Virtual Test Dummies Improve Crash Safety Studies

The same technology that is used for scanning and modeling human forms for use in computer gaming is now being used to create vitrual test dummies for simulated crash testing analysis. The benefits include the ability to test with a wider array of human shapes and sizes, cheaper non-destructive testing, both allowing for a wider [...]

Virtual Test Dummies Improve Crash Safety Studies 2017-10-31T21:05:04+00:00

Despite U.S. Traffic Deaths up 13.5 Percent in 2012 – Safety Programs are Being Cut

A recent Traffic Safety Facts summary report from the NHTSA [pdf] anticipates the increase crash severity rate for 2012 may be the highest since 1979. A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for the first quarter of 2012 shows that an estimated 7,630 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. This represents a significant increase of [...]

Despite U.S. Traffic Deaths up 13.5 Percent in 2012 – Safety Programs are Being Cut 2017-10-31T21:05:04+00:00

What Does CSA Look Like From Your Insurance Company’s Perspective? (Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szq5ONFzs0Y?rel=0&w=460&h=259 This presentation was recorded live at the Truckload Carriers Association's annual convention on 3/16/11 [San Diego, CA]. Mike Natalizio, President and CEO of HNI addresses the impact CSA will have on obtaining insurance and your insurability in this informative 13 minute video. He also shares a unique perspective on how he sees motor carriers [...]

What Does CSA Look Like From Your Insurance Company’s Perspective? (Video) 2017-10-31T21:05:04+00:00

Reducing the “Dilemma Zone” Situation at Intersections

New traffic light technology displayed at 117th annual International Municipal Signal Association earlier this month in Orlando promises to help drivers avoid the panic-inducing "dilemma zone", caused when the traffic light has turned yellow, and the driver must decide to either slam on their brakes and risk a rear-end collision, or run a red-light. The [...]

Reducing the “Dilemma Zone” Situation at Intersections 2017-10-31T21:05:04+00:00