News tagged with road accidents

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 in the United Kingdom ...

dateNov 29, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Crucial passive safety measures to save lives

The mandatory use of seat belts and innovative vehicle designs have done much to reduce injury and death from road accidents. Such 'passive' safety measures are an important part of any strategy to reduce the number of road ...

dateOct 09, 2013 in Engineering
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The flip side of salting winter roads

Swedish scientists have studied models to help road and bridge maintenance engineers work out how much damage salting the roads in winter might cause to steel-reinforced concrete structures.

dateNov 05, 2012 in Engineering
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EU introduces new road safety rules

European roads should be safer from Thursday when a whole slew of new safety rules come into force, part of efforts to cut auto accident deaths by 50 percent by 2020.

dateNov 01, 2012 in Other
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