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Make America Care about Global Road Safety Again

Make America Care about Global Road Safety Again

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, the US faced an epidemic on wheels. Daily, the US mourns the loss of 100 people on American roads. Vulnerable road users pay the heaviest...

Fatal 'Driverless' Tesla Crash Raises Questions About Company's Autopilot System

Fatal 'Driverless' Tesla Crash Raises Questions About Company's Autopilot System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent a Special Crash Investigation team to the site. “We are actively engaged with local law enforcement and Tesla to...

Pedestrians and bicyclists

Pedestrians and bicyclists

Pedestrians and bicyclists Daylight saving time Overview Pedestrian deaths have increased 51 percent since reaching their low point in 2009 and account for 17 percent of crash...

Laws and Safety Efforts Can Prevent Distracted Driving

Laws and Safety Efforts Can Prevent Distracted Driving

When people read a text while driving, their eyes are off the road for an average of five seconds. At 55 miles per hour, that is like driving the length of a football field...

Roadcheck inspections: To avoid or not to avoid?

Roadcheck inspections: To avoid or not to avoid?

Old hand Mike "Mustang" Crawford and his independent business won't be on the road May 4-6 this year, which just so happens to coincide with the annual Roadcheck event of the...

Answers to 4 baffling truck brake violations - Truck News

Answers to 4 baffling truck brake violations - Truck News

Brake-related problems continue to dominate violations during roadside inspection blitzes. They accounted for 32% of the vehicle violations recorded during the most recent...

The Rules That Made U.S. Roads So Deadly

The Rules That Made U.S. Roads So Deadly

A 25-year-old Yale Law student. A crossing guard. A 78-year-old woman. A high-school teacher. These are but four of the pedestrians and bikers counted among the 310...

Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What Does Not Work

Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What Does Not Work

Road traffic crashes result in an estimated 1.35 million deaths and 50 million injuries worldwide per year with over 90 percent of these occurring in Low-Middle Income Countries...

Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What Does Not Work

Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What Does Not Work

Road traffic crashes result in an estimated 1.35 million deaths and 50 million injuries worldwide per year with over 90 percent of these occurring in Low-Middle Income Countries...

Safe Driving at Sunrise and Sunset / Dusk and Dawn

Safe Driving at Sunrise and Sunset / Dusk and Dawn

Safe Driving at Sunrise and Sunset / Dusk and Dawn Introduction We strive to keep road users safe 24/7. Our drivers, bikers, cyclists and pedestrians are challenged daily by...

Are standards for trailer underride guards strong enough? - Truck News

Are standards for trailer underride guards strong enough? - Truck News

Canadian regulators didn’t invent trailer underride guards, but they undoubtedly raised the bar. Rules on this side of the border require the protective barriers to absorb...

Older drivers

Older drivers

Older drivers Driving environment Overview Advancing age can bring impairments that affect driving ability. Drivers age 70 and older have higher fatal crash rates per mile...