ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK
Last week, AT&T and Fleet Complete announced plans to team up as a charter business member of the Vision Zero Network. There also has been an increase in the number of road crashes in Belgium around work zone sites. Check out these and other top news stories in our Road Safety News of the Week.*
- AT&T and Fleet Complete to Support Vision Zero Network in Helping Cities Eliminate Traffic-related Fatalities
AT&T and Fleet Complete announced plans to team up as a charter business member of the Vision Zero Network. The network is designed to help communities eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries through connected vehicle solutions.
- Belgium Road Crashes Increase Around Road Works
There has been an increase in the number of road crashes in Belgium around work zone sites. This problem has been identified by Belgium’s traffic safety institute, VIAS. In 2014, there were 588 road crashes around road work zones in Belgium.
- Federal Board Recommends Seatbelts on All New School Buses
A federal transportation panel recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap and shoulder seatbelts, which the board chairman called a “tried and true” safety protection.
- Transport Ministers Vow to Keep Travelers and Freight Safe and Secure
Ministers with responsibility for transport from the 59 member countries of the International Transport Forum have underlined the critical importance of keeping transport safe, secure, and resilient in order to enable societies and economies to prosper.
* The opinions expressed in the articles are for informational purposes and do not necessarily reflect TSR and its members’ views.