Death By Vehicle Impalement And The Silence That Enables It

Death By Vehicle Impalement And The Silence That Enables It

Needless tragedies occur when we keep road safety problems hidden from public awareness. When vehicles are impaled by roadside structures the results are often hidden. This prevents the public’s momentum to correct those safety problems. In the most recent case...
Traffic Speed Cameras – Do They Improve Safety?

Traffic Speed Cameras – Do They Improve Safety?

It seems like a pointless question to most observers but do traffic speed cameras improve safety at the locations where they are installed? Traffic speed cameras should cause more drivers to travel at or below the speed limit at the locations where the cameras are...
Safety Technology That Fails Must Be Reported

Safety Technology That Fails Must Be Reported

It seems logical that, when a technology fails resulting in the crash of an airliner, there should be a public revelation of that fact. Three or five hundred deaths in one incident makes us aware of that importance. But what happens when a technology fails over a...
Bridge Abutment Impact By Tractor-Trailer on Hwy 401

Bridge Abutment Impact By Tractor-Trailer on Hwy 401

While the large destruction caused by heavy truck impacts draws our attention, we fail to acknowledge the danger that truckers face when the roadway infrastructure is insufficient to protect them. The above photo uploaded on the OPP Twitter account shows two...