Transport

Now there’s evidence – fewer accidents with less traffic regulation

8 June, 2013
Many might understand that governmental regulatory authorities have difficulty coming to terms with ideas that less regulation result in better outcomes. But, in road traffic regulation, supporting evidence for this idea is almost irrefutable. Among the first to implement this idea is Dutch traffic engineer Hans Monderman, who radically challenged criteria used in evaluating road […] Read more...

Open the roads for autonomous cars

19 January, 2013
desertcar This has long been considered futuristic, but is here today – the US state of Nevada now formally permits ‘driver-less’ automobiles. Autonomous, or driverless, cars are defined as vehicles that use artificial intelligence, sensors and GPS to operate independently without active human intervention. The state legislature passed a law in June 2011, by a large […] Read more...