Deadly motorcycle crashes up in recent years

Deadly motorcycle crashes up in recent years

back here at home and watching out for your safety tonight a young man was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend and CDOT says these types of deadly crashes a 30% since 2011 with a hundred riders killed last year alone besides Collette Bordelon live outside harley-davidson tonight with some safety tips while we all share the road Colette with summer in full swing I met with one…

Sesame Street: Grover and Humongous Chicken demonstrate how to wear bicycle equipment

Sesame Street: Grover and Humongous Chicken demonstrate how to wear bicycle equipment

GROVER: Greetings! It is I, your fuzzy and blue safety expert, Grover. Today, I will demonstrate how to be safe on a bicycle with the help of, um, this chicken. HUMONGOUS CHICKEN: [CLUCKS] GROVER: Do not worry my fine feathered volunteer. I am an expert after all. We shall begin with this helmet. Oh yes, this helmet right here, which should look very nice on your knee. HUMONGOUS CHICKEN: [CLUCKS]…

Recent motorcycle deaths emphasize need for safety

Recent motorcycle deaths emphasize need for safety

ILL PROVING TO BE A PROBLEM FOR MOTORCYCLISTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. IN THE LAST TWO MONTHS … WE’VE SEEN AT LEAST 4 MOTORCYCLE DEATHS IN OUR AREA. W-S-L-S 10’S JESSICA JEWELL JOINS US NOW LIVE IN ROANOKE. JESSICA … THE LATEST NUMBERS SHOW THIS IS A PROBLEM ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH? WE JUST WRAPPED UP ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL WEEKENDS ALL YEAR… NEW NUMBERS PROVE THE ROADS MAY HAVE BEEN…

Bikes & Buses

Bikes & Buses

Hi, my name is Michael Thomkins And I`ve been a operator at Septa for 32 years. Hi my name is Becky Collins I am a bike advocate, and also a Septa employee I`ve been a urban cyclist for about seven years now. We as operators are taught to keep our eyes and our mirrors constantly watching out for any hazard that might be coming up on either side, Left or…

Why Buses Have Bigger Steering Wheels

Why Buses Have Bigger Steering Wheels

Have you ever stopped to think about how much we rely on buses? Whether you use one for school or utilize public transit, buses are so engrained in our daily lives that there’s a lot of questions we could—and should—be asking about them! 1. Why is the steering wheel so darn big? Turns out, it’s for safety reasons! Buses didn’t always have power steering, so drivers had to use all…

What Is A Ghost Bike?

What Is A Ghost Bike?

My son was careful. He was always careful. { sound of car accident } We were devastated. I mean it’s a… it’s a real shock to the entire cycling community. { sound of car accident } “DISPATCHER: 911 emergency.” I can’t even imagine what his poor parents are going through. It’s hard. He was always a fun person to be around. She was a neat person to meet. He was…

Connectsafe Wireless Vehicle Communication System – University of South Australia

Connectsafe Wireless Vehicle Communication System – University of South Australia

Dedicated short range communications combines high reliability wireless communications and GPS, allowing cars to “talk” to each other and to roadside infrastructure such as traffic lights. This gives cars a three hundred and sixty degree awareness of nearby vehicles, even in situations where the driver cannot see them. Using vehicle position and speed information received from nearby cars, an onboard computer can warn the driver of hazardous situations, such as…