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Category: Safety

Insurance Giant Tackles Distracted Driving with Every Second Matters Campaign

Insurance Giant Tackles Distracted Driving with Every Second Matters Campaign

| November 7, 2017

The Travelers Companies, has launched its Every Second Matters national initiative targeting the distracted driving problem. “We see the human costs of distracted driving every day from collisions that could have been avoided if the driver had been paying attention to the road,” said Michael Klein, Executive Vice President and President of Personal Insurance at […]

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Mitsubishi Introduces Signaling System to Indicate Vehicle Movement

Mitsubishi Introduces Signaling System to Indicate Vehicle Movement

| November 3, 2017

Mitsubishi Electric, a leading manufacturer of in-vehicle entertainment, navigation systems, and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) technologies, announced that its Safe and Secure Lighting system, which is currently in development, uses road-surface projections and car-body displays to alert pedestrians, cyclists, and other vehicles about impending car movements. The company expects to deliver the system for installation […]

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Trafficware and Commsignia Partner on Traffic Intersection Connectivity

Trafficware and Commsignia Partner on Traffic Intersection Connectivity

| October 31, 2017

Trafficware and Commsignia have begun joint implementation of V2X DSRC communication technology integrated with Trafficware’s suite of smart traffic signal technology for the growing number of Smart City and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) applications. Marrying Commsignia’s vehicle to everything (V2X) communication software, onboard (OBU) and roadside units (RSU) with live data from traffic signals allows transportation agencies […]

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Volvo Trucks Targets Zero Traffic Accidents

Volvo Trucks Targets Zero Traffic Accidents

| October 26, 2017

Recognizing that nearly nine in ten accidents caused by poor human decision-making,Volvo is advancing a vision in which virtually all traffic accidents are eliminated. Here’s what the company had to say: “Each year more than 1.2 million people per year killed on roads around the world, and we must change the world,” said Carl Johan […]

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New Way for Fleets to Identify High-Risk Driving Behaviors

New Way for Fleets to Identify High-Risk Driving Behaviors

| October 24, 2017

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, has introduced SmartDrive SmartSense, a new line of intelligent driver-assist sensors designed to identify the most dangerous driving risks and intervene with drivers before a catastrophic event occurs. By combining purpose-built sensors with engine computer data, telematics, accelerometer and SmartDrive analytic data, the company has […]

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Ryder Adds DriveCam Technology, Cuts Collision Risk for Added Safety

Ryder Adds DriveCam Technology, Cuts Collision Risk for Added Safety

| October 22, 2017

Ryder System, a leader in commercial fleet management, transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced that it is utilitizing DriveCam, in 4,400 Ryder vehicles supporting its Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) and Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) business divisions. The DriveCam approach, from Lytx addresses safety by combining data and video analytics with real-time driver feedback and coaching, resulting in reductions […]

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