Road Safety Progress in Emerging Markets – Pakistan With Dr. Muhammad Naveed Tahir

In the latest episode of the Global Road Safety podcast, Tony Douglas and Nate Hanson speak with Dr. Muhammad Navid Tahir who is currently the assistant professor of Public Health at the University of Punjab. He was part of the team that recently drafted national road safety policy guidelines, and is committed to improving road safety in Pakistan.

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Safety Tips For Driving In Rain

Driving in rain, especially at night, can pose some serious challenges. Rain reduces the effectiveness of your headlights, causes poor visibility, and less traction. While driving a truck around the country, some of the worst accidents I saw occurred in rainy weather. Increase Your Visibility Driving in rain is unavoidable. We all have to do … Read more

Safety efforts for self-driving trucks should emphasize preventing over reaction

By John Marinaro, Director of Operation Safety & Testing When people ask me about the self-driving trucks we are developing at Torc with Daimler Trucks North America, they generally ask one of three questions: 1) Are they safe? 2) How can you predict the unpredictable? and 3) How do you know they are safe? These … Read more

Sense, Nonsense & Swiss Cheese: Automated Vehicles & Safety

We all have the same goal: safe, reliable, efficient, state-of-the-art vehicles accessible to everyone Automated Vehicles (AVs) have always inspired us to dream of the future. In 1939, a New York World’s Fair Exhibit entitled Futurama: Highways & Horizons enthralled visitors by showing a world of self-driving cars traveling on automated highways through futuristic cities. … Read more