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2009-09-18 09:24:42

A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has developed an intelligent surveillance system able to detect aberrant behavior by drivers and people on foot crossing pedestrian crossings and in other urban settings.

2009-01-05 17:50:14

An Alaska non-profit is suggesting methods of protecting moose on roads, including crosswalks with flashing lights and groomed trails to feedlots. The president of the Alaska Moose Federation, Gary Olson, met with state Department of Transportation officials in Fairbanks to discuss methods of keeping moose away from the roads, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Monday. Everybody loves moose and they taste a lot better when they're not marinated with antifreeze, Olson said. One of the...

2008-08-02 12:00:23

By Pat Reavy Deseret News SOUTH SALT LAKE -- In an effort to make motorists more aware of pedestrians and to increase safety for people crossing busy streets, police here Wednesday conducted a special crosswalk-enforcement effort.

2008-07-31 09:00:47

By Pat Reavy Deseret News SOUTH SALT LAKE -- In an effort to make motorists more aware of pedestrians and to increase safety for people crossing busy streets, police here Wednesday conducted a special crosswalk enforcement effort.

2007-01-03 14:54:18

A experimental electronic "crosswalk" designed to keep Arizona's animals and drivers safe will begin operating east of Payson for the first time this month.

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2004-12-01 08:24:34

Equipped with a tiny camera, a high-tech device that recognizes the white stripes of a pedestrian crosswalk and reads traffic lights could tell a blind person when it's safe to cross the street, researchers say.


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