In a previous post, I discussed some traffic psychology-related issues that may contribute to the risk pedestrians face while interacting with motor vehicles (read more here). Although similar in terms of vulnerability in the traffic environment, bicyclists and pedestrians are two very distinct groups and should be treated as such in terms of educational outreach, … More Vulnerable Road Users: Bicyclists
The Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) is in the process of obtaining a fully loaded, traffic safety driving simulator! The advanced driving simulator, a full-size, four-door sedan, will have no engine and will be almost fully encircled by three large projection screens, similar to Images 1 and 2 below. Various driving scenarios and environments … More Coming Soon: UConn Traffic Safety Driving Simulator!
Don’t Miss It – Sign Up Today! This is an incredible opportunity to hear from national and regional experts on what is impacting transportation safety. Join us to learn about the exceptional work being done in our region to address these issues and to share your insights and challenges. Visit the 2017 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference … More 2017 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference
The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day, marks the annual ‘100 Deadliest Days of Summer,’ according to many traffic safety reports.1,2,5 USA Today reported that teenage drivers (aged 16 to 19, in particular) are at an increased risk of being involved not only in a crash, but also in a fatal crash during this time period.1 The … More 100 Deadliest Days of Summer