Do Rideshare Services Deserve the Credit for Drops in Drunk Driving?

Caterogy: Road

With the introduction of ride-sharing businesses like Uber and Lyft, a reduction in drunk driving incidents has been promoted as a clear benefit. On the surface, the idea makes sense. Uber even partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to raise awareness for the ride-sharing option. In order to determine whether ride-sharing is having its […]

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Disputes for Belt and Road China set up “international courts”

Caterogy: Road

Disputes among companies participating in Belt and Road transportation infrastructure work, China plans to set up an “international court” to to settle the disputes, according to Chinese media. The Global Time newspaper reported if Chinese companies step up investment and business in countries covered by Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,they are facing more foreign-related lawsuits. […]

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A successful launch from Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket

Caterogy: Air traffic, Space

On a afternoon Tuesday above the Florida’s east coast, the world’s most powerful space rocket Falcon Heavy from the company SpaceX was launched into the sky. The beaches was packed by people to witness the spectacular flame-heavy launch. Estimated half-million spectators watched the biggest fireworks show since the retirement of Nasa’s space shuttle fleet in […]

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People in India are changing the cars they buy because the traffic is so bad

Caterogy: Road

India’s huge traffic jams can leave cars running at under 5 kilometers an hour making it faster to walk than drive. Cars that are easier to drive are now pushed to consumers by commutes. More are buying pricier automatic gear cars and moving away from the manual stick that have made cars in India move […]

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Alcohol interlock rehabilitation programme in Austria

Caterogy: Safety

Alcohol interlocks has launched in Austria as a voluntary rehabilitation programme for drink driving offenders. It had good trial runs in 2012 and 2013. If convicted drink drivers wanted to drive, they can enter the scheme, but they need to complete at least half of their driving ban period (subject to a minimum of four […]

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Tesla Semi saves more money than diesels?

Caterogy: Logistics, Road

Elon Musk wants to convince skeptics that an electric truck is worth more to buy than their diesel counterparts. Tesla has said its electric truck will save money over time, but Tesla needs more data and validation to satisfy the sceptic crowd. Analyst Alexander Potter said electric vehicles cost much more to manufacture, but according […]

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The Cost of Traffic Jams – INFOGRAPHIC

Caterogy: Infrastructure, Road

Source: nationwide.com

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Today’s Hybrid Cars: All Grown Up and Ready to Ride

Caterogy: Cars, Road

The ever-rising coast of gasoline might be getting you thinking about trading in your SUV for a hybrid car. If it’s style you’re looking for, as well as fuel economy, your options have been limited since the unveiling of the original hybrids. Green Car Design recently featured some of the most glamorous and stunning energy-efficient […]

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5 simple ways to do your part to reduce traffic

Caterogy: Cars, Road

Nobody likes sitting in traffic. We try to find the best ways to avoid it so that we don’t become late to work, miss social events, or become stressed. Also, traffic congestion produces air pollution that negatively affects the environment as it creates serious breathing problems in young children and the elderly. Not to mention, […]

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WHO road safety posters

Caterogy: Road, Safety

In order to promote road safety with action on helmets, drink-driving, speeding, seat-belts and visibility World Health Organization (WHO) created series of five posters. This campaign targeted young people because 40% of all traffic deaths occur among people aged 0-25.  This is a list of WHO posters on road safety and slogans used in this […]

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