French pedestrians have the reputation of being a law unto themselves—but an unusual study has provided some scientific backing for the stereotype.
What if the brakes go out in a driverless car? Does it mow down a crowd of pedestrians or swerve into a concrete wall and sacrifice its passenger?
Imagine an urban neighborhood where most of the cars are self-driving. What would it be like to be a pedestrian?
Pedestrians glued to their smartphones were given something else to look at this week, as officials in Seoul launched a safety campaign to keep them from walking into busy traffic.
There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week.
Paris authorities on Tuesday approved a plan to give seven major squares in the French capital a massive makeover to make way for pedestrians, cyclists and more greenery.
By using anonymized WiFi data collected on campus, EPFL researchers were able to analyze students' motivations in a fundamental activity: eating. More broadly, this method offers a low-cost way of studying pedestrians' comings, ...
This research, carried out by the University of Granada and published in Safety Science magazine, has analysed the pedestrians' perceived safety and well-being when walking by streets with particular illuminance types and ...
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
Making the world safer for car drivers, passengers and pedestrians is the ultimate goal of automotive safety systems and self-driving cars. To get there, electrical engineers from the University of California, San Diego developed ...