The NHTSA, a branch of the Dept. of Transportation, has as its mission to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes. They do this by spearheading research into road and vehicle safety, setting a national road safety agenda, and acting as a catalyst for addressing highway safety issues. The website contains information about NHTSA, laws, safety, and more.
This transportation guide provides an overview of the industry and helpful links to auto body shops, heavy duty trucking, passenger railroads, and more.
Browse this noise control specialist directory for info about noise control consultants in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a highway noise barrier.
The Florida Keys have sparkling water and white sand beaches. Swimming, snorkeling, and diving are popular. Islamorada is considered the sportfishing capital of the world. Driving down the 127.5-mile Overseas Highway to Key West is an adventure. Key West, with its palm-lined streets, is the southernmost city in the continental USA. Here, Key Lime Pie is a favorite.
The following articles provide recent highway-related news.
Vegetated highway medians are a proverbial buffet for small mammals, according to biologists. Animals such as weasels, mink, and chipmunks use the roadside bands of vegetation as habitat to find food.
Science Daily. Monday, 08 Jul 2019 14:01:04 EDT.
A speeding bus smashed through the boundary wall of an expressway bridge and plunged into a drain in northern India early Monday, killing at least 29 people on board, an official said.
CBC News. Monday, 8 Jul 2019 03:58:12 EDT.
Five tons of bonito fish fell from a refrigerator truck and were scattered across an expressway in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, on Thursday morning, police said.The ...
Japan Times. Thursday, 04 Jul 2019 22:50:40 +0900.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is halting highway and bridge construction projects to make it easier for motorists to get to their destinations during the extended Fourth of July holiday. Gov. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 04 Jul 2019 03:50:49 -0400.
Arkansas finance officials say the state has ended the fiscal year with a $295 million budget surplus, and nearly $74 million of that will go toward highway needs. ...
NPR. Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019 20:37:34 +0000.
Authorities in Texas are hoping a new sketch will finally help identify a cold case victim found naked on the side of a highway nearly four decades ago.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Sunday, 30 Jun 2019 15:07:28 GMT.
Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was driving a company vehicle hauling a trailer on a highway in Randolph, police said, when he slammed into a group of 10 motorcyclists.
Newsmax. Monday, 24 Jun 2019 19:39:41 EDT.
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