Driving for work can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the United States. Beyond the tragic loss of life or permanent injury resulting from such incidents, societal costs are mounting via rising health care costs and increasing business […]
Roadway Deaths are Rising, and Self-driving Cars Don’t Yet Make a Difference
By Gregory Winfree and Robert Wunderlich Published in TribTalk, a publication of the Texas Tribune on April 3, 2018 Roadway crash deaths, after a brief but sharp drop several years ago, are rising again. Equally troubling is the likelihood that this trend may continue. And before we jump on the self-driving bandwagon, let’s remember that […]
TTI Traffic Safety Conference Plays Major Role in Developing Safety Plan for Texas
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) 10th Traffic Safety Conference is historic in that it was the first time attendees helped shape the state’s latest Strategic Highway Safety Plan. It’s a federal requirement that all the nation’s state departments of transportation renew their plans every five years. Texas must submit its newest version of the […]
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