The Winter 2017 Issue of the Federal Highway Administration’s Safety Compass newsletter includes an article promoting Road Diets, one of the nine proven safety countermeasures. While the article explains the vi ...[ Read More » ]
There is more to falling snow than painting the landscape into a winter wonderland; it can also create a plentiful amount of additional roadway safety hazards. Snow drifts, which are created by wind moving snow o ...[ Read More » ]
In a partnership launched the first week in October, the heavy hitters in transportation safety have formed the Road to Zero Coalition- created to better chase the goal of ending roadway fatalities in the next 30 ...[ Read More » ]
Having recently read an article on Smithsonian.com titled Will Driverless Cars Mean Less Roadkill, I decided the topic was worth further investigation.
Collisions with wildlife can be deadly. Your likelihood of e ...
While some parts of the United States are in the midst of a late summer heat wave, other areas are beginning to experience the start of autumn weather changes. As daylight begins to shorten, we have to remember t ...[ Read More » ]
As if there were not enough concerns about cell phones and their connection to distracted driving and distracted walking, we now have the Pokèmon Go game thrown into the mix. The game, which uses an augmented re ...[ Read More » ]
In April 2012, the National Safety Council released a white paper called “Understanding the distracted brain: Why driving while using hands-free cell phones is risky behavior.” The paper looks at the da ...[ Read More » ]
With the fair weather months upon us, the chances of motorists interacting with motorcycles on the roadways are likely. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation , motorcycle fatalities have been on the rise ...[ Read More » ]
Starting in 2011, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the American Association of State and Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) launched the Every Day Counts program in order ...[ Read More » ]
Learn to get the most from FHWA’s Improving Safety of Rural Local & Tribal Roads Safety Toolkit and User Guides to address safety on rural local and tribal roadways where fatal crash risk is 2.4 times ...[ Read More » ]