In EU, 1 in 8 deaths linked to pollution: report

In the EU, 13 percent of deaths are linked to pollution, said a new report published on Tuesday by the European Environment Agency (EEA), which stressed the current pandemic put environmental health factors in the spotlight.

Government to require cars be able to talk to each other

All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed Tuesday. Officials say the technology ...

Study on traffic deaths makes strong case for remote work

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked renewed interest in remote work arrangements, which also could help improve occupational and traffic safety, according to a study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University ...

Ridehailing services may be driving up traffic deaths

While the era of app-based ridehailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, has been credited with keeping more impaired drivers off the road, increasing job opportunities and offering new levels of convenience, it is also linked ...

Senators try to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two senators said Monday they're launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation's roads.

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