More than 6 in 10 people walk for transportation, exercise, relaxation, or for other activities. The benefits of walking extend beyond personal and physical, to environmental benefits that can lead to healthier, quieter, cleaner, and safer streets. Walking can also improve local economies and enhance social and community engagement, leading to more vibrant, resilient, and […]
Facts About Counterfeit Pills Criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills and falsely marketing them as legitimate prescription pills to deceive the American public. Counterfeit pills are widely available, and DEA and its law enforcement partners are seizing deadly fake pills at record rates. Counterfeit pills are more lethal than ever before. The number of […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the number of pedestrians struck and killed by drivers continues a decade-long trend in the wrong direction during the pandemic, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and its State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) members are marking the second annual National Pedestrian Safety Month this October by taking steps to address the […]
This Halloween, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with local officials to help spread the message that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Even one alcoholic beverage could be one too many for some drivers, so if you plan to drive, refrain from alcohol. If you do plan […]
This Halloween, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with local officials to help remind drivers: If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. As marijuana laws change throughout the country, it’s important to remember that drug-impaired driving is illegal everywhere in America. If you plan to drive, refrain […]
Tesla may soon launch its latest FSD (full self-driving) Autopilot to a wide group of drivers, and US safety authorities aren’t that happy about it. They have reason to be concerned, according to a new MIT study seen by TechCrunch. The researchers studied glance data and found that drivers become more inattentive when using Tesla’s Autopilot system. Read the full article here.
Connected and Automated Vehicle Education Connected and Automated Vehicle education (CAVe) seeks to provide community colleges, trade schools, universities, and other academic stakeholders with unique tools and resources for the development of an intelligent transportation workforce. See the resources here.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The number of Labor Day holiday traffic and boating-related fatalities continued to drop in 2021 based on a comparison of previous years, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Troopers in both ALEA’s highway and marine patrol divisions noted the decrease, investigating only four traffic deaths and no boating deaths between […]
Subaru of America has issued a do not drive notice and recall on select Model Year 2021 Impreza vehicles. This notice and recall involves 802 Model Year 2021 Impreza vehicles. A lower control arm weld on the front driver’s side may fail on affected vehicles. If this happens, the tire could contact the wheel well, […]
Countermeasures That Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide For State Highway Safety Offices Tenth Edition, 2020
The guide is a basic reference to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures for traffic safety problem areas. These areas include: Alcohol- and Drug-Impaired Driving; Seat Belts and Child Restraints; Speeding and Speed Management; Distracted Driving; Motorcycle Safety; Young Drivers; Older Drivers; Pedestrian Safety; Bicycle Safety; and Drowsy Driving. The […]