Showing 2 ideas for tag "traffic-safety"

Safety Management

Using humor in roadside Dynamic Message Signs trending idea

Recently, towns such as Robbinsville have taken to using humor in dynamic message signs in an effort to warn drivers to slow down, obey traffic laws, drive safely, and otherwise make the road a safer place. Humor might be an effective technique to aid driver memory and reduce crashes and damage to New Jersey roads, as well as increase the effectiveness of passive law enforcement.

(For reference: news article, https://www.nj.com/news/2019/12/only-in-jersey-traffic-safety-served-up-with-a-side-of-attitude-humor.html)... more »

Idea Submitted by Richard Rabinowitz

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Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) Richard Rabinowitz

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Potential for reduced traffic deaths and less damage to roads, lower pedestrian fatalities
Increases goodwill through humor
More memorable messages

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Safety Management

Using computer simulation guiding heavy vehicles for traffic safety on roads

Using geographic information systems, artificial intelligence, and computer-aid-design to infer safety choices for heavy vehicle routing and scheduling methods. We are at the early edge of developing an information system for generating/assigning heavy vehicle trips in terms of time and space.

Heavy-vehicle routing choices could be managed aligned with job site schedule planning. It would thus be able to prevent neighborhoods... more »

Idea Submitted by Jessie Ya-Ting Ho

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Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Heavy vehicle issue occurrences used to be unpredictable by current rules whilst involving more harm than other vehicles on roads. This research idea provides an practical approach for measuring the uncertainty in a possible way in order to keep traffic safety while developing urban areas. And it also matches the concern of "Preparing Today for a Resilient Tomorrow."

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