A massive coalition of advocates is calling on the federal Department of Transportation to make sure a historic fund that could tear down harmful urban highways across America isn't used to expand or maintain them instead.
A vehicle automation company known for prioritizing the concerns of vulnerable road users more than others in the industry is closing — and it's sparking new questions about whether the companies that remain can afford to put safety first.
A top safety organization is recommending that parents put their teen drivers in larger cars that are safer for occupants but more lethal for pedestrians and cyclists — raising the issue of why we are enlisting children in the SUV arms race rather than making cars smaller and safer for everyone.
Driver aggression is far from the only reason why people don't ride bikes, a new report finds — and if they paid more attention, policymakers could seize the opportunity to systemically address the most frequently ignored "personal" barriers to traveling on two wheels.
The automatic emergency braking systems that will soon come standard on nearly all new cars don't reliably prevent crashes at the high speeds at which the overwhelming majority of roadway deaths occur, a new study finds.