Valencia Protected Bike Lane Study Approved

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority recently approved a six-figure funding opportunity for a study about putting protected bike lanes on Valencia. Safe streets advocates have been protesting regarding the dangers of that road for cyclists. The goal of the advocates is to obtain physically protected bike lanes that are isolated from truck and car… Read More »

A Crash Occurs with Driverless Bus on First Day of The Job

A Las Vegas driverless shuttle made an official debut recently on the streets of the busy city. Unfortunately, just two hours into the shift, it got into its first crash. Although the accident was caused by the other driver, a delivery truck that backed into the shuttle’s front, this raises concerns about driverless vehicles. The… Read More »

Progressive Insurance Study Shows How People Feel and Behave Regarding Distracted Driving

Most people recognize that distracted driving is an extremely dangerous behavior and one that should be avoided. However, they also admit in alarming numbers that they engage in the practice themselves. The most recent Progressive Insurance study released in October of 2017 shows that drivers believe that distracted driving is the most common cause of… Read More »

AAA Study Looks at New Benefits of Onboard Safety Systems for Trucking Accident Prevention

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has released a new study that could potentially prevent as many as 63,000 truck related accidents every single year. In 2015, commercial trucks were involved in more than 400,000 vehicle accidents representing a 4% increase from the year before. Using onboard safety technology such as automatic braking, video based… Read More »

Drones Could Be Used to Reduce Accident Investigation Time

Typically, when a vehicle accident happens, the authorities are called immediately and brought out to the scene to conduct a comprehensive investigation and to clear the roadway to prevent other accidents. New research from the North Carolina Transportation Department finds that adopting technology like drones could dramatically reduce the risk of future accidents and investigation… Read More »

Seat Use Is on the Rise: What Parents Should Know

Anytime that you are taking children around in your motor vehicle, you need to ensure that they have the best possible car seat. Fitting these car seats appropriately can minimize the chance of severe injuries or fatalities in the event of an accident. One of the most common mistakes made by parents as it relates… Read More »