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Size Does Matter

Largest engine in the world stands 44 feet tall and produces over 107,000 horsepower

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The largest reciprocating engine in the world stands taller than a four-story building.  The RT-flex96C is a 14-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine designed by the Finnish manufacturer Wärtsilä that produces just over 107,390 HP.    It is designed for large container ships that run on heavy fuel oil. It is 44 feet tall, 87 feet long and weighs over 2,300 tonnes. 
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Turn Signal Trivia

Buick originally tried to eliminate the all-to-familiar clicking noise from turn signals in 1940

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The first application of a flashing electric turn signal was used on the 1938 Buick as a new safety feature called the “Flash-Way Directional Signal” and standard by 1940.  Manufactures originally tried to muffle the familiar clicking noise we have become accustom to.  Today, the clicking noise is added intentionally though the speakers or other...

Stay Right at Night

Safe driving tip to avoid dangerous wrong way drivers and over center-line collisions

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The slogan refers to driving in the furthest right hand lane possible and is a good tip for drivers to follow to avoid wrong way drivers. Statistics show most fatal crashes happen in the...