Traffic Safety Information and Resources

arsign believes that education, enforcement and engineering are the key elements to promoting safe driving and traffic safety. Traffic safety information and resources are readily available for gaining a better understanding of traffic safety, speeding statistics, nationwide traffic data, driver safety and much more. Here are just a few examples:

Traffic Safety

Governors Highway Safety Association Transportation Research Board
Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Pedestrian Injury Simulator
American Traffic Safety Services Association PEDS
Tips for Pedestrians and Motorists  

School zone traffic safety

School Safety
www.safekids.org/
www.saferoutespartnership.org

 

 

Driver safety educationDriver Safety Education

AllstateFoundation.org/Safe Teen Driving
Goodyear Road Safety Whitepaper
Teen Driving Danger: Drowsy Driving

 

 

Road Safety Apps

road safety appsSprint Drive First detects when you are driving and responds to calls and texts to let your friends know that you’re behind the wheel.  Available FREE for Sprint customers only.

AT&T DriveMode is a free* app that helps you avoid distractions from text message alerts and incoming calls while you are driving. When enabled, incoming alerts are silenced, sending text messages are restricted and incoming calls go directly to voicemail. The app turns on when it detects you are driving 15 MPH or more and turns off when you drop below 15 MPH for 2-3 minutes. Parents with young drivers can receive a text message alerting them if the app is turned off.

bSafeMobile by Cogosense is a  software solution for smartphones and tablets that detects the driving state and automatically puts the device in safe mode while driving.