California Traffic Camera Bill Clears Committee
The bill, aimed at testing speed cameras in the state to improve traffic safety, will go to the full State Assembly for a vote.
Study: Traffic Cameras Reduce Speeding, Crashes
Analysis of the automated enforcement program in Ottawa, Canada shows a significant drop in speeding near traffic cameras.
Federal Agency To Launch Anti-Speeding Initiative
With traffic deaths rising around the country, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is moving to address speeding and regulate autonomous vehicles.
Tennessee Highway Safety Agency Launches Anti-Speeding Initiative
The state’s Highway Safety Office will boost enforcement and public awareness in an effort to reduce traffic deaths from speed-related crashes.
Study: Speed Camera Citations Correlate to Safe Infrastructure
New research suggests that fewer speeding tickets are issued in neighborhoods where the city has invested in traffic calming and pedestrian safety improvements.
Arlington County Authorizes Speed Cameras
The Arlington County board approved a program that will install traffic cameras in an effort to protect pedestrians and reduce police interactions.
Opinion: Road Safety Data Should Include Close Calls
Even in the absence of lethal collisions, the experience of repeated near-misses can discourage pedestrians from walking and degrade public perception of road safety.
Study: Speed Cameras Save Lives
Data from Chicago reaffirms the efficacy of speed cameras at reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
Can't Drive 55: America's Dangerous Love of Speeding
While most Americans agree that speeding is a threat to public safety, dysfunctional laws and inadequate enforcement perpetuate a culture of tacitly sanctioned high-speed driving.
First Speed Camera Installed in Gwinnett County
A new speed camera program aims to decrease traffic collisions near schools and make it easier for the police to fine speeding drivers.
Illinois Traffic Deaths Up by 10% Over 2020
Officials point to speeding and reckless driving as causes for the increase in fatal crashes.
Virginia to Launch Innovative New Anti-Speeding Pilot Program
The state of Virginia's new traffic safety program will focus on speeding as fatal factor in automobile collisions and could eventually provide a model for similar programs around the country.
Tiger Woods Crash: Blame the Road, Not the Driver, Say Authorities
"Purely an accident" is how the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department characterized the one-person, single-vehicle rollover crash that severely injured golfing celebrity Tiger Woods on Feb. 23 while driving on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Traffic Fatalities Increase Dramatically in 2020
Despite a huge drop in vehicle miles traveled, there have been more traffic fatalities in the first six months of 2020 than the same period in 2019.
In N.Y.C., Speeding Is Up as Pandemic Continues
Data shows that drivers are speeding on the city’s mostly deserted streets.
Nation's Top Safety Board Recommends Protected Bike Lanes
The NTSB chair issued a stark warning on Nov. 5: "If we do not improve roadway infrastructure for bicyclists, bicyclists will die who otherwise would not," stated Robert Sumwalt in introducing their first report in 47 years devoted to bike safety.
Horrific Cyclist's Death in Brooklyn Prompts Calls for New Thinking on Cars
José Alzorriz was killed while waiting on a bike at a red light. An SUV, T-boned by a red light-runner, literally flew into him.
D.C. Mayor Proposes New Enforcement Measures to Support Vision Zero
Making a speeding ticket a lot more expensive might convince drivers to slow down.
Radar Speed Sign 2.0: How a Small Town Calmed Its Traffic
To get a handle on drivers whizzing through its main road, the small town of Betterton, Maryland installed a "smart" radar speed sign. The data it collected helped the local sheriff's department improve traffic enforcement.
Federal Safety Watchdog Takes a Position on Speeding Drivers
Streetsblog USA breaks the news of a major policy departure for the National Transportation Safety Board: speeding kills, and every level of government must do more to counter the problem.
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