Some footage that recently surfaced from a bizarre traffic incident in North Carolina raises all sorts of safety concerns. Take a look at the 40-second clip to add to the 3.5 million views and see what everyone is talking about.
for: ‘May, 2011’
The organization committed to keeping us safe on the roads since 1970 plans to concentrate its efforts on prevention for the next two years.
President Barack Obama has named 20 Champions of Change in the field of transporation as part of his Winning the Future Across America program. The initiative recognizes leders who “Innovate, Educate and Build” in their chosen field.
According to the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Childen’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 681,000 people were involved in crashes with teen drivers in 2008. Today, the California Highway Patrol is doing its part to curb those statistics.
The U.S. Justice Department is not coming right out and saying how a rare Ferrari was totaled while in its care. A judge will hear the case on June 13th, and only then will it begin to be determined who might end up paying the $750,000 being demanded by the vehicle’s original owner.
Distracted driving is no laughing matter, but a New York teen is proving that humor can be an effective tool in raising awareness. On May 10, the National Road Safety Foundation named Lauren Daniels, 15, the winner of its Drive2Life PSA Competition.
This week, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) named New Mexico among its “top tier” states, based on a study of semi crashes. The improvement is in line with a larger trend that shows better safety performance among semis nationwide.
It’s no surprise that rising gas prices have some drivers skirting the law to avoid paying, as we continue to see stories like this one pop up across the country. If pump-and-run incidents continue to soar, gas station owners may need to take a page out of the book of John Shearer–owner of a Napa Auto Parts store in Kenova, West Virginia.