Confusion over what is a "safe following distance" has QUT road safety researchers calling for a standardised definition to prevent tailgating.
Road trauma in Australia and New Zealand could be significantly reduced by the adoption of rapidly developing technologies that change the way drivers use vehicles, new research completed by the Monash University Accident ...
Drivers who slow down while using mobile phones have the potential to increase on-road conflicts, a new QUT study warns.
Driverless cars are hitting the headlines across the globe but for the foreseeable future we will still have drivers. The pressure then is how might some of the safety features of driverless cars be incorporated into conventional ...
Police officers are worried they lack the right powers and resources to properly investigate whether a mobile phone was being used by a driver at the time of a crash, a new study has found.
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.