WASHINGTON (AP) — The new head of the government's road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary to protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians.
DETROIT (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed former California pollution regulator Steven Cliff to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
President Joe Biden’s pick to run the agency was confirmed by consent without objections or a formal roll call vote.
DETROIT (AP) — The new chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants governments and businesses to change the way they look at highway safety, considering the whole system rather than individual driver behavior.
U.S. traffic deaths in the first quarter of 2021 rose by 10.5% over last year, even as driving has declined, the government’s road safety agency reported Thursday.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that 8,730 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes from January through March, compared with the 7,900 fatalities from the same period in 2020.
FOUGERES, France (AP) — Tour de France riders staged a protest at the start of Tuesday's stage to complain about perceived dangerous racing conditions after a flurry of crashes reignited the issue of road safety.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Local officials were concerned about the safety of a heavily traveled stretch of Interstate 65 where 10 people died in a fiery crash long before the pileup last weekend, and the road itself could become part of the investigation into the wreck.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. traffic deaths rose 7% last year, the biggest increase in 13 years even though people drove fewer miles due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government's road safety agency reported Thursday.
DETROIT (AP) — Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell for the third consecutive year in 2019, the government's road safety agency reported...
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday condemned the lack of state and federal regulation for testing autonomous vehicles before finding that a distracted human safety driver was the main cause of a fatal 2018 Arizona crash involving an Uber vehicle...
DETROIT (AP) — Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell slightly in 2018 for the second straight year, the government's road safety agency said Tuesday...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state is attempting to persuade people to put down their smartphones while driving by rolling out cameras to prosecute distracted motorists...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ride hailing firm Uber said Monday it is raising the minimum age of its drivers in the Netherlands and taking other measures to increase road safety after a series of fatal accidents involving Uber drivers...
(BPT) - Winter break is here, and with more young drivers home from high school and college, odds are that more will be hitting the road as well. But are they ready for winter?
A 14-lot subdivision on 30 acres along Smith Lake Road west of Kalispell will be considered during a Flathead County Planning Board public hearing on Nov. 8.
Michael Fraser and the Strickland Family Trust are asking for preliminary plat approval of Pheasant Ridge Estates.
Construction to improve the safety of Huntzinger Road from Interstate 90 to the Wanapum Recreation Area Campground will begin on Monday, according to a news release from Kittitas County Public Works.
To the Editor:
In response to the recent articles about safety issues at the intersection of No. 6 Road and the Kittitas Highway, I’ve never felt comfortable at that intersection when driving on No.
A fatality at any intersection is a tragedy. The fatality at the intersection of Kittitas Highway and No. 6 Road is a fatality that triggers a broader discussion about roadway safety.
According to statistics kept by the Washington State Patrol, the No.
The Brownsville Police Department is making a video to showcase how cyclists and bikers should share the road.
“We’re basically going to do an instructional video for anybody that has any type of questions in regards to what they’re supposed to do as a cyclist or as a driver,” police spokesman J.J.