January 2020 Archives

Road Safety Statistics for the New Year

01 22 2020
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April Spears

Every day, more than 143 million American drivers hit the roads, with millions more cyclists and pedestrians sharing the same space. Perhaps inevitably, given the sheer number of road users, not everyone makes it home safely.  Every year in the US, road traffic accidents claim more than 30,000 lives, while millions more suffer debilitating injuries, and unfortunately, that number is rising. In 2014, there were 32,675 fatal car accidents in the United States. By 2018, that number had risen…

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Road Safety Technology: Small, Significant Changes Over Time

01 22 2020
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April Spears

It’s not something many of us consider as we go about our everyday lives, but new traffic technologies have and continue to make a huge difference to the safety of America’s road users. In this article, we’re going to take a look at a few of the seemingly small technological changes that are making a marked difference to the safety of the country’s roads. That started with the introduction of technologies like the seat belt in 1959 and is now being driven forward by the creation of smarter…

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