Issue / Highway Safety

USDOT Releases New National Road Safety Strategy

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation released a new "National Roadway Safety Strategy" document that expresses a new "Safe...

Infrastructure overhaul should focus more on safety, advocates say

The administration still hasn’t spelled out a lot of details about the initial plan, but more than $400 billion apparently would go...

Can Congress fix I-80? How Biden’s expected infrastructure plan could impact Sacramento

Saying a bridge is deficient “doesn’t mean the bridge is about to fall down. That kind of thing is very rare. Things that engineers...

Senate Committee Looks at NHTSA Programs on Eve of Reauthorization

The Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety held a hearing titled, “Safety on Our Roads: Overview of Traffic Safety and...

House Tees Up Revamp of an Automated Vehicle Bill

On Tuesday, February 11, the House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce held a hearing...

Guest Op-Ed: Less Spectrum Means Less Safety

We rarely hear about the 37,000 people who die every year on our roads. The statistics are staggering, which is a big part of the...

DOT Issues Amendments to Truck/Bus Driver Hours of Service Rules

This week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a proposed rule that would implement some long-expected...

FAA, STB Nominees Advanced in Senate

Stephen Dickson, nominee for the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), had his nomination advanced from the...

FMCSA Takes First Step in Regulating Automated Driving for Trucks and Buses

This week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its first step toward regulating automated systems in trucks...

Transportation Investment: New Insights in Economic Analysis

This is a PDF of the final report on a policy forum held by the Eno Transportation Foundation on February 23, 1999 in which 35...

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