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    • Man vs. Machine: PTC Final Thoughts

      Man vs. Machine: PTC Final Thoughts

      When it comes to rail safety, America ranks very low in comparison to other countries. As pointed out by twitter user, @380kmh, “Japan is averaging 6.6 deaths per year with over 18 billion riders…whereas the USA is averaging 10.9 deaths […]

    • The Truth Behind Distracted Driving

      The Truth Behind Distracted Driving

      Distracted driving has been a buzzword since the penchant for constant communication took hold. The CDC claims that nine people are killed daily due to distracted driving. According to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, in 2016, distracted driving was reported […]

    • “Weather” Self Driving Cars Can Cut It

      “Weather” Self Driving Cars Can Cut It

      In the DMV area especially, our cities shut down at the mention of inclement weather; but if autonomous cars are to be successful, they will need to learn to navigate challenging weather. That’s why in September of last year, Waymo, […]

    • Guardrail Safety

      Guardrail Safety

      This year, CurcioBergeron retained a case involving guardrail safety. It got us to thinking about guardrails and what people know about them. In 2015, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) both released memos about […]

    • Self Driving Cars and Infrastructure Needs

      Self Driving Cars and Infrastructure Needs

      Autonomous vehicles pride themselves on being able to navigate our busy roads without driver input, however, in order to do that certain smart technology may need to be installed.

    • Man v. Machine: Legislation of Positive Train Control

      Man v. Machine: Legislation of Positive Train Control

      Positive Train Control (PTC) is an ever evolving system, one that has seen many reinventions throughout its history. From 1920s where systems to automatically stop a train were first created, to now where PTC looks more like the technology of […]

    • Autonomous Car Series

      Autonomous Car Series

      Autonomous vehicles have many roadblocks to navigate before becoming a common consumer product, these will be expanded on in further posts.

    • Just Say No to Drunk Driving

      Just Say No to Drunk Driving

      Drunk driving is not a new epidemic. It’s the number one cause of deaths on the road.

    • This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Series: Tide Pods Challenge

      This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Series: Tide Pods Challenge

      Tide Pods are bringing a whole new meaning to washing your mouth out with soap.

    • Man vs. Machine: The Cost of Positive Train Control

      Man vs. Machine: The Cost of Positive Train Control

      The successful implementation of PTC will be a challenge involving financial issues as well as technology integration.