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Wall Street Journal: As Bicycling Gains Popularity, Safety Concerns Rise

By Lucette Lagnado Updated Oct. 11, 2017 11:48 a.m. ET 51 COMMENTS As bike-share programs get new riders on the road and into better shape, some doctors say they are treating far more injuries, including traumatic ones, related to cycling. Cities need to do more to make cyclists and pedestrians safe, the doctors say. In a paper […]
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Some of the best parts of autonomous vehicles are already here

September 19, 2017 11.11pm EDT http://theconversation.com/some-of-the-best-parts-of-autonomous-vehicles-are-already-here-84029 Fully automated cars are still many years away. Amid the government activity and potential for social benefits, it’s important not to lose sight of smaller improvements that could more immediately save lives and reduce injuries and economic costs of highway crashes. Research one of us conducted found that elements of self-driving car systems, such […]
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USDoT and NHTSA Release New Federal Guidance for Automated Driving Systems ADS

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems (ADS):  A Vision for Safety 2.0. NHTSA has said that autonomous drive systems have the potential to reduce the number of accidents and thus save lives as well as economic losses due to these. In the […]
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