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Watch How a Driver Escapes a Terrifying Encounter With an Angry Pickup Truck Owner
Watch How a Driver Escapes a Terrifying Encounter With an Angry Pickup Truck Owner

10 Sep 2022, 17:56 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Road rage is pretty common all over the world. But not many encounters reach such a savage level, so fast. Here’s what happened

 
Next-Generation Traffic Lights Envisioned With Smart Features, Real-Time Updates
Next-Generation Traffic Lights Envisioned With Smart Features, Real-Time Updates

11 Aug 2021, 11:23 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Design concept imagines new traffic lights that could be used to improve the traffic flow and adapt to the changing conditions in real time

 
Tesla Autopilot Sees the Moon, Thinks It’s a Yellow Traffic Light. Cure Is Easy
Tesla Autopilot Sees the Moon, Thinks It’s a Yellow Traffic Light. Cure Is Easy

27 Jul 2021, 07:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Tesla Autopilot is seen mistakenly identifying the Moon as a yellow traffic light, kept trying to slow down. An alert driver could easily spot the error

 
Smart Pedestrian Crossing Uses Cameras and AI to Control Traffic Lights
Smart Pedestrian Crossing Uses Cameras and AI to Control Traffic Lights

25 Apr 2021, 18:56 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new innovative pedestrian crossing relies on data obtained from cameras and an analysis conducted by an AI-based system to change traffic lights

 
Smart Lake County Roads Bring Traffic Light Information to the Dashboard
Smart Lake County Roads Bring Traffic Light Information to the Dashboard

5 Sep 2020, 06:07 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Lake County authorities announce partnership with Audi that will use the connect PRIME Traffic Light Information for smart capabilities

 
Contactless Pedestrian Crossings Are a Real Thing Now
Contactless Pedestrian Crossings Are a Real Thing Now

22 Aug 2020, 10:40 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / City of Adelaide in South Australia launches pilot program for contactless pedestrian crossings for extra convenient and improved hygiene

 
Smart Traffic Lights Give the Green Light to Emergency Services All the Way
Smart Traffic Lights Give the Green Light to Emergency Services All the Way

16 Aug 2020, 12:50 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / New smart traffic light system being tested in the United States is supposed to provide emergency responders with a clear path to incident locations

 
White Hat Hackers Hijack Traffic Lights to Turn Green Instantly
White Hat Hackers Hijack Traffic Lights to Turn Green Instantly

9 Aug 2020, 13:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / New systems that the Netherlands planned to introduce for cars and cyclists can be abused to turn to green instantly, ethical hackers demonstrate

 
2020 Audi A4 Brings Traffic Light Information to Europe, More Models to Follow
2020 Audi A4 Brings Traffic Light Information to Europe, More Models to Follow

15 May 2019, 09:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Audi Traffic Light Information to be deployed on European cars starting mid-July, at first in Ingolstadt and from 2020 in other European cities

 
Pedestrian Calmly Walks Away After Brutal Accident
Pedestrian Calmly Walks Away After Brutal Accident

22 Oct 2018, 11:55 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Teenage schoolgirl was hit by a taxi and thrown in the air in Hong Kong, police say she received injuries only to her legs

 
Ford Teaches Cars to Cheat Red Lights for Free Flowing Traffic
Ford Teaches Cars to Cheat Red Lights for Free Flowing Traffic

11 Oct 2018, 14:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ford working on Intersection Priority Management, a system meant to allow cars to communicate position and speed to one another.

 
Audi Cars Now Chat with Washington D.C. Traffic Lights
Audi Cars Now Chat with Washington D.C. Traffic Lights

15 Mar 2018, 08:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Audi's Traffic Light Information feature expands to 600 intersections in the capital of the United States, to show driver time-to-green

 
Man Finds Most Traffic Lights Work Using Rule From 1959, Gets Fined
Man Finds Most Traffic Lights Work Using Rule From 1959, Gets Fined

26 Apr 2017, 14:15 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Intrigued by a fine for running a red light, a Swedish man who lives in the USA decided to investigate. He found out that traffic lights use a law from 1959

 
Traffic Light Gender Equality Trial Raises Questions, Mostly Who Asked For It
Traffic Light Gender Equality Trial Raises Questions, Mostly Who Asked For It

9 Mar 2017, 17:53 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Some traffic lights in Victoria have had their sides changed to picture woman figures as pedestrians instead of male-looking figures. People question it

 
Traffic Lights Could Hold the Key to Your Happiness
Traffic Lights Could Hold the Key to Your Happiness

18 Oct 2016, 09:23 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / We keep focusing on making our cars smarter, but we forget there are other dumb things in traffic that could benefit from a little added intelligence

 
Ferrari Revise Traffic Light System for 2009
Ferrari Revise Traffic Light System for 2009

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Ferrari have decided to switch back to the traffic-light system for their 2009 pit stops. The Scuderia made the necessary adjustments on their 2008 system and revealed that they came up with an elec...

 
Automotive Wiki: Why Are Traffic Lights Red, Yellow and Green?
Automotive Wiki: Why Are Traffic Lights Red, Yellow and Green?

11 Feb 2012, 14:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A traffic light is a common thing nowadays and you, just like all the other drivers, must obey the rules: if it's green, you pass, if it's red, you stop, and if it's yellow, you act w...

 
How Traffic Light Control Systems Work
How Traffic Light Control Systems Work

15 Jan 2012, 16:16 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Traffic light control systems help tackle traffic jams and slowdowns, while also paving the road for cleaner driving and improved efficiency

 
Mercedes GP Recorded Fastest Pit Stops of 2010
Mercedes GP Recorded Fastest Pit Stops of 2010

7 Dec 2010, 10:04 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / With the refueling ban returning to Formula One for the 2010 season, the focus on the pit stops conducted throughout the recently-ended campaign was put solely on speedy tire changes. Of course, pit...

 
French Pedestrians Free to Cross the Street as They Please
French Pedestrians Free to Cross the Street as They Please

25 Nov 2010, 14:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A drivers' nightmare is beginning to unfold in France, where local lawmakers are planning to give pedestrians the power to cross the street where ever and when ever they like. The hand will rep...