Ford Unveils Plans for Road Safety Project

Ford Unveils Plans for Road Safety Project

Ford has moved one step closer in its transition from automaker to a mobility company. It has recently partnered with Vivacity Labs, Oxfordshire County Council, and Loughborough University to develop a data-driven road safety tool. The tool was developed to help manage traffic. It analyzes information from connected vehicles, smart roadside sensors, and local data. The study’s goal is safer roads. Understanding traffic patterns is […]

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D.C. Lawmakers Turn Attention, Funds to Road Safety Initiatives

D.C. Lawmakers Turn Attention, Funds to Road Safety Initiatives

2018 was notable for one growing and depressing statistic. It was the year that pedestrian deaths reached their highest level since 1990. Even more disturbing, experts predict that these numbers will only continue to grow and that 2019 may have even higher rates of deaths of pedestrians and bicyclists. D.C. lawmakers have implemented multiple recent efforts to lower pedestrian deaths. These endeavors are supported by […]

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United States Road Safety Initiatives

United States Road Safety Initiatives

For years, the number of injury-causing and fatal car accidents in the United States was on the decline. Unfortunately, this trend appears to be changing. Statistics indicate that the rate of car accidents is on the rise. Between 2014 and 2015, the number of traffic accident fatalities increased by a staggering 7 percent. Early reports for 2016 indicate that the number of fatalities rose by […]

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