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May 10, 2018

From Gizmodo:  

"According to two sources “briefed about the matter,” The Information reports that Uber’s internal investigation found that the cameras, Lidar, and radar on the self-driving test vehicle all did their jobs correctly. Unfortunately, the system that d...

March 31, 2017

On Wednesday I testified in opposition to HB3119 in the Transportation Policy Committee of the Oregon House of Representatives.  HB3119 would allow the widespread testing of autonomous vehicles on Oregon's roadways.

I support autonomous vehicle technology and the safety...

March 8, 2016

Pedestrian traffic fatal crashes increased by at least 10% in 2015 and low gas prices are to blame in a report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association.  


The report finds that distracted driving, distracted walking, and alcohol are also contributors to the...

February 21, 2016

Road deaths in Oregon rose 27 percent in 2015.  Experts with the National Safety Council blame Oregon’s continued recession (which has resulted in more miles traveled by people).


From Oregonlive:


"The economy did a pretty good job of masking the ongoing safety issues o...

February 16, 2016

David Norelius, the COO of Kaiser Permanente Dental Associates, was sentenced to pay a $100 fine and serve two years probation for striking a pedestrian in April of 2015 and then fleeing first in his car and then on foot when his car broke down.  He had a suspended lic...

February 15, 2016

Tesla founder Elon Musk told a recent conference that non-autonomous cars being driven by human beings are "death machines" and that people should not be allowed to control such dangerous machines.


Musk also recognized that city driving is the most difficult for his in...

February 9, 2016

Maclean's had an in depth and informative article on the menace they call more dangerous than drunk drivers: distracted drivers who feel entitled to do what they want behind the wheel.  Some choice quotes:


"[Cpl. Chris Little has seen] the telltale texter (head down, s...

February 9, 2016

After eight bicyclists were killed by big commercial trucks in London last year, the city is considering requiring new windows be retrofitted into truck doors to allow drivers to see other road users that may be sitting lower than they are, especially in bicycle lanes.


February 7, 2016

Claims Journal has a interesting explanation on how the new technology of driver monitoring devices (the little computers that plug into your car and record your every move) assist in adjusting car crash cases.

"As an example, when an accident happens, the information i...

February 4, 2016

Seattle is installing "blind spot" alarms on their buses that will alert bus drivers that a pedestrian is in their "blind spot".  I put blind spot in quotation marks because on a commercial vehicle, or any vehicle, there should never be an area that the driver cannot s...

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