Traffic Safety

Traffic safety is paramount to every road, bridge and transit-based project and planning measure. In this channel, overall safety, work-zone safety, the safe implementation of technology and more are covered in feature articles, regular news, commentary and product information.

News | January 13,2017

Both states are using a network of road sensors to keep drivers safe during winter conditions

News | December 30,2016

The state would effectively require hands-free navigation and communication

News | December 30,2016

The traffic app will offer the agency data on speed and congestion

News | December 27,2016

The traffic safety program is a coordinated effort between multiple agencies to reduce crashes and improve crash responses

News | December 22,2016

The transportation company’s response surprised few in the industry, given the company's history of challenging restrictions

News | December 19,2016

The result of a shift in policy, rock salt will augment state’s regular deicing protocols in certain areas

News | December 19,2016

Auto-vehicle location devices gather data from other sensors to aid agency in winter storm planning

News | December 09,2016

Covering the period 2005-2015, the study used NHTSA’s fatal accident reporting system to cull data

News | November 23,2016

At least 144 guardrails could malfunction if hit by vehicle

News | November 22,2016

Lives saved by safety belts estimated at nearly 345,000 since 1975

News | November 18,2016

The agency earned both the Francois Award and the President’s Award from AASHTO

News | November 14,2016

Directional arrows and reflectors will be placed at the I-25/U.S. 285 interchange near Eldorado, N.M.

News | October 13,2016

The project is a first for the state

News | October 11,2016

The agency will partner with mapping service Here on the 30-mile stretch

Feature | Tim Bruns | October 07,2016

TxDOT research team tests Vision Zero collision avoidance system

News | October 07,2016

Authorities cancelled rail operations and reversed highway traffic due to the forecast for Thursday and Friday

News | October 06,2016

The NHTSA and other agencies committed to eliminating traffic deaths within 30 years

News | October 05,2016

The agency has announced substantial completion of the project

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