Tag Archives: Road transport

17Feb/17

Dutch town installs special pavement lights for smartphone addicts

Dutch town installs special pavement lights to prevent traffic accidents caused by people looking too closely at their smartphones.

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13Jan/17

Flashing the peace sign could get your identity stolen, Japanese researcher says

Japanese scientists are warning people their identities could be stolen simply by flashing the peace sign for a photograph.
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22Jan/16

Washington declares state of emergency, braces for ‘historic’ snowfall

D.C. struggles with first test of weather preparedness, failing to treat roads early enough and causing major traffic jams ahead of a massive storm.

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05Jan/16

Lyft’s vision for an on-demand network of self-driving cars will mean fewer cars on the road

Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
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20Jul/15

Google self-driving car was rear-ended early July, causing injuries

A Google self-driving vehicle was involved in another rear-end collision, bringing the accident count to 14 since 2009.

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23Mar/15

Self-driving car to begin coast-to-coast road trip

USA (Next Media) – Delphi Automotive hopes their self-driving car will travel across the country on Sunday. The Audi SQ5 will travel 3,500 miles from San Francisco, California to New York City, New York. It is the first coast-to-coast trip by an autonomous vehicle, and arguably the longest automated drive ever attempted.
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15Mar/15

Qatar event aims to cut traffic deaths

Qatar holds a week of traffic-awareness activities in a bid to reduce the number of road fatalities in the emirate.
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