Want to be an innovator? Interested in Safety?
Posted on August, 11th 2017
Attention high school, community college, and college students! If you’re interested in engineering and roadway safety, there’s a “Traffic Control Device Challenge” competition currently being sponsored by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). This is the second year the competition is being held to recognize innovation and technology that could improve roadway safety through new ideas that address transportation infrastructure safety issues.
Submissions are required to be original design or modification of an industry-accepted design or product- that addresses a specific roadway safety problem. Three finalists will be selected for cash prizes and national media recognition.
The 2016 winners were:
1st Place ($1,500)
Title: Electronic Beacon to Guide Autonomous Vehicles through Work Zones
Penn State University
2nd Place ($1,000)
Title: The New Generation Steering Wheel Cover
Student: Jelena Karapetrovic
New Mexico State University
3rd Place ($500)
Title: The Pima County Split-Face Marker
Student team: Garrett Anderson, Vincent Morello, Lindsey Willman
University of Arizona