Month: October 2018

ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, HAAS Alert developed a system that could ultimately reduce the number of collisions involving emergency response vehicles, saving both lives and dollars. Additionally, the City of London’s governing body has outlined an extreme plan for tackling road safety, involving the implementation of a city-wide 15mph speed limit, and pedestrian priority areas.

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Real-Time Driver Alerts Reduce Collisions

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Check out @haasalert’s Global Opportunity Explorer page! Their innovative solution will help meet the @ConnectSDGs and improve #roadsafety. Learn how: https://bit.ly/2zreguG

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, CalAmp announced its partnership with Overhaul Group, Inc. to provide end-to-end, real-time supply chain visibility for global transportation service providers and shippers. Additionally, the MTA announced the creation of “the nation’s first Transit Tech Lab,” an accelerator designed to vet new high-tech products designed to help improve the nation’s largest public transit system.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Lyft announced free Halloween rides will be offered to deter impaired driving throughout the Washington metropolitan area beginning Oct. 27. NHTSA announced that 2017 highway fatality numbers are down following two consecutive years of large increases.

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Improving Large Truck Cab Visibility – Using Technology to Make Better Decisions

Finding ways to increase cab visibility and decrease blind spots in large trucks can improve road safety and help reduce fatal crashes with vulnerable road users – pedestrians and bicyclists.

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Firefighting Industry Conflicted on Vote Requiring Collision Prevention Technology for All Fire Apparatus

#Firefighting industry to decide whether or not to require collision prevention for all #fire #apparatus. Contact @haasalert to learn how you can support the vote. https://t.co/UMJcq2meuf

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, AT&T announced a device that can be used to make older cars connected. Additionally, Indian cars are getting mandatory pedestrian safety features.

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