ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, the Governors Highway Safety Association released a report on the predicted crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving AVs, especially for the many years ahead when AVs share the road with vehicles driven by humans. Additionally, Sidewalk labs is developing streets built with driver-less cars in mind, which can morph based on the time of day and the weather. Check out these and other top news stories in our Road Safety News of the Week.*

  • Don’t Overlook Humans’ Role in Autonomous Vehicle Safety
    Autonomous vehicles promise to bring many mobility benefits and reduce traffic crashes enormously. However, there will continue to be crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving AVs, especially for the many years ahead when AVs share the road with vehicles driven by humans.
  • Effects of the Changing Traffic Safety Culture
    Since 2008, the AAA Foundation has published a highly informative, eye-opening report titled: Traffic Safety Culture Index. Included are annual survey results identifying drivers’ attitudes and behaviors related to traffic safety.
  • Egypt’s New Traffic Laws Seek to Curb Car Crashes
    The Parliament’s Transportation Committee commends the new traffic law and confirms that it “will limit road collisions”.
  • Sidewalk Labs Unpacks its Quayside Smart City Dream
    Sidewalk labs is developing streets built with driver-less cars in mind, which can morph based on the time of day and the weather. It also wants the streets to be able to transform based on demand in order to cater to cyclists, pedestrians or even street fairs when needed.

* The opinions expressed in the articles are for informational purposes and do not necessarily reflect TSR and its members’ views.