Latest Traffic signs Stories

2012-03-15 12:27:27

Hundreds of lives are being lost each year in the United States because of mistakes made in what engineers call the “dilemma zone” — that area before a stoplight intersection where the traffic light turns yellow and the driver isn´t sure whether to stop or go ahead. New research at Oregon State University will help to more precisely identify that danger zone. Traffic engineers can then use than information, along with advanced technology that can monitor the speed...

2010-06-22 09:00:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the Police Security Expo -- All Traffic Solutions, the leader in providing solutions to improve traffic safety outcomes, today unveiled the next-generation of traffic safety signs - web-based "smart signs" that provide law enforcement departments with the tools to capture and report on key traffic data. Attendees of the Policy Security Expo, an annual event showcasing the latest products and technology for use by law...

2010-06-09 07:35:00

Transportation engineering PhD student Zhixia Li was attracted to the University of Cincinnati because of the real-world education and experience the university provides. In return, he's headed a real-world project that every driver can relate to. It's a project on which he has presented and published nationally, and it looks at what he calls the "yellow light dilemma." Are you, as a driver, more likely to stop or to speed through a yellow light? Here's what he found when conducting research,...

2010-04-29 09:00:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- All Traffic Solutions, the leader in solutions for traffic safety outcomes, awarded the Fort Myers Police Department (FMPD) in Fort Myers, FL with a Traffic Safety Grant. The department presented compelling information on its traffic safety needs in and around its schools, a situation compounded each year by the influx of "snowbirds," or temporary residents coming to Florida for the winter. The outstanding grant application submitted by FMPD...

2010-03-11 19:28:00

National Roadway Safety Association Adds, "Safer Roads Save Lives" FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) applauds the U.S. Department of Transportation's recent announcement that the number of United States traffic fatalities reported for 2009 has reached the lowest level since 1954 -- a decline for the 15th consecutive quarter. The 2009 data places the highway fatality statistic at 33,963 - a drop of 8.9 percent...

2010-03-09 12:00:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- All Traffic Solutions, the leader in solutions for traffic safety outcomes, recently had the honor of awarding Eustace Independent School District in Eustace, TX with a radar speed display sign. The school district participated in a national competition sponsored by All Traffic Solutions and was one of two schools to be selected to receive a radar speed display. School officials, the mayor and members of the police department gathered on...

2010-01-06 23:01:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic information and navigation services, is announcing ground-breaking new technology that significantly improves the accuracy of real-time traffic information as the company introduces coverage for arterials, city streets and secondary roads nationwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) Expanding its highly accurate real-time...

Latest Traffic signs Reference Libraries

2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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