Uber’s downsides are well publicised, but it may have a big social benefit in helping to reduce the incidence of drunk driving.
Australia appears to have cracked the case on teen driver safety by restricting late-night passengers.
Bike shops have seen record sales during the pandemic as people try to avoid crowded transportation. But governments must do more to keep new cyclists in the saddle.
Uber’s first safety report revealed 107 deaths and nearly 6,000 sexual assaults over two years. But the rideshare service may still be safer than the alternatives.
Faced with the eye-watering costs of building infrastructure, it makes sense to turn to much more cost-effective smart technology to get traffic flowing.
As traffic slows down, research is gathering momentum.
Low pay pushes drivers to work extremely long hours, causing more crashes and more traffic deaths.
Collisions at intersections between motor vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians cause many deaths and injuries. Design that considers how each group approaches intersections improves everyone’s safety.
Motor vehicle crashes are a public health crisis in the US. Distracted driving laws can save lives – but only some states have them.
More cyclists are suffering from serious injuries than ever before. Here’s what we can do to provide a safer environment.
It’s time for Australia’s personal injury insurance schemes to start preparing for change.
We should all learn from mistakes. Driverless cars must do the same when it comes to any accidents they’ve been involved in on our roads, no matter who was to blame.
Driverless cars may cut the number of traffic offences but they could open up a whole new area of litigation - who’s responsible for any crash?
A project that aims to change the fate of accident victims in developing countries.
Opiates have emerged as a significant threat to public health in the UK.
A mathematician shares some tips on how to avoid four-hour car park grid lock.
Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Two Tesla cars running on autopilot have crashed this year, and one driver was killed. It raises the question of whether the company’s autonomous driving system is safe for our roads.
Freezing might have psychological benefits. Many people who “freeze” report little or no memory of the trauma.
The focus is on reducing the “fatal five” behaviours that cause road trauma: speeding, drink and drug driving, not wearing seatbelts, fatigue and driving while distracted.