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Study: Red light cameras reduce fatalities

Red light cameras are having a dramatic impact when it comes to reducing the number of fatal crashes at intersections, says a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Tags: red light cameras , Adrian Lund , Adam Tuss

Monday - 01/31/2011, 10:59pm EST

D.C. ranks highest among nation's safest roads

The WTOP listening area may have the worst driving commute in the country but it isn't all bad news out there. A study indicates D.C. roads are among the nation's safest.

Tags: National Highway Safety Association , Governors Highway Safety Association , National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , traffic , traffic accidents , Traffic deaths

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 08:51am EST

Drivers, pedestrians adjust to sun setting earlier

AAA Mid Atlantic is warning drivers to be extra careful behind the wheel as they adjust to having less light during their evening commutes.

Tags: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , AAA , AAA Mid-Atlantic , John Townsend , traffic accidents , pedestrian deaths , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 04:04pm EST

More of a danger on the roads: Men or women?

Statistics provided to WTOP from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety highlight which gender is legitimately dangerous behind the wheel.

Tags: car accidents , pedestrians , hit-and-run accident , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 02:34pm EDT

Red light cams: Safety measure or money maker?

Whether you love them or hate them, red light cameras have become a fixture in the D.C. region and all across the country.

Tags: red light cameras , Howard County Police , Michael Geraci , National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , Anne McCartt , Glenn Hansen , Dan Danila , National Motorists Association

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 06:00pm EDT

New technologies aim to reduce distracted driving

New technology designed to keep drivers focused on the road could prevent you from using your phone while driving.

Tags: distracted driving

Thursday - 03/18/2010, 11:17am EDT

Study: No crash reductions after cell phone bans

Do bans on held-held cell phones reduce the number of crashes that occur?

Tags: cell phone , Highway Loss Data Institute , distracted driving , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 01/29/2010, 07:34am EST