Recent Streetsblog USA posts about “Accidents”

Is This Anti-Speeding PSA Too Real for America?

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Wow. This public safety spot from New Zealand really brings home how decisions we casually make while driving can have grave consequences. The PSA questions the whole idea that traffic violence is somehow unavoidable, the result of fate more than human error. In the United States the notion that traffic collisions are nothing but tragic […]

Feds Withhold Fatal-Accident Info from Public

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An article in the LA Times (reg required) details how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has systematically withheld information on fatal accidents from the public, even going so far as to deny Freedom of Information Act requests from researchers. R.A. Whitworth, whose Maryland-based company conducts highway safety research for attorneys, insurance companies and even […]