Traffic

This Tiny Change In The Way We Drive Could Eradicate Most Traffic Jams

This is why phantom traffic jams actually exist.<p>We all hate traffic jams, this is a universal fact. Yet a vast number of them are known as ‘phantom …

Transportation

If We All Stopped Tailgating, We Could Dramatically Cut Traffic Jams

<b>New research from MIT proposes a simple fix that could halve our journey times on the road.</b><p>If you’ve been reading my column for a while, you’ll know that I am a little bit obsessed with transport. One topic I keep coming back to is traffic, and the role that technology can play in managing it. I’ve …

Transportation

Removing unroadworthy vehicles will make SA roads safer

Almost 80 percent of motorists believe removing unroadworthy vehicles from South African roads will make roads safer. And, 58% of respondents of the …

Transportation

Stop Tailgating, It Only Makes Traffic Jams Worse

New research from MIT shows that leaving a little space between the cars in front of and behind you can make traffic jams disappear almost completely.<p>If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic, you might have tried to go faster by tailgating the car in front of you. Instinctively, you probably know that …

Transportation

Bristol named in top 10 worst cities for traffic congestion and it is costing businesses £54m

The cost of traffic congestion to Bristol businesses has increased by £10.5million in the past year, according to new research by GPS tracking …

Hannah Baker

PR Distribution

<b>Bio-Based Resins Market</b> report delivers information about <b>vendors, geographical regions, annual growth rate, market share, revenue</b> and the actual …

Law Enforcement

Donald Trump Approval Rating: Trump Is Now Less Popular Than Root Canals, Traffic Jams, And Jury Duty

To say that Donald Trump’s approval rating is low might be an understatement, according to some viral polls.<p>This week, a new poll released by Pew …

Donald Trump

M6 traffic news: Updates as multiple car crash sees 16 mile traffic jam on M6

A SIXTEEN mile traffic jam has appeared on the M6 this afternoon after a crash involving multiple vehicles.<p>Drivers are facing lengthy delays of a …

Birmingham, UK

Apathy to road safety

The Editorial, “Accident-prone” (December 2), is a grim reminder of the scant attention being paid to the three E’s — education of road users; …

Transportation

Accident-prone

The most effective measure to keep roads safe is enforcement of rules with zero tolerance to violations. But as anyone who uses India’s roads knows …

Traffic Safety

Apply For Montgomery County Traffic Safety Committees

Four community members are needed to fill vacancies on the Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committees.<p>MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD – County …

Washington D.C.

California Faces 'Silver Tsunami' Of Elderly Drivers

California is facing a 40 percent increase in elderly drivers. More vulnerable in crashes, Auto Club offers tips to keep older drivers safe.<p>LOS …

Los Angeles

Surrey creating road safety plan after ‘concerning’ stats from ICBC - Surrey Now-Leader

SURREY — City hall wants to make Surrey’s roads safer.<p>“We feel a shift in focus is necessary given the concerning trends in ICBC data,” said Rosemary …

Surrey

‘Travellers’ filmed racing horse and cart with traffic

An illegal ‘traveller’ road race was caught on camera – and road safety campaigners are not happy about it.<p>The two-minute-long clip shows a convoy of …

Transportation

Toronto looks to fill out road safety budget with crowdfunding

The City of Toronto is considering supplementing the budget for a new road safety plan with “e-donations” from citizens concerned with the number of …

Toronto

Supreme Court directs Delhi, other states to set up road safety policy by January 31

The court noted that the number of deaths due to road accidents in the country is more than 1 lakh a year.<p>The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all …

India

Road safety tips from an engineer: slow down and ignore your phone

Measures such as flexible road safety barriers can make NZ roads safer.<p>OPINION: When we are are individually unlikely to be in a crash, how do we …

New Zealand News

Do speed cameras really save lives?

Speed cameras have been the focus of motorists’ anger and frustration for years, although we are told repeatedly that they are an effective means of …

Traffic Safety

Road safety a priority for new Government

The road toll in New Zealand is on track to be the highest since 2010 and with more than a month left in 2017 the country has already equalled last …

Traffic Safety

'Mass desertion' of cars in Germany actually traffic jam in China - Nation

PETALING JAYA: A viral message with a picture purportedly showing a mass abandonment of cars in Germany in protest of a fuel price hike is in fact a …

China

World’s Most Dangerous Countries Revealed, And It May Change Your Travel Plans

Just like last year, International SOS and Control Risks have released a map that shows just how tourist-friendly all countries are, and it’s worth …

World Health Organization

Traffic Hotspots Cost U.S. Drivers Billions, Study Shows

If you live in or near a major city and drive a car, you can't do much these days to avoid traffic. But what makes driving in some cities worse than …

Autos

Police carry out road safety campaign across South Ayrshire

Crews from South Ayrshire and Galloway are patrolling the major road between Ayr and Stranraer.<p>Police have been carrying out a campaign to improve …

Scotland

The UK government wants to give £20 million to startups that can solve traffic jams

• <b>The funding will be overseen by a new "GovTech Catalyst" team.</b>• <b><br>Money will be given to companies working on issues in areas like healthcare and education.</b>• <b><br>It could be used to fund research from companies like Google DeepMind.</b><p>Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced on Wednesday that the UK Government has …

Innovation

Editorial: Highway drone-patrol shouldn’t get off the ground

In today’s instalment of bird-brained government ideas: The province is mulling the use of drones to patrol Ontario’s 400-series highways.<p>Now, don’t …

Canadian News

Road safety leaders set for five-day program in Melbourne next week

The future of road safety will be discussed in Melbourne next week with industry representatives set to gather for the Road Safety Management …

Traffic Safety

Council embraces youth on committees, defers some decisions

Some City of Saskatoon advisory committees could soon have members as young as 16.<p>City councillors voted on changes to the structure of committees …

Canadian News

More and more people are dying on Birmingham's roads

The number of serious and fatal road accidents has risen in Birmingham - with eight taking place every week.<p>Figures reveal there were 446 such …

Birmingham, UK

Bristol traffic getting you down? We're among the happiest drivers in the country, apparently

Complaining about our city’s abysmal traffic is common pastime that unites Bristolians.<p>Whether it’s the eternal metrobus road works, the Bromley …

Roads

UN envoy calls for stepped up efforts to reduce traffic accident deaths

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 (APP):The United Nations envoy for road safety has called for greater efforts to reduce road traffic deaths worldwide, while …

Traffic Safety