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Here’s a Radical New Way To Cut Car Insurance Claims: Make The Damn Roads Safer

Reducing speeds doesn't just save lives — it also saves dollars.

June 13, 2024

Study: When Speed Limits Rise on Interstates, So Do Crash Hot Spots on Nearby Roads

Rising interstate speeds don't just make roads deadlier for people who drive on them — and local decision makers need to be prepared.

April 25, 2024

Talking Headways Podcast: Narrow the Lanes!

At 30 to 35 miles per hour, research shows that 12- and 11-feet-wide lanes have significantly higher number of crashes than 10- or nine-feet-wide lanes.

January 4, 2024

Why So Many U.S. Drivers Think Speeding Is Perfectly Safe

Do Americans hit lethal speeds because they're in a rush, or because they have no idea that they're increasing their chances of death with every tick of the odometer?

November 30, 2023

GOP Pols Want to Ban Speed Limiter Requirements on Deadly Big Rigs

High-speed truck crashes are soaring – so why are lawmakers fighting against long-proven technology to stop them?

August 31, 2023

How D.C. Is Sending Its Most Dangerous Drivers a Message

Can a simple letter in the mail get a dangerous motorists to drive more safely even when fines have failed to slow them down?

July 11, 2023

The US Cities Where Drivers Hit Deady Speeds in Places People Walk

Drivers across America are hitting deadly speeds in neighborhoods with lots of walkers — and a lot of them aren't even breaking the law when they do it.

June 26, 2023