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Vision Zero is Not a Slogan or Tagline; It is a Shift to Safe Travel for All

Vision Zero is built on an ethical belief that we all deserve to be safe moving about our communities, it takes a Safe Systems approach to roadway safety.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Together for Safer Roads promoted traffic safety with AB InBev in Shanghai for the fourth year in a row. Additionally, progress has been made through safety legislation, yet, traffic crashes remain the leading cause of death for children and young adults.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Together for Safer Roads partnered with Heidi Hysell, founder and CEO of Alpha Drive, to help companies and entrepreneurs not only adapt to, but thrive in the evolving mobility landscape. Additionally, demonstration came to the District this year traffic deaths surpassed those in 2017, despite commitment to Vision Zero.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Together for Safer Roads invited communities large and small to apply for its 2019 challenge which brings the private and public sectors together to deliver measurable safety solutions. Additionally, the UK announced that drivers could be forced to drive at the reduced speed in an increased effort to reduce road deaths.

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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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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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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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