News tagged with driver safety

Uber ramps up safety efforts after criticism

Uber said Wednesday it was ramping up safety in response to rape allegations against a driver in India and growing concerns about background checks for operators of the popular ride-sharing service.

dateMar 25, 2015 in Business
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Where we drive affects how we drive

According to the International Transport Forum Malaysia has one of the highest death rates from road traffic accidents in the world. While the number of road deaths continues to rise in Malaysia the number ...

dateNov 29, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Safety needs higher priority for young drivers

Safer cars should take a higher priority when buying a vehicle for young drivers and allocating car use within families, according to University of Adelaide automotive safety researchers.

dateJul 25, 2013 in Other
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Survey results reveal distracted driving habits

(Phys.org) —According to experts in the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, there were approximately 3,300 deaths and 400,000 ...

dateApr 11, 2013 in Other
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Action urged to deal with handheld phone use in cars

(HealthDay)—Strong action is urged to tackle the growing problem of handheld phone use and texting while driving, according to a viewpoint published in the March 6 issue of the Journal of the American Me ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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