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Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 08:15
-- joe.apex Categories: Automobiles, Safety, Technology

The future may be coming to a road near you and will include some interesting features. Conceptualized by Dutch designer Dan Roosegaarde, smart roads will include special paints that glow in the dark and induction power for electric cars. These new road safety features will require only a minor...

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 16:00
-- joe.apex Categories: Automobiles, General, Safety

Black Ice, sometimes known as clear Ice, is a treacherous road condition that places drivers in a very dangerous situation with little or no warning. As with any form of ice, black Ice is very slippery and greatly reduces traction making it difficult to stop or turn. Generally, the ice forms...

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 09:30
-- joe.apex Categories: General, Safety

USAA, an insurance company dedicated to military personnel and veterans, has recently released the Returning Warriors study which examined driving incidents...

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 07:15
-- joe.apex Categories: General, Research, Safety

This month Texas Highway 130 recently opened with a speed limit of 85 MPH, which is currently the highest in the U.S. This apparently flies in the face of conventional wisdom that higher speeds result in more deaths. The reality is that appropriate safe speed is not a constant and varies with...

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 10:30
-- joe.apex Categories: General, Technology

While driving down the highway the other day I noticed new sound barrier walls being installed. It's hard to argue against the idea of lowering road noise but these large walls seem very expensive. And they don't seem to lower the road noise in the cabin of my car. So, as I'm driving along I...