American Traffic Solutions (ATS), a red light camera provider, produced this compilation of the worst red-light running crash videos of 2016. Pending legislation in California would lower the fine for violating the right-on-red law.
Plopped in the middle of the intersection where Main Street crosses the highway in Plymouth, a new roundabout forces drivers to slow to 15 miles per hour but doesn’t require them to stop. Instead, traffic from four directions merges and flows ideally in a choreographed, counterclockwise direction.
Prompted in part by a Southern California commuter train crash that killed 25 people, the federal government is requiring railroads to install a new GPS-based safety system on trains and tracks to make them safer. Here’s a look at how the system, known as Positive Train Control, works.
The Transportation Safety Administration released surveillance video showing the moment a camera's battery overheated in a backpack and exploded on Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Orlando International Airport. The scare prompted an evacuation causing flight delays and cancellations. TSA officer Ricardo Perez, a 20-year Army veteran, believed the bag contained an improvised explosive devce, so he grabbed the bag and took it to an area where an explosion would be minimized, according to the TSA. The smoke ended up being caused by an exploding battery.
A Caltrans construction team demolishes the Mayday Bridge above Interstate 80 between Saturday night and breakfast time Sunday. In this video published Oct. 25, Caltrans and its contractor scramble to finish on time and reopen busy I-80 between Sacramento and San Francisco to motorists at the Midway/Lewis Road section on September 8 and September 9, 2017. A new bridge, built to the latest seismic safety standards, is scheduled for completion as early as spring 2018.