Together, three recent events mark a crucial turning point in the development of autonomous cars: They are both safer and more advanced than ever before.
Along with an increase in demand, NHS ambulance services are seeing a growth in patient safety incidents.
The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
As self-driving cars proliferate, we need a system to handle difficult situations.
Modern life is stressful – here's how to make your local neighbourhood a haven.
Investigations into the tragic accident which left four people dead at an amusement park could lead to changes in the safety regulations.
How can companies brought low by scandal or failure remember the lessons they should be learning?
There is a way to improve safety across a rapidly evolving range of advanced mobility technologies and vehicles. The answer is connectivity.
The movie Sully, out today, tells the story of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger who landed an Airbus A320-214 in New York's Hudson River. To accident experts, this was no crash landing.
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.
Knowing how rip currents form and how to spot them could save your life.
Weighing up the costs and benefits in a dangerous world.
As automobile technology advanced, so did our safety measures. UC Denver and MIT sociologists explain how to do the same with guns.
Why it is so difficult to find planes in water, even ones of vastly different sizes.
In Australia, estimates suggest undesired harmful effects from medication or other intervention such as surgery occur in around 17% of hospital admissions. But blaming the doctors won't help.
Long awaited changes to the regulations on some drone flights in Australia are set to give the industry a shake up.
There is substantial variation in the safety and quality of care provided in Australian hospitals. The data can tell us why.
Seven babies died unnecessarily at Bacchus Marsh hospital between 2013 and 2014. The My Hospitals website and other reporting mechanisms gave no sign of any problems.
Air accident investigations are meticulous, thorough, and are the reason air travel is as safe as it is.
It's a year since the tragic death of two Australian jockeys and the sport has claimed two more lives since then. So what is being done to imprve safety in horse racing?