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Talking Headways Podcast: Narrow the Lanes!

At 30 to 35 miles per hour, research shows that 12- and 11-feet-wide lanes have significantly higher number of crashes than 10- or nine-feet-wide lanes.

January 4, 2024

Why Public Health Officials Must Play a Central Role in Traffic Safety

A new study proposes public health officials and planners treat traffic violence as an epidemiological problem.

August 29, 2023

Florida Just Sent a Distracted Driver to Jail For 30 Years. Is it Justice?

A possibly record-breaking sentence for a Florida motorist is prompting a conversation about what the consequences might stop the national epidemic of distracted driving β€” and who should receive them

July 19, 2023

Pedestrian Deaths Set a Four-Decade Record in 2022 (Yes, Again)

2021 was the deadliest year on record for U.S. pedestrians since the early 80s β€” until 2022 topped it.

June 22, 2023

Why Regulators Are Ignoring 90% Of β€˜Underride’ Crash Deaths β€” And Not Counting Vulnerable Road Users At All

Every year, hundreds of people die horrific deaths in underride crashes U.S. roads. But a new documentary says regulators aren't counting the vast majority of them β€” or mandating a simple technology to save their lives.

June 15, 2023