At stoplights, pedestrians experience longer delays while cars are given priority
How long is too long to wait for the light to change? At stoplights, pedestrians often experience longer delays while cars are given priority.
New regional traffic model to combat urban road congestion
Until now, traffic flow models have been based on individual vehicles or roads. The length of time needed for calculating models for larger areas, such as complete cities, was too great. However, Dr Victor ...
Random Breath Test tactics fail to deter drunk drivers
Western Australia's random breath testing strategy may be capturing more drink-drivers but not deterring drink-driving behaviour for the community.
More Americans shopped on their phones on Christmas
Most stores were closed but Americans still managed to shop on Christmas Day—increasingly on their smartphones.
'Automation addiction,' other airline flight issues could be mitigated by better user interface
Amid news reports on the National Transportation Safety Board hearings regarding possible causes of the Asiana plane crash at San Francisco International Airport in July, questions have been raised about pilots' overreliance ...
Jaywalking not worth the risk, expert says
The hectic holidays may have many looking to save a few extra minutes wherever they can be found, but a University of Alabama at Birmingham expert says one seemingly small action—jaywalking—should be ...
Incapsula reports that web bots now account for 61% of web traffic
German prosecutor: Still weighing NSA probe
Germany's chief federal prosecutor says he hasn't decided whether to open an investigation into alleged surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency but is suggesting that he's skeptical.
For cyclist safety, routes through residential areas, fewer along arterial roads
If more of the continuous cycle routes were to run through residential areas, this would reduce the risk of fatal accidents involving cyclists and cars. Most of the collisions between cyclists and motorised traffic in built-up ...
US safety agency may expand Hyundai air bag recall
U.S. safety regulators are looking into whether a Hyundai Elantra recall should be expanded.
Peculiar traffic routes suggest hijacking headaches
Study: 83 percent of adults report texting, talking, app use while driving
Expanding their efforts to keep citizens safe on San Diego roadways, UC San Diego's Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program announced today that they are launching a new distracted driving education ...
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 ...
Tesla chief expects US to clear Model S in fires
The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a U.S. investigation into two battery fires.