Traffic

New Crash Tests Aimed At Boosting Front-Passenger Safety

One of the enduring criticisms of new-vehicle crash-testing programs is that it’s difficult for consumers to determine which models under their consideration are indeed safest when most, if not all of the cars or trucks evaluated boast perfect scores. Automakers, of course, love to tout exemplary …

Transportation

Police to net an extra £12 million from speed awareness courses

Police forces have been accused of deliberately targeting motorists to raise revenue, after it emerged they are to receive an extra £12 million a year from speed awareness courses.<p>More than a million drivers each year now opt to attend one of the schemes, meaning they do not have to pay a speeding …

Traffic Safety

Seven-car crash on Mt Ousley causing traffic jam

<b>9.20am:</b> Live Traffic is reporting that the vehicles have been cleared and all lanes are open.<p>However, delays are still expected due to the volume of …

Australian News

B.C. urges drivers to Be More Truck aware in new safety campaign

More than two-thirds of fatal crashes between passenger vehicles and trucks caused by car driver says report<p>Commercial trucks and passenger vehicles …

British Columbia

The car with tech not allowed in Australia

The clash of the Teutonic titans has stepped up a notch with the covers coming off Audi’s latest flagship, the $200,000-plus A8. Audi is launching a …

Transportation

UK’s worst traffic jam hotspots and how to avoid them

Traffic jams may be a British pastime but compared to trips to the seaside or bank holidays – both often the cause of such congestion – they’re one …

Transportation

M5 motorway has worst traffic jam in the country with 15-hour delays and 36-mile tailbacks

The news will come as a surprise to few but motorists on the M5 motorway have sat through the worst traffic jam in the country.<p>Traffic specialists …

Transportation

Traffic jams on major UK roads cost economy around £9bn

Government calls for highway chiefs to reduce motorway closure times as analysis finds delays cost in wasted time, fuel and unnecessary carbon emissions<p>The government has told highway chiefs to reduce motorway closure times following accidents after new figures showed that traffic jams on the UK’s …

Transportation

Car catches fire along Lornie Road, causing traffic congestion

SINGAPORE - A car caught fire along Lornie Road in the direction of Upper Thomson on Wednesday (Oct 18) morning, resulting in delays for motorists …

Transportation

Kenya: How Integrated Solutions Could Eliminate Traffic Jams

The continued development of mixed-use real estate projects, which integrate commercial, residential and retail space in Nairobi could reduce commute …

Cities

UK braced for worst month of traffic jams

Analysis of traffic queues in the 12 months to August shows November 2016 was the worst - prompting concern that next month will see a repeat.<p>Here …

UK News

News Daily: NHS targets and worst traffic jams

<b>Hello. Here's your morning briefing:</b><p>NHS hospital performance slumps across the UK<p>Research by BBC News has found the NHS across the UK is missing key targets for cancer treatment, A&E and planned operations.<p>After analysing the data for each of the country's four nations, it can be seen that the …

Financial Conduct Authority

New Jersey Voters Look For Transparency As Final Gubernatorial Debate Looms

<b>TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — The two candidates looking to replace New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will face-off Wednesday, for the final time …

Elections

Traffic jam tax eyed for malls

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker wants the government to impose a tax on shopping malls for causing monstrous traffic jams in Metro Manila during …

Manila

Rider highlights dangers after fall at ‘unsafe’ cross-country fence

An inbox we received – the size of a fence doesn't matter! June this year, riding club camp with relatively green…<p>Posted by Ban unfixed portable XC …

Horses

Traffic congestion at Reagan Airport Sunday linked to Metro closure

Severe traffic congestion was reported Sunday at Reagan National Airport, and authorities ascribed it in part to the closing this weekend of the Metro rail station that serves the airport.<p>The authority that operates the airport noted on Friday that the station was to be closed Saturday and Sunday …

Transportation

Traffic safety head 'cringes' when he hears about fatal collisions

Working for 28 years in law enforcement, Gerry Shimko has seen the trauma caused by collisions extends far further than the physical injuries of the …

Canadian News

New study increases concern over in

The research from the American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety says drivers using in-vehicle technologies, like voice-based and …

News (Ireland)

Aldi truckies push for safe work practices

Hundreds of truckies have protested outside Aldi stores across Australia, claiming the supermarket giant pressures them to speed, skip breaks and …

Aldi

Think Bristol traffic is bad? Spare a thought for some of these places

If you are stuck in a traffic jam on the Portway, or are sitting nose-to-tail on the M32, you’ve got it lucky – because at least you’re not a …

Cities

Road crashes causing death, serious injury and trauma are happening daily on Renfrewshire's roads

New information lays bare carnage that has claimed dozens of lives over five years<p>Someone is injured on Renfrewshire’s roads nearly every day, shock …

Sport (UK)

Why repealing gas tax would be wrong move

San Diego County’s roads need help. There’s already a solution on the table. Let’s come together to support Senate Bill 1 and reject all efforts to …

California

Bloor Street bike lanes and the business of road safety

Instead of attempting to balance parking, driving, greenery, and mercantile concerns, city councillors should prioritize safety above all.Mayor John …

Cycling

Parents could face parking ban at Rutherglen and Cambuslang schools

Problems have been reported at several local schools about the volume of traffic in the morning and at the end of the school day.<p>Parents could be …

Education

Photo of policeman pleading with repeat traffic offender goes viral

Written by Sreenivas Janyala | Hyderabad |<p>The photo of Circle Inspector B Shubh Kumar (L) of Anantapur’s Madakasira Circle that has gone …

Viral

Zimbabwe: Road Accidents Cost Country U.S.$400 Million

(Photo: Tony Webster/Flickr)The country is losing over $400 million every year to road accident-inspired costs and this requires all concerned …

Traffic Safety

Child Safety on South Africa's roads remains a serious concern

<b>10 October 2017;</b> In line with the launch of National Transport Month this October, Imperial Road Safety have announced that it will be rolling out …

South Africa

Unsurprising Study: NYC's Terrible Traffic Costs The City Billions

In case you couldn't really tell from all the honking that goes on in the city throughout the day and night, New York City's traffic is bad. But it's …

New York City

Pedestrian safety strategies remain priority for Ward 12 election candidates

City council hopefuls are grappling with strategies to reduce pedestrian fatalities at crosswalks, months after a report by the city auditor said …

Canadian News

This hi-tech road crossing could save lives by telling drivers when a pedestrian is on their phone

Have you ever been distracted by your phone and crossed a road without looking up?<p>Now a futuristic road crossing which alerts road users if a …

Traffic Safety