Monthly Archives: July 2021

Evidence Mounts for Effectiveness of Rear Autobrake

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Front automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems have greater potential to save lives, but rear AEB is saving drivers the hassle and expense of many a fender bender, an updated analysis from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows. Rear AEB was the standout feature…
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2021 Virginia Highway Safety Virtual Summit

The Department of Motor Vehicles will host its annual Highway Safety Summit virtually through a series of webinars July 13-14 & 20-21, 2021. The theme is "2021: Moving Forward Together." The virtual summit will feature sessions on current highway safety issues to continue our efforts to decrease the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities on…
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HRTPO Board Approves CMAQ and RSTP Projects and Allocations

The HRTPO is directly responsible for project selection and awarding of funds under two federal funding programs, namely, the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) and the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP). CMAQ project types include planned improvements to address congestion, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian, and freight. RSTP may be used to…
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