NMA Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for May 18, 2017

NMA Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for May 18, 2017

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future Weekly Roundup: In this week’s roundup: –Waymo/Uber dispute goes to trial— –GA now allows AV testing— –So does NY— –Can a few AV improve traffic flow?–   Mobility Industry News Lyft Teams with Google’s Waymo In Hopes of Driving Uber Under In the ongoing war between Uber and Lyft […]

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]

Desperate Solutions to Made Up Problems

Desperate Solutions to Made Up Problems

Desperation brings out the worst in people — including engineers. But then, you can’t really fault them. The government issues its edicts — which aren’t suggestions — and it is the job of the engineers to figure out ways to comply with the edicts. Hence, the becoming commonplace use of turbochargers and direct injection. Neither […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 15, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 15, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –OH Lawmaker challenges RLC use– –IA Court Rejects another IIHS witness– –TX Cops Get OT for testifying against RLC– Friday, May 12, 2017 Incoming French President To Continue Anti-Motorist Policies When Jean-Marie Le Pen appeared as the National Front’s candidate for president of France ten years ago, he pledged to […]

Intelligent Intersections with no Left Turns

Intelligent Intersections with no Left Turns

The NMA Foundation presents the Car of the Future weekly feature: When you think about autonomous vehicles, you generally think about the car itself.  You don’t normally think about the street environment the car will drive in. Autonomous vehicles though will also be connected vehicles—connected to other cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, and to all kinds of street furniture. […]