Grant awards worth around $480 million have been announced to fund initiatives aimed at preventing crashes, fatalities, and injuries involving commercial motor vehicles.

Funding awarded to help reduce crashes involving commercial motor vehicles

Grant awards worth around $480 million have been announced to fund initiatives aimed at preventing crashes, fatalities, and injuries involving commercial motor vehicles. The US...
The safety standard – covering vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds - is expected to significantly reduce rear-end and pedestrian crashes and NHTSA projects that the move will save at least 360 lives a year and prevent at least 24,000 injuries annually.

AEB to become standard in cars and light trucks by 2029

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finalized a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard that will make automatic...
The FHWA made the call to coincide with National Work Zone Awareness Week, which ran from April 15-19.

Calls for safer driving to protect road construction workers

As construction season ramps up, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is urging drivers to slow down to help prevent fatalities in areas where work...
The vehicles achieving Euro NCAP’s gold rating were the Citroën Berlingo, the FIAT Doblo, the Opel/Vauxhall Combo and the Peugeot Partner, as well as the Renault Kangoo Van and the Volkswagen Caddy Cargo van. 

Euro NCAP releases first crash avoidance ratings for small panel vans

For the first time, Euro NCAP has released the crash avoidance ratings for eight vans in the small panel van category. The vehicles achieving Euro...
The EU’s external auditors spent almost a year analysing the bloc’s current road safety efforts and visited four EU member states to carry out checks. While commending the EU’s overall strategic approach, they warn that implementation is lacking or non-existent in several key areas.

Additional efforts needed to meet EU targets of halving road deaths...

EU targets of halving road deaths and serious injuries by 2030 are ‘unlikely to be reached without additional efforts’, the European Court of Auditors...
The AIP Foundation has reported on the Commuting Safety for Cambodian Workers (CSCW) program, in partnership with the Prevention and Participation (P&P) program, which concluded field visits last year to highlight the safety measures, policies, and practices that selected factories have made that are improving worker safety.

Transport initiatives making journeys safer for factory workers in Cambodia

Commuter workers from several garment and footwear factories across Cambodia are benefitting from transportation initiatives that make their journeys safer. The AIP Foundation has reported...
Between 1 December 2023 and 11 January 2024, there were 164 road deaths in the Western Cape compared to 131 fatalities during the festive period the previous year.

Rise in deaths on municipal roads in Western Cape

Behaviour on the roads in South Africa is “deeply problematic,” Minister of Mobility of the Western Cape, Ricardo Mackenzie has said after road safety...
The organization said the high cost of replacing and calibrating the sensors that operate the systems created the additional costs but advised drivers to be aware of the repair costs and prioritize repairs when necessary to ensure the systems worked as intended.

Improperly functioning advanced driver assistance systems could result in a deadly...

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), like automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring and lane departure warning, can add up to 37 percent to the...
Now a new fact sheet which looks at these types of collisions with the aim of guiding prevention strategies and helping to make roads safer has been published.

Trends in wildlife-vehicle collisions can guide prevention strategies in Canada

Wildlife-vehicle collisions killed 570 people in Canada during 2000 to 2020. Now a new fact sheet which looks at these types of collisions with the...