Tag: General Traffic Safety

  • April 16th, 2019

The United Nations Road Safety Strategy is designed to guide the United Nations system to improve road safety in a sustainable and coordinated manner. The need for this strategy is clear. Road crashes have been a leading cause of death and serious injury to United Nations personnel. In line with the Decade of Action for […]

  • April 16th, 2019

July is National Theft Prevention Month Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us, and often, an indispensable part of our lives. But what would happen if yours suddenly disappeared? Vehicle theft is a very expensive crime, with the cost of stolen vehicles pegged at more than $5.9 billion – that’s billion […]

  • April 2nd, 2019

According to the Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, there were 268 alcohol-related traffic fatalities in 2017. More than 10,000 in the country that same year. 27 people under the age of 21 died in the same year on Alabama roads, slightly more than 1,000 in the U.S. And the number of teenagers arrested for driving […]

  • March 26th, 2019

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives through research into the causes of traffic crashes and educating the public about ways to prevent crashes and reduce injuries based on research. One of the fundamental elements of any traffic safety research is quantifying traffic risks, which requires two types of data: 1) […]

  • January 9th, 2019

Despite large investments in traffic safety programs and technologies, motor vehicle accidents continue to impose high social costs, and crash casualty rates have recently started to increase. New strategies are needed to achieve ambitious traffic safety targets such as Vision Zero. Recent research improves our understanding of factors that affect traffic risks and identifies new […]

  • October 2nd, 2017

This document reports the results of a study to determine, on average over a large number of cases, which driver is more apt to be at fault in two-vehicle crashes that involve two different vehicle types. This information is essential to effective countermeasure development with regard to changing driver behavior since ignoring who it typically […]