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 »

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 »

New Study Looks at Heart Monitoring in Vehicles

Research out of the University of Michigan indicates that your car may be able to predict a potential cardiac event. Unfortunately, medical emergencies caused too many vehicle crashes and without any way to understand that an incident is about to happen, a crash to could to a multi car pileup. Michigan Medicine researchers worked directly… Read More »