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Your best defense against crashing with a deer, is to control your speed, stay alert, watch for deer crossing signs, and avoid distractions. Learn when you are most likely to encounter deer on the road and what to do if a crash with a deer becomes inevitable.[Read more...]
The number of traffic deaths in Pennsylvania totaled 1,195 last year (2014). This is lowest number since 1928, when record keeping began. While fatalities dropped in many types of crashes, there were significant drops in crashes involving unbuckled drivers/passengers and drinking-driver-related crashes. Fatalities where safety belts were not used dropped from 425 to 383. Deaths in drinking-driver related crashes declined to from 342 to 294.[Read more...]
As of November 7, 2014, the speed limit on all New York City streets is now reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph unless otherwise posted. More than 3,000 30 mph signs have been replaced by new 25 mph signs around the city. Ever since taking office, Bill de Blasio has argued that forcing motorists to slow down, even slightly, could save the lives of pedestrians. It is only five miles an hour less than the current limit, but de Blasio is convinced that the simple change will have an important effect.[Read more...]
Detecting and localizing a car varies significantly by age. Children as young as 6 and 7 years old lack the perceptual skills of even slightly older children to interpret important cues.[Read more...]