Road traffic accidents are serious enough and when someone has had an accident they are normally more cautious next time. Not, however, it seems drunk drivers who are more inclined to repeat the offense. Psychologists explain why.
In most countries, if you've been caught speeding or driving dangerously you'll expect to face a fine or, if it is a repeat offense, a time in prison. This might not be the case in Vitenam, where alternatives are being explored.
How would you like it if an automated voice inside your car warned you, "You would die if you crashed at this speed right now" or a similar type of caution? It could soon be coming to a car dealership or automobile store near you.
Everyone is aware of those darn cameras, catching you speeding on a regular basis, but this owner was more than a little upset because his car was completely immobile at the time it was caught on camera.
Americans think they are great drivers but when it comes to reality a different story emerges. A survey found that drivers say they do a good job behind the wheel but when it comes down to being responsible a dangerous tale comes to light.
A 26-year-old Australian woman in Melbourne has been caught by police under the influence of alcohol and going through a red light, with six children in the car. Only some were wearing seat belts.
John van Dongen has resigned as the Solicitor-General of British Columbia after he learned he was facing a four-month driving ban for excessive speeding. Part of his portfolio related to traffic safety and motor vehicles.
An Oregon motorcyclist is being held behind bars for what seems to be a little more than a traffic violation. The 37-year-old rider had videotaped his highway flight path when he was pulled over. He recorded himself doing speeds over 160 mph (257 km/h).
The Australasian Intelligent Speed Adaptation will test a device that uses GPS and satellite technology to force your car to slow down if you're speeding. That's right, Big Brother wants to put an extra break pedal in your car and ride "shotgun."
Australian officials pledged Thursday to stick with a controversial road safety campaign linking penis size to driving behaviour that one convicted motorist said was enraging men and resulting in road-rage incidents.
Do you like to drive fast? Speed along without a care in the world? Race your buddies down the city streets? If you live in Toronto after Sunday those careless ways may cost you the licence you need to sit behind your wheel.