Tag: Traffic collision

Self-driving cars: What will 90% fewer accidents accidents do to insurers?

Self-driving cars: What will 90% fewer accidents accidents do to insurers?

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Human drivers are responsible for the vast majority of car accidents. A recent McKinsey study on self-driving cars is bad news for insurance, companies, it’s good news for just about everyone else. The research firm predicts that autonomous vehicles could eliminate around 90% of all automobile accidents in the U.S., saving thousands of lives and preventing up to $190 […]

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How cops’ reporting biases impact crash data

How cops’ reporting biases impact crash data

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crash data is often mistaken for fact, but reporting bias may affect the data even more significantly than experts have already assumed. A new study from Kibrom A. Abay of the Department of Economics at the University of Copenhagen aims to investigate by analyzing the “nature, and impact of the reporting bias associated with the police-reported […]

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NYC adding to speed cameras near schools

NYC adding to speed cameras near schools

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As New York Transportation Department sets out to exercise more control on traffic, drivers speeding near NYC schools will find it difficult to escape tickets. In a recent announcement, Mayor Bill De Blasio revealed that the city has started installing speed cameras near schools to protect kids against accidents. The move is a part of […]

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