Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Rising US traffic deaths put focus on one Philadelphia road

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just one more step and the stroller would have been on the curb. The thought haunts Latanya Byrd years after a driver racing down Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelp...

Rising US traffic deaths put focus on one Philadelphia road

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just one more step and the stroller would have been on the curb. The thought haunts Latanya Byrd years after a driver racing down Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelp...

Nearly 43,000 people died on US roads last year, agency says

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the roads after the coronavirus pandemic forced many to stay at home. ...

Buttigieg sends $5B to cities for safety as road deaths soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — With upcoming data showing traffic deaths soaring, the Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis by slowing do...

Taipei man dies after being struck by 4 cars in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man died early Sunday morning (May 2) after he was struck by four cars while trying to cross a street in Wanhua District. At 3 a.m. on Sunday, a 41-year-old ma...

Buttigieg tells states to consider safety for road projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has a new warning to states seeking billions of dollars from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure law to widen roads: protect the safety of pedestrians and bic...

Storm moves through Northeast, dumping nearly a foot of snow

BOSTON (AP) — A snowstorm that started in the predawn hours Friday dumped nearly a foot of accumulation in some areas of the U.S. Northeast by the time it wound down late in the day, while other spots...

Biden agency vacancies to drag on White House priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a year, the Food and Drug Administration lacked a permanent head when the agency was central in the battle against COVID-19. Once President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Robe...

Study: Fewer crashes after Utah sets strictest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Traffic deaths decreased in Utah after the state enacted the strictest drunken driving laws in the nation five years ago, new research published Friday by a U.S. government agenc...

Taiwan's traffic deaths surpass Japan's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislators are calling for the creation of a basic traffic safety law after Taiwan exceeded Japan in traffic fatalities despite having a much smaller pop...

Slow down: States get infrastructure cash for speed cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drivers, beware: Speed cameras could be on their way to a location near you thanks to President Joe Biden's infrastructure law. Under new federal guidance issued We...

US road deaths rise at record pace as risky driving persists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first nine months of 2021 to 31,720, the government reported Tuesday, keeping up a record pace of increased dangerous driving during t...

9 killed, 1 critically injured in North Las Vegas crash

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A six-vehicle crash killed nine people and left one person in critical condition in Nevada, and police are trying to determine if a driver was impaired before running a re...

Buttigieg pledges help as car fatalities keep spiking higher

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is pledging to tackle rising traffic fatalities through a national strategy aimed at reducing speed, redesigning roads and enhancing car safet...

NTSB chief to fed agency: Stop using misleading statistics

WASHINGTON (AP) — With traffic fatalities spiking higher, the nation’s top safety investigator says a widely cited government statistic that 94% of serious crashes are solely due to driver error is mi...