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USDOT commits to accelerating autonomous vehicle safety innovations

USDOT commits to accelerating autonomous vehicle safety...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 18, 2016

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently outlined at the North American International Auto Show several initiatives set for 2016 to remove ...

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to 13-year high

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 26, 2015

Lower gas prices have meant more people out on the highways. Unfortunately, that's also meant more deaths on the roads. A ...

Drive Safely Work Week promotes planning ahead

Drive Safely Work Week promotes planning ahead

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 06, 2015

The annual Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW), now in its 19th year, focuses on planning as a part of safe driving ...

Tennessee DOT, Governor’s Highway Safety Office announced $17.8 million in highway safety grants

Tennessee DOT, Governor’s Highway Safety Office...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 17, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) have announced $17.8 million in grant awards ...

Tech panel paints portrait of a safer connected vehicle and infrastructure future at APWA Congress

Tech panel paints portrait of a safer connected vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 01, 2015

Panelists speaking on public works technology during the American Public Works Congress gave a nearly utopian vision of the future ...

USDOT, NHTSA plan to require all future vehicles to talk to each other to prevent crashes

USDOT, NHTSA plan to require all future vehicles to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 15, 2015

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology has the potential to revolutionize road safety and driving in general, and it could become the norm ...

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 18, 2014

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed ...

Construction Angels to help families in need

Construction Angels to help families in need

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 12, 2014

At any given daylight moment across America, nearly 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The Colorado Department of Transportation cracked down on nighttime drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to the CDOT, seat ...

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 07, 2014

National Work Zone Awareness Week began Monday, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will host an official kick-off ...

NHTSA paves the way for connected vehicles

NHTSA paves the way for connected vehicles

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 04, 2014

Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology will soon be included in all new cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday that ...

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