Roving construction crews—the kind you see blacktopping a road, painting lines, inspecting a bridge or installing a traffic signal—are often protected from oncoming traffic by a specialized truck outfitted with a crash ...
Tougher drunk driving laws, lower speed limits and stricter seat belt laws are the best ways to reduce traffic deaths in the United States, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
A 'master slave' relationship between trucking companies and retail supply chains is foiling efforts to improve safety in an industry involved in nearly 200 fatal crashes last year.
The European parliament on Tuesday demanded all new cars be forced to be equipped by 2015 with an electronic emergency system known as eCall.
By giving drivers the information they need to change lanes safely, a new device could reduce road crashes by up to 30 per cent.
Moped riders crash more frequently, and motorcyclists are more than three times as likely to die in accidents, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) road safety researcher has found.
A landmark study has found that despite the public's perception that road safety cameras are merely revenue raising devices, they significantly reduce road accidents and so save Victoria millions of dollars annually in associated ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- While men and women often disagree about which gender has better driving skills, a new study by the University of Michigan may shed some light on the debate.
Placing speed cameras on roads reduces the number of road traffic injuries and deaths, concludes a team of researchers from The University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia. Their findings are published this month in ...
Restricting newly qualified young drivers from night-time motoring and carrying passengers of a similar age could help could save up to 200 lives every year, according to University research.