How traffic cameras will save us from accidents

It’s been a good year for traffic cameras.The city of Kansas City installed 2,000 cameras to detect speeding, crashes, and other violations, and now more than 2,500 have been installed nationwide.The cameras have been praised by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).And as the cameras have become ubiquitous, they’ve come […]

What you need to know about the new Kansas City traffic safety law

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City Traffic Safety Authority says it is expanding its enforcement of the state’s traffic laws to include people using cell phones.The KSTA says the expansion is a result of the Kansas City Police Department issuing the new traffic citations in an effort to combat what the agency calls “the trend of cell phone-enabled drivers” that […]

How to properly ride a bike in the US: A primer

The US has long been a nation of bike riders, but that’s changing, thanks to the advent of urban bikes, new laws and a growing interest in using them.Here’s everything you need to know.READ MORE:¬†What is a “bike”?A “bike” is an electric vehicle that’s a combination of a bicycle, a motorbike or a scooter.It can be either a two-wheeled vehicle […]