Robert Wunderlich, P.E., ITE Fellow and Director of the Center for Transportation Safety at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, discusses the Safe System approach to reducing serious injuries and fatalities on roadways. He highlights the various aspects of the Safe System, including roadway design that reduces user error and lowers impact forces, and explains what transportation professionals can do to help implement a Safe System … [Read more...] about The Safe System Approach with Robert Wunderlich, P.E.
It’s that time of year again for holiday parties and family dinners. It also means driving to and from different places. Robert Wunderlich, director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) Center for Transportation Safety, sends these safety tips to you as you make travel plans this holiday season. Wear seatbelts — every trip, every person. Nearly half the people who die in Texas motor vehicle crashes are unbelted. Remind your … [Read more...] about Follow These Safety Tips as You Make Christmas and New Year’s Day Plans This Year
May 6 marks the start of the Fifth United Nations (UN) Global Road Safety Week. The week is recognized biannually and emphasizes themes around road safety. This year's theme is Leadership and has the goal of inspiring both the general public and stakeholders in leadership positions to take action in promoting road safety initiatives. The World Health Organization estimates that 1.35 million road traffic deaths occur each year, with more than … [Read more...] about It’s Global Road Safety Week 2019!