Preliminary data released on July 1 by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show a 7.7 percent increase in motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2015. An estimated 35,200 people died in 2015, up from the 32,675 reported fatalities in 2014. Read more.
Encouraged by the role that working together could have on safety in the future, a near record number of transportation professionals attended this year’s Traffic Safety Conference in College Station, Texas, June 6-8. Held in a different city each year, the conference is sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety (CTS). Read More.
More than 300 attendees broke out into 16 sessions over three days at last week’s Traffic Safety Conference (TSC). Session topics included, Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety, Data Analytics, Vision Zero, Motorcycle Safety, Traffic Safety Culture Indexing, and many more.