Crash cushions play a vital role in enhancing road safety by minimizing the impact forces and reducing the severity of collisions. These devices act as protective barriers as they absorb and redirect the energy generated during a crash, thus protecting motorists and preventing potential fatalities or severe injuries. Explore with us as we discuss the […]
Traffic cones are essential markers for road safety. They guide traffic, indicate hazards, and delineate work zones. While they may appear uniform, there are various types of traffic cones designed for specific needs. Understanding the types is crucial for effective traffic control and ensuring safety. We will explore seven of the most common types of
Road barriers and barricades are a critical part of road safety and traffic management. They help prevent accidents, direct traffic, and ensure drivers, construction workers, and pedestrians are safe. With a variety of traffic barriers available, it’s essential to understand the different types, their features, their specific purposes, and situations where they would be needed.
Over 200 million cars are registered and driven in the US. With so many vehicles, Americans must operate and direct these four thousand-pound machines as safely and smoothly as possible. With 50 different state departments of transportation, over 67 million Americans speaking a language other than English, and many different vehicle makes and models, standardized
Bicycles are great for leisure activities and short-range commuting, but they aren’t without risk. According to the CDC, bike accidents result in nearly 1,000 fatalities and 130,000 injuries annually and roughly $23 billion lost in health care expenses, lost work productivity, and lost life quality. Local leaders can take action to minimize the risk of
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated nearly 43,000 traffic fatalities in the U.S. in 2021, the highest number of deaths since 2005. Each number represents a life lost and a family left grieving a loved one. Traffic safety affects everyone, and governments continue to focus on decreasing deaths and serious injuries across the country.
Road safety affects everyone from road trip junkies to conservative commuters. Over the past few years, the concern for driver safety has risen. Despite fewer vehicle miles traveled during the COVID-19 pandemic, there were 38,824 traffic fatalities in 2020—the highest number since 2007. Now, as businesses and travel destinations have reopened, organizations focus on traffic
Numbers can help us understand why accidents occur and how we can protect ourselves, our families, and other drivers. This article will focus specifically on Nevada road safety stats, facts, and tips so you can better understand how to safely navigate the roads.
Colorado drivers were involved in 92,901 crashes in 2021 alone. How can drivers decrease the risk of accidents? Learn more about Colorado road safety here.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there were 38,824 traffic fatalities in the U.S.—the highest number since 2007—despite a significant decrease in vehicle miles traveled compared to the year before. The following year didn’t show any improvement in vehicle safety. The National Highway Traffic Administration’s projected 2021 statistics show that an estimated