Road Traffic Safety

The U.S. DOT's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released highway crash fatality data for the first nine months of 2019…
December 23, 2019
Washington State DOT highway safety goals
WSDOT is building a diverging diamond interchange ahead of major development in Lacey north of I-5 to ease traffic congestion and reduce the potential for crashes. Image: WSDOT
Preliminary data from the Washington State DOT's quarterly performance report shows that the number of traffic fatalities in the state have increased…
December 13, 2019
The North Dakota DOT (NDDOT) recently announced that for the first time in 17 years, the state could be finishing off the year with less than 100…
December 13, 2019
A new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) calls for a systemic and holistic approach to high-risk impaired…
December 09, 2019
The Florida DOT (FDOT) today issued an immediate directive calling for the implementation of unprecedented rail safety measures and the launch of a…
December 06, 2019
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao recently announced significant plans to advance highway-rail grade crossing safety. Underscoring the U.S.…
December 04, 2019
The Maine DOT is halting the use of fog sealant on state roads after an investigation determined that the slick road surface—presumed to be a result…
December 03, 2019
road safety variable message sign
Image: Vlad Lazarenko [CCA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the installation of an additional 300 electronic message boards and traffic cameras along major traffic…
December 02, 2019
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