Today’s phone-based navigation systems provide a wealth of live traffic information to drivers. However, they still require drivers to take their eyes off the road and physically look at the phone, with predictable results- many rear-end crashes. (You’ve likely heard that taking your eyes off the road for just two
Later in 2016, Missouri will lead the way in testing sections of roads made from solar panels. The panels will capture energy from the sun, and provide self-illuminating road markings and signage. Each modular panel will allow for quick repairs, an advantage over the traditional approach of repaving entire sections
Google has patented a system designed to reduce pedestrian injuries in car-pedestrian collisions.
It’s no surprise that side impact collisions can cause great injuries to a vehicle’s occupants; their bodies are so close to the door that injuries can be much greater than even a head-on collision. To address this, vehicle manufacturers have been offering side impact airbags for years, and these are
Currently in the concept phase, Goodyear’s “Intelligrip” tire employs sensors that monitor the surface conditions of the road below.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading culprit in causes of death for people age 1-44 is…