Month: February 2017

Road Safety Commission Considers New Camera Technology to Catch Out Phone-using WA Drivers

Ever feel like you’re being watched? Australia tests out using cameras to catch drivers illegally using their phones http://bit.ly/2mCk2jF

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, UPS announced the induction of 1,575 drivers into its elite “Circle of Honor,” raising to 9,349 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable crash for 25 years or more. Cities across the United States are adopting lower speed limits and slow-driving zones with hopes of reversing the recent rise in traffic fatalities.

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5 Ways To Make Roads Safer For Cars

There are many steps to be taken, including making roads safer to use for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists, but there are still strides to be made in improving road safety for cars, too. So what can be done to make roads safer for cars?

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, the Australian Capital Territory government announced it will trial chevron road markings to help drivers avoid tailgating. The National Safety Council released estimates that 40,200 people died in crashes involving motor vehicles in the United States in 2016, up six percent from 2015.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, thousands of cyclists staged a “die in” outside the treasury in central London to demand increased investment in cycling and pedestrian infrastructure. Two bills regarding vehicle safety inspections were introduced in the Utah state legislature, one calling for more frequent vehicle safety inspections and another seeking to eliminate them completely.

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Why Should the Private Sector Care about Roadway Safety?

Companies around the world are coming to the realization that roadway crashes are not simply a problem for governments.

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