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Why 'Safe Roads' Are Often Anything BUT Safe, Except For Cars

Why 'Safe Roads' Are Often Anything BUT Safe, Except For Cars

The great freeway battles of the Sixties and Seventies are over. It's safe to say few new freeways will be punched through existing neighborhoods. But transportation engineers are still busily at work updating and improving existing roads, generally by widening them, adding lanes, smoothing curves... read more

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Alleged traffic violators posted to a Facebook page for the New Delhi police

You Thought Traffic Cams Were Bad? In India, Cops Use Facebook

Over the past few years, we've seen traffic cameras deployed in a growing number of cities across the U.S. (We wouldn't be surprised if the trend were tied to our struggling... read more August 3, 2010 by  1


 
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Video: Waze App For Mobile Phones Crowdsources Your Commute

How should you get to work today? Let us count the ways -- via the Waze app for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, and (now in beta) Blackberry. Waze is one in an increasingly... read more July 9, 2010 by 


 
Intellidrive

Car Talk: Texas, IBM To Test Cars That Keep Tabs On One Another

A big part of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood's job is making America's roadways safer. Over the past year or so, he's devoted much time and energy to fighting... read more May 6, 2010 by 


 
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Bipartisan Survey: Most Americans Want More Transit Options

We spend a lot of time and effort helping guide you through the car-shopping process and helping you to answer questions like: Should I get a 2010 Honda Fit or hold out for... read more April 1, 2010 by  2


 
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Stop-Sign Solution Could Save Drivers Time And Money

Either on your daily commute or out on a Saturday drive, it's likely you have to make numerous unnecessary stops at T-type intersections. And for those where sight lines are... read more March 22, 2010 by  9


 
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U.S. Traffic Fatalities Hit Historic Lows

Good news this morning from the U.S. Department of Transportation: traffic fatalities have been on the decline for nearly four years running, and the number of people killed... read more March 11, 2010 by  2


 
Alpine Blackbird Portable Navigation System

Walmart, Starbucks Most Popular Nav-System Destinations

When in unfamiliar areas, drivers like finding pizza, Starbucks, and Walmart, and drivers in sprawling Phoenix are much more likely than those elsewhere to go out of their... read more March 11, 2010 by 


 
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IBM Is Working To Make Your Drive Faster & More Personalized

Traffic congestion isn't just annoying, it's wasteful. Every year, American drivers fritter away nearly a week of their lives and 26 gallons of gas while stuck on crowded... read more February 25, 2010 by  3


 
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In Georgia, Keep To The Right Or You'll Have To Pay?

When you learned to drive, were you taught to keep to the right unless passing? The answer is probably yes, but it's not likely that you've ever seen it enforced. In Georgia... read more February 17, 2010 by  2


 
Eko light concept by Serbian designer Damjan Stankovic

Traffic Light Countdown Display Could Ease Anxiety. Or Not.

Drivers in urban areas have developed countless ways to cope with red light anxiety -- that frustration that stems from not knowing when that pesky traffic light dangling... read more December 18, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Ford Flex

Lincoln MKS, Ford Flex Are Tops In Nav-System Satisfaction

Happy with your nav system? So are a lot of Lincoln MKS and Ford Flex owners. The Clarion-supplied navigation systems in those vehicles have the most satisfied customers... read more December 1, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT

New Mitsubishi Nav System Includes Free Traffic Service

Punch your destination into the navigation system in a new vehicle—especially a luxury-brand model—and you’re likely to get more than just driving directions. Many of... read more November 19, 2009 by  7


 
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BMW Pushing For Smart Traffic Lights To Aid Fuel Efficiency

Creeping along from red light to red light on your way from a major sports event or concert, or stopped by every red light on the way home late at night, on empty roads... read more November 12, 2009 by  4


 
Tutorial for the Aha Mobile iPhone app

Today In Tech: The Aha Mobile App For iPhone

First, the good news: technologically speaking, the Aha Mobile traffic app is at the front of the pack. It pairs the iPhone's built-in geolocation capabilities with data from... read more November 12, 2009 by 


 
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Traffic Fatalities Continue To Drop To Record Lows

We have some good news. The federal government has released an early estimate of traffic fatalities for the first half of this year, and the results are positive, with... read more November 5, 2009 by 


 
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