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July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016

Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road Rage

July 14, 2016 — Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. ... read more

Study Links Recession Recovery, Increase in Commercial Truck Fatalities

July 11, 2016 — New research findings reveal unexpected health consequences of economic recovery on fatalities involving large, commercial vehicles. Research has shown that when the economy improves, motor vehicle ... read more

July 6, 2016 — There's a lot more we could be doing to combat urban sprawl -- and European countries are leading the way, say ... read more

New Study Compares Transportation Energy Efficiency of Local and Conventional Food

June 30, 2016 — A marketing specialist has compared the transportation efficiencies of the conventional and local fruit and vegetable transportation networks in the Knoxville-area surrounding the University's ... read more

Mapping the Subway's Microbiome

June 21, 2016 — Researchers aims to map the microbiome of public transit systems in 54 cities worldwide, including New York, Hong Kong, Paris or ... read more

June 13, 2016 — Fatal bicycle and pedestrian crashes are on the rise in Wisconsin, where an urban planning professor has created a list of policy recommendations and urban design solutions to make the state's ... read more

How 4-D Simulation Can Help Construction Projects Come in on Time, Budget

June 7, 2016 — Researchers have developed an advanced technique to avoid costly delays often associated with massive public transportation infrastructure ... read more

Making Airport Surface Traffic More Efficient

June 7, 2016 — Many major European airports are unable to expand. This means that aircraft departures, arrivals and surface traffic movements will have to be sped up. A new system designed to make surface movements ... read more

Top Driving Distractions for Teens as '100 Deadliest Days' Begin

June 1, 2016 — New research looks into the causes of teen crashes. Phase II of the report examines teen crash videos to determine trends in driver distraction. The results show that teens increasingly text and ... read more

Analysis of Electric Vehicles to Optimize the in And out-of-Car Experience

May 6, 2016 — An international research team has been working to acquire, pool and develop knowledge on various aspects of electric and hybrid vehicles, such as vehicle dynamics, drivability, and noise, vibration ... read more

Car Crashes: Predicting High Risk Locations

May 3, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new blackspot identification method that offers an unbiased prediction of crash counts and allows a more accurate way to identify high-risk crash sites. The blackspot ... read more

Exempt from Passenger Restraint Laws, Taxis Pose Risky Rides for Small Children

Apr. 30, 2016 — The vast majority of small children riding in taxis are not restrained in car safety seats, according to new research, even though there are tens of thousands of motor vehicle collisions involving ... read more

Researchers Find a Fast Road out of Poverty

Apr. 19, 2016 — New research has measured the 'wealth effect' of upgrading the infrastructure in poorer sections of cities. Revamps, such as surfacing roads and joining them to the city grid, dramatically ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — Cars, fire trucks and traffic signals are connected on live streets in an Arizona community, where engineering researchers are fine-tuning their technology and demonstrating its power to save lives ... read more

Autonomous Vehicles Cannot Be Test-Driven Enough Miles to Demonstrate Their Safety

Apr. 12, 2016 — Autonomous vehicles would have to be driven hundreds of millions of miles and, under some scenarios, hundreds of billions of miles to create enough data to clearly demonstrate their safety, according ... read more

Respirator Mask Reduces Effects of Pollution on the Heart

Apr. 6, 2016 — The use of a respiratory filter mask helps minimize the impact of pollution on people with heart failure during rush-hour traffic in big cities, shows a new ... read more

Is HUD Housing Affordable? New Study Says Not When You Factor in Costs to Commute

Mar. 29, 2016 — Where to live can be a dilemma for many Americans. Do you pay more for housing located near work and other destinations or do you pay less for housing that requires extensive driving? What about ... read more

Mar. 28, 2016 — The popular notion that millennials are choosing not drive may be oversimplified, a new report suggests. In a suburban community with low density and no public transportation, teens obtained their ... read more

Affordable Housing Not So Affordable When Transportation Costs Soar

Mar. 21, 2016 — A new report assesses the affordability of US Department of Housing and Urban Development rental assistance properties from the perspective of transportation ... read more

Crash Risk Soars Among Truck Drivers Who Fail to Adhere to Sleep Apnea Treatment

Mar. 21, 2016 — The largest study of obstructive sleep apnea and crash risk among CMV drivers involved 1,613 truck drivers with sleep apnea and an equal number of controls. The rate of preventable crashes was 5 ... read more

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