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Which Factors Determine Effective Highway Design?

November 16, 2021

In 2019, 37,595 Americans died due to being in motor vehicle accidents [1]. In the same year, motor vehicle accidents claimed the lives of 1,762 Canadians [2]. Highway Design and Control are an integral part of transportation safety. Improper highway design and control may have been a factor in some of the above-mentioned fatalities. The American Association of State Highway Traffic Officials (AASHTO)...

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Are Automated Vehicles Struck-from-Behind at Different Rates than Human Driven Vehicles?

November 8, 2021

Automated vehicles are becoming more and more commonplace in today’s society. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the safety benefits of automated vehicles are paramount. The potential for automated vehicles to help save lives and reduce injuries is large...

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What are Electronic Logging Devices?

October 28, 2021

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Transportation – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) help avoid 1,844 crashes annually, resulting in 562 fewer injuries and 26 lives saved per year? Further, it is estimated that ELDs can also save carriers time and money – to the amount of...

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How to Prevent Unintentional Injuries?

October 22, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, 39.5 million Americans visit a doctor because of an unintentional injury, and 24.5 million go to emergency departments due to unintentional injuries. In 2019...

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Rollover Vehicle Crashes

October 20, 2021

It comes as no surprise that motor vehicle crashes are a major cause of mortality [1]. Specifically, rollover crashes are a significant contributor to traffic crash fatalities. In some cases, a rollover crash is...

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How Can Event Data Recorders Aid in Accident Reconstruction?

October 12, 2021

An estimated 38,680 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2020 [1]. In Canada, the number of traffic fatalities was 1,762 in 2019 [2]. Therefore, determining the cause of a motor vehicle crash and creating policies to prevent future accidents and deaths is of paramount importance. Accident Reconstruction can uncover the causes of an accident and modern technology can...

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