Jun 16 by jason

Why are fire departments opposing safer street designs?

As San Francisco develops safer street designs to better accommodate people walking and biking, an unlikely opposition group has emerged: the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD). SFFD has vocally opposed multiple pedestrian safety projects over the past year, including curb extensions in front of Taylor Elementary School, a pedestrian-friendly design of Bartlett Street, and transit…

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Feb 29 by jason

Automakers expected to have rearview cameras in all passenger vehicles by 2014

According to KidsAndCars.org, approximately 50 children are injured every week as a result of someone accidentally backing over them in a vehicle. Of those 50 injuries per week, two of them are fatal and about two-thirds occur from a parent or close relative who was driving the vehicle. This week federal regulators are expected to…

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