Traffic Safety

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Shuo Zhang
Shuo Zhang
With the cruise control set to 50 mph, a driver navigates along a stretch of west coast highway. This driver would not likely be characterized as “…
April 04, 2022
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)  recently released a report to Congress showing the agency's efforts to widely implement a Complete Streets…
March 07, 2022
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week released its traffic crash data report from 2020, which shows the highest number…
March 04, 2022
Jane Dudley lives near Frick Park in Pittsburgh. On Jan. 28, shortly after 6:30 a.m., she went outside to shovel the snow that had covered her…
March 03, 2022
Indiana DOT, Purdue developing safety solution for signalized intersections
Howell Li (pictured) is the principal research analyst for Purdue University overseeing this project. Image: Purdue University/Vincent Walter
Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are developing technology to improve safety for motorists approaching high-…
February 17, 2022
ATSSA announces Innovation Award winners at 2022 Traffic Expo
Representatives from the products chosen for Innovation Awards are, from left, Jean Paul “JP” Talledo Vilela of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), Trevor Romkey of Site 20/20, and Todd Foster of Ver-Mac. Image: ATSSA
Three exhibitors at American Traffic Safety Services Association's (ATSSA) 52nd Annual Convention & Traffic Expo received Innovation Awards today…
February 15, 2022
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a new report that makes the case for the integral role of road user behavior in…
December 20, 2021
Wrong-way sign where thermal camera system operates along I-17 in the Phoenix area.
Wrong-way sign where thermal camera system operates along I-17 in the Phoenix area.
One thing may generate the highest level of concern among freeway drivers and highway safety engineers across the country. No, not excessive…
December 14, 2021
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