Very recently, the vast majority of the information in U.S. state drivers’ manuals was not only inadequate in it’s quantity, but ridiculously, a lot of it was so bad that it was dangerous. More recently, however, the standard has started to improve and farther down this article we will tell you how and why.Continue reading “State Drivers Manuals still can’t be trusted in the USA – but they ARE improving!”
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When Road Safety USA was established as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 2019, one of our key goals from the outset was to work to reduce the astonishing number of failures in the official advice that is given to drivers and other road users in the USA.Continue reading “Far Too Many Harmful Errors and Omissions in US Road Safety Advice… even from the Government!”
Many people think multi-colored crosswalks are cute. The Federal Highways Administration [FHWA] on the other hand, thinks that colorful pavement markings can obscure or perhaps distract from other essential safety markings.
I write this as a retired traffic patrol police officer, and believe me, at the scenes of serious-injury or fatal road crashes I have heard some stunningly pathetic excuses from drivers about why they weren’t paying attention when they hit someone else.