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Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jams

The Government has purchased 3,000 screens to prevent curious motorists from staring at motorway accident scenes. The purchase of the two metre high screens cost £2.3 million. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I love that they are doing this in … Continue reading

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Chris Selley: Humans have failed at managing traffic congestion, so bring on … – National Post

Surrendering road travel to computers and robot cars evokes dystopian sci-fi scenarios, but few are grimmer than the westbound QEW early on a weekday evening Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.nationalpost.com I love how so many journalists who write opinion pieces … Continue reading

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Eastbound rubberneckers cause delays; I-78 westbound crash cleared by 6:30 – lehighvalleylive.com

The initial accident happens about 4:30 a.m. east of Exit 24 in Hunterdon County. The crash was cleared by 6:30. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com This is a global problem. The accident is on one side of the road and … Continue reading

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Traffic congestion: is there a miracle cure? (Hint: it’s not roads)

We all know that a lot of the problem is the road and transport users themselves, but it’s always the other guy isn’t it? Continue reading

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Continental ‘Cloud-To-Car’ Navigation Boosts Fuel Efficiency By 3 Percent – Green Car Reports

Carmakers are working to optimize virtually ever part of new models for fuel efficiency. Soon, that may even include the navigation system. Source: http://www.greencarreports.com This is quite interesting. 3% improvement in fuel efficiency doesn’t sound very much until you consider … Continue reading

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The hidden ways traffic flows – BBC News

How crucial was that call and couldn’t you have made it safely from the side of the road? If it wasn’t important enough to do that, then maybe it wasn’t important enough to crash for. Continue reading

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