brands and people in the bike industry are trying to make the most of a bad situation. Check out some of the positive news stories to come through our inbox.

Muc-Off launch ‘Anti Bac Fight Back’ project

Muc-Off has added to their recent efforts of assisting with the shortage of plastic bottles for hand sanitiser by launching their new ‘Anti Bac Fight Back’ project. The new program from the UK based company sees them take three different approaches to the situation. Support front line workers, protecting people and global support.

Adding to their previous efforts Muc-Off is now providing ITU nurses with anti-bacterial moisturising creams to help with the soreness creating by wearing face masks during their shifts. The aim is to donate 100,000 products to front line health workers.

They have also released a new range

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Good News from the Industry as it Rallies Against the Spread of Covid-19 [Update: Santa Cruz Bicycles Produces Face Masks]

Among the constant bad news about the worsening spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, brands and people in the bike industry are trying to make the most of a bad situation. Check out some of the positive news stories to come through our inbox.

Santa Cruz Bicycles’ R&D Team Uses CNC Machinery to Produce Face Shields for Local Medical Staff

Although Santa Cruz, California is in a shelter-in-place like most of the world, Santa Cruz Bicycles’ R&D team is at work producing face shields (PPE) for local medical staff using sheets of plastic cut using their CNC machinery typically used for cutting carbon fiber as well as 3D printers used for prototyping.

The equipment is able to make up to 20 face shield lenses every 9 minutes, yielding ~1000 shields per day. Ten days were spent evaluating designs, developing multiple prototypes and getting feedback from local healthcare professionals to ensure the

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U.S. DOT and EPA Lower Gas Mileage Targets

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will increase the stringency of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and CO2 emissions standards by 1.5% each year through model year 2026, as compared with previous standards that would have required about 5% annual increases.



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Automotive Fleet & AFLA Partner for COVID-19 Webinar

Automotive Fleet magazine has partnered with the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) for its second COVID-19 webinar titled “Real-World Best Practices, Solutions, and Lessons Learned in Managing a Fleet During a Pandemic,” scheduled for Thursday, April 9 at 2pm CST.



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Goodyear is shutting down its manufacturing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Goodyear has extended its shutdown of tire manufacturing plants in the Americas “until further notice.”



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How Fleet Management Companies are Addressing COVID-19

Maintaining proper sanitization practices is an

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Bicycle News – Cycling Headlines and Information Pages

It is hard to trace the history of the modern bicycle back to its original origins, as no one seems to know exactly when that was!
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Archeologists have discovered bas-relief and hieroglyphic evidence of two-wheeled vehicles existing in ancient Babylonian and Egyptian societies,
but no ancient relics have ever been found.
Many people believe that the bicycle was invented by Leonardo da Vinci according to a drawing in a notebook;
however, most experts believe that it was either done by his assistant or a fake that was drawn much later.


One thing that experts do not dispute is the creation of the draisine around 1817 by Baron Karl Drais de Sauerbrun of Germany.
This machine was constructed of two wheels connected to a simple wooden frame with a steering mechanism and was patented as a walking machine,
enabling riders to travel up to ten miles

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