January 18, 2021

FIA race director Masi explains Norris F1 Eifel GP safety car decision

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has explained the decision to deploy the safety car following Lando Norris’s stoppage in Sunday’s Eifel Grand Prix.

Norris retired due to an engine issue in the final third of the race at the Nurburgring, parking his car up at the side of the track at Turn 6.

Although Norris’s car was next to a marshal post and a gate, race control opted to deploy the safety car on lap 45, wiping away Lewis Hamilton’s 10-second lead at the front of the pack.

An early stoppage for Williams driver George Russell had been covered by a Virtual Safety Car, but Masi explained that uncertainty about how long it would take to clear Norris’s McLaren reasoned a full safety car period.

“Lando’s car had some smoke and fire, so that was one point,” Masi said.

“The other was, at first glance, we weren’t confident that

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Global Automotive Passive Safety System Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Automotive Passive Safety System estimated at US$24 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$30.7 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% over the analysis period 2020-2027.Passenger Car, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 3.5% CAGR to reach US$25.7 Billion by the end of the analysis period.After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Light Commercial Vehicle segment is readjusted to a revised 4.3% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 12.1% share of the global Automotive Passive Safety System market.

Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05956002/?utm_source=PRN

The U.S. Accounts for Over 28.9% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast

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The Department of Transportation Says It’s Not There to Ensure Passenger Safety

In late July, members of 33 transportation unions—flight attendants, pilots, TSA inspectors, ferry workers, bus drivers, and others—filed an official petition with the Department of Transportation begging for a federal mask mandate on all commercial transportation.

Such a move clearly would have made sense. Trains, planes, and buses cross state lines, so the only way to have consistent measures for the protection of these workers at all times would be for the federal government to set the rules.

It took until Friday, October 2, for the DOT to issue its response—and it’s stunning.

The same day President Trump was evacuated to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for treatment of Covid-19, a letter from the DOT (led by Elaine Chao, the wife of Sen. Mitch McConnell) went out.

It said, basically, Sorry, workers, we don’t want to help you.

Acting as deputy secretary for the DOT, General Counsel Steven

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Florida transportation agency takes railroad crossing safety in STRIDE

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Every year in North America, 2,100 people are killed or seriously injured engaging in unsafe behavior around trains and railroad tracks, according to traffic safety officials.

The Florida Department of Transportation is working to ensure these intersections are even safer with a new project called Operation Stride.

STRIDE stands for the Statewide Traffic and Railroad Initiative using Dynamic Envelopes.

Dynamic envelopes are high visibility paint designs placed in front of railroad crossings on the roadway to show all those using the intersection where the correct safe space is to stop.

The initiative ensures all state-owned railroad crossings have the new treatment to make sure they are highly visible so pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers can use the crossings as safely as possible.

FDOT spokesman Hampton Ray said the design is a proactive countermeasure to keep all those using the intersections at a safe distance.

“There’s a 15% decrease

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Bicycle | Department of Public Safety


Campus bicycle registration is required. 

Luckily, it is FREE, simple and only has to be completed once!


Securing your Bicycle:

Bike Rack

All bicycles on campus must be secured to a bicycle rack.

Bicycles secured to anything other than a bicycle rack are considered improperly secured and may be fined, immobilized or impounded. 

Bicycle racks are provided outside of each residence hall and major academic buildings.

U-shaped locks are recommended for the security of your bicycle.

Bicycles may also be stored in your room with the agreement of all roommates.

Abandoned Bicycles:

At the end of each Spring semester, any bicycle that is not Tagged will be considered abandoned. Abandoned bicycles will be removed from campus just after Spring graduation.

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Automotive Active Safety System Market Size will Grow Profitably in the Near Future 2020-2027

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Sep 30, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
The global Automotive Active Safety System market garnered revenue around USD XX Billion in 2019 and projected to reach USD XX Billion in 2027, with at a compound annual growth rate of 11% throughout the estimate period from 2020 to 2027.

Automotive active safety systems are developed to increase vehicle safety and enhance the driving experience. They are a combination of certain systems that alert the driver to potential problems. Active safety features include automated lighting, adaptive cruise control, automate braking, incorporate traffic warnings, connect to smartphones, alert the driver to other cars or dangers, keep the driver in the correct lane, or show what is in blind spots. The future automotive technology is increasing the role of collision avoidance and mitigating the risk of an accident

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Here’s How Audi’s Vehicle-to-Everything Tech Will Boost Road Safety

Photo credit: Audi
Photo credit: Audi

From Autoweek

If there is one piece of car technology we remember being promised about a decade and a half ago that is slowly coming true without hype, vaporware or unrealistic promises of transforming the automotive industry overnight, it’s cellular vehicle-to-everything technology, known in tech circles as C-V2X. It has the added benefit of sounding like the name of a background droid from Star Wars, and refers to the ability of cars to communicate with infrastructure, such as traffic lights and traffic monitoring systems, to increase safety and efficiency.

You might already take real-time traffic displays in your navigation system for granted, but C-V2X takes that a step further, allowing cars to communicate with each other and to communicate with traffic-related devices in their surroundings. This technology has already seen a limited rollout in Audi Q8 vehicles, displaying a countdown to green traffic lights to allow

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Limo company’s disregard for safety led to crash that killed 20: National Transportation Safety Board

The agency also blamed state regulators’ ineffective oversight.

A limousine company’s disregard for safety, coupled with ineffective oversight from state regulators, led to a 2018 limo crash in upstate New York that left 20 dead, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a meeting Tuesday.

The limo was carrying a group of people traveling to a birthday party when it crossed an intersection in Schoharie, New York, and crashed into a parked vehicle, killing all 17 passengers, the driver and two pedestrians.

The meeting detailed the “egregious” actions by Prestige Limousine, the company that operated the limo, as well as the inadequate safety

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Mark Rosenker, transportation safety expert who served George W. Bush, dies at 73

Mr. Rosenker chaired the country’s accident investigation agency from 2005 to 2009, leading the National Transportation Safety Board through investigations that examined the catastrophic collapse of a bridge over the Mississippi River as well as the plane crash that killed millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett.

He later joined CBS News as a radio and television analyst, founded a transportation-safety consulting group and was appointed one of the first members of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission, an independent oversight group for the regional transit agency.

Mr. Rosenker, who had called Metro’s worker-safety record “unacceptable” during an NTSB investigation of a fatal train accident in 2006, recently completed a term as vice chairman of the safety commission. The group issued a scathing report in September calling Metro’s rail operations center a “toxic workplace,” with a culture that was “antithetical to safety.”

Like his father, Stanley, a transportation expert who rose to become an

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Automotive ADAS Aftermarket- Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19 | Growing Emphasis on Automotive Safety to Boost Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the automotive ADAS aftermarket and it is poised to grow by USD 2.04 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 9% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive ADAS Aftermarket 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19

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