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This province recorded its lowest number of traffic deaths in almost 70 years

February 8, 2018 The Canadian Press

REGINA – Preliminary figures show that in 2017 Saskatchewan recorded its lowest traffic fatality numbers since the 1950s. Saskatchewan Government Insurance says in a release that there were 102 deaths last year compared with 125 in 2016. SGI says the

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U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to speed deployment of self-driving cars

September 7, 2017 Joan Lowy - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the

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NHTSA proposes guidelines to address driver distraction from electronic devices

November 25, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released proposed guidelines to help address driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles. The announcement, on Wednesday, covers the second phase of voluntary guidelines to address driver distraction on roads

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U.S. traffic fatalities up 7.2% in 2015 from previous year, ending five-decade decline: NHTSA

August 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

More than 35,000 people in the United States lost their lives in traffic crashes in the United States last year, ending a five-decade trend of declining fatalities, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported on Monday. A total of

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Photo radar, no right turn on red recommended for some Toronto streets

June 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A proposal to prohibit right turns on red lights at some Toronto intersections and to ask the Ontario government to approve “automated speed enforcement” or photo radar, is scheduled for debate next Monday at a Toronto city council committee meeting.