Crash Dashboards Update

The Connecticut Crash Data Repository (CTCDR) CAST and Crash Emphasis Dashboards were recently updated to include motor vehicle crash data from January 1, 2017 to July 1, 2020. The CTCDR Dashboards were created using Tableau, professional data visualization software. The dashboards provide summary pages of graphs and tables where the crash data can be filtered … Continue reading Crash Dashboards Update

Autonomous Vehicles: Public Opinion

The environmental impact and societal implications of CADS becomes more palpable as developments in intelligent vehicle technology continue to evolve. Manufacturers are building systems with more autonomy so vehicles can take on more task by themselves, but does increased autonomy mean increased confidence? The level of social acceptance and continued education of CADS is directly related to their effectiveness in reducing motor vehicle crashes. Just how far away from social acceptance of CADS are we?

Autonomous Vehicles: Testing & Tech

An update on the latest in connected and autonomous vehicle systems.

Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center 2017-2018 Bi-annual Report

Check out the CTSRC's 2017-2018 Bi-annual Report!

CT Safety Spotlight: Distracted Pedestrians

The CT Safety Spotlight brief "Heads Up!! Distracted Pedestrians" dives into the data on the proportion of pedestrians who talk, text or listen to music while crossing the road and how those distracted behaviors result in an increase in pedestrian deaths.