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Lawmakers and courts in Ghana must strengthen protections for drivers of ride hailing companies
Fatal road injuries are among the top 10 causes of death in Ghana.
Drivers claim that algorithms are skewed against them on ride-hailing platforms.
In general, most people drive more safely when it rains. However, some underestimate the danger, which can increase risk.
Our findings suggest many people believe they are regularly exposed to pro-speeding content online or via friends, and this might increase their risk of speeding in the real world.
Our results suggest police location groups and pages on Facebook are helping drivers avoid detection for drug driving - with potentially fatal consequences.
Current methods of road carnage prevention in Ghana have proved unsuccessful .
Driver’s license suspensions increase the probability that Black – but not white – drivers incur more traffic tickets, even after the debt is paid, research shows.
Passing distance laws do change driver behaviour. But new research suggests not all the changes are positive.
Despite a decrease in traffic during the pandemic, single-vehicle car crashes increased.
As the recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests have shown many people, racial bias, prejudice and discrimination very much still exist, but have become increasingly subtle and complex.
Uber drivers are back in court for a final showdown with the American company.
Drivers and cyclists develop distinct identities of themselves and others in ways that mirror the formation of ethnic identities. And on-road segregation runs the risk of reinforcing this process.
Trials of the program found about 5% of offending drivers used their mobile phone with both hands, while the vehicle was moving.
Scenarios based on a survey of Adelaide commuters and analyses of traffic flows show it’s possible the congestion could get worse in the transition to driverless vehicles.
When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
This is just one example of how being ‘different’ can lead to being treated differently.
Australia has had an 80% increase in cyclist deaths in 2017-18. With drivers at fault in most collisions, their attitude and behaviour should be the main targets for change.
Autonomous cars need to learn how to drive just like people do: with real-world practice on public roads. It’s key to safety, and to public confidence in the new technologies.