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!”
Whenever a forensic crash investigation has not been completed — something which typically takes many days — it is very unwise for anyone at a crash scene to speculate about the cause of the incident. It is not rare for things that look obvious to prove entirely inaccurate.Continue reading “The U.S. Media Needs to Follow Guidelines for Highway Safety Issues and Road Crash Reports”
Find out which advice you’ve been given is either inaccurate or even potentially dangerous, and why!
Here are ten questions which we hope that American drivers and any people involved in any aspect of U.S. highway safety will participate in. We are looking to see how many have been given the safest advice and how common any inaccurate beliefs may be.
It is both a sad and dangerous fact that the majority of people who use roads — and who doesn’t? — very mistakenly assume that they know a lot about road safety. However, taken overall, it is a very complex subject about which only a very few top experts even come close to knowing it ‘all’.
Out of more than 140 attending nations, only the USA has refused to sign up to a new declaration on road safety. The so-called Stockholm Declaration was issued at the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, held in Stockholm, Sweden, February 19–20, 2020.
Our own response to this is shown below.Continue reading “USA is the Only Nation to Not Sign Global Declaration on Preventing Road Deaths”
— Traffic fatalities are among the leading causes of death of 15–29 year olds.
— Study examines consequences of Uber’s rollout in Great Britain for road accidents.
— Uber associated with a 9% decline in serious road accident injuries.
— Slight injuries declined outside of London with Uber, but increased within London.
— No effect of Uber on traffic fatalities.Continue reading “Research: The implications of ridehailing for risky driving and road accident injuries and fatalities”
Recently released numbers from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles illustrate how dangerous Florida roads can be for bicyclists…
Did you know that over a million people have been killed on America’s roads in just the last 26 years?
Just yesterday, we posted excerpts and our comments regarding the Road Safety Annual Report 2019, and America’s poor performance by comparison with the vast majority of other developed nations.
It has long been known that one of the key features in highway safety is the overall attitude of the people in the region or country concerned — the ‘road safety culture’.
Continue reading “Better US Road Safety Culture may be as Important as Vision Zero”
It is a sad and frankly reprehensible fact that American people are led to believe that the USA performs to a high standard in road safety when the opposite is actually the truth.