Florida: ‘Big brother’ in Coral Gables? Police capture data that says a lot about people’s lives

The license plate reader system allows police to know when a vehicle enters the city, when it leaves and if it goes through any major town centers…

Maine DOT unveils winners of highway message board contest

Three months ago, the department decided to crowd-source new safety messages to display on digital message boards set up alongside the state’s major highways. Signs have received attention in Maine and other states for tongue-in-cheek quips about speeding, winter weather and distracted driving…

Traffic Deaths in US Decrease So Far in 2018, Put Down Your Phone When Driving

After the first trimester of 2018, we can see that the statistics are better when compared to last year. According to the early estimates of motor vehicle traffic fatalities, the first part of 2018 shows a decrease of almost 2% as opposed to the same period of time in 2017…

Every Future Ford SUV Will Have A Hybrid Powertrain Option

Hybrid powertrains are becoming increasingly prevalent in Ford’s lineup. It’s already been confirmed that popular models such as the Escape, Explorer, Mustang, F-150, and the forthcoming reborn Bronco will get hybrid options, and now the automaker has announced there will be a hybrid option on “every new Ford SUV introduced.” Ford’s hybridization strategy will come into effect “in the next few years,” but this effectively means that most new models will be offered with a hybrid powertrain since Ford will no longer be selling sedans or small cars by 2022…

Senators Markey, Blumenthal Begin Investigation Into Safety Protocol for Driverless Car Testing On …

In February, a self-driving Uber test vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. This week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its initial findings, which has raised many questions about the processes that self-driving car makers have in place to guard public safety when testing their vehicles on public roads. Earlier this week, Senators Edward J. Markey and Richard Blumenthal wrote to major autonomous carmakers, asking them to explain in detail the safety measures they take while test-driving their vehicles…