Road Safety stories
Austroads spearheads digital identity initiative for driver licenses
With over four million verifications a month, Austroads seeks to revolutionise digital identity in Australia by extending its expertise in digital driver licenses and digital photo ID credentials.
Seeing Machines wins Prince Michael International Safety Award for AI tech
Seeing Machines scoops Prince Michael International Safety Award for its innovative AI occupant monitoring technology.
Seeing Machines releases Guardian Insights Report on fleet driver behaviour
Seeing Machines has published its first Guardian Insights Report, documenting the impact of driver behaviour in fleet vehicles.
Winners revealed for Australia & New Zealand Digital Transformation Awards 2023
Australia and New Zealand Health and Public Sector Digital Transformation Awards winners announced. Qlik celebrates transformative uses of its resources.
Ensuring driver safety in the age of evolving networks
With a year remaining to upgrade essential driver safety technology, acting today will safeguard the future well-being of fleet vehicle drivers.
Teletrac Navman announces AI-powered Smart Dashcam
Teletrac Navman has announced the launch of the Smart Dashcam, a camera that utilises technology with AI-enabled features.
Deliveroo takes rider safety seriously with new advisory panel
Deliveroo launches Rider Advisory Panel to boost safety on UK streets.
Aussie drivers doubtful of autonomous vehicle benefits
Australian drivers less enthusiastic about autonomous vehicles than French and Swedish drivers, according to study by Queensland University of Technology.
Dashcams save lives & wallets, says insurer
Dashcams are lifesavers – and more people should consider investing in them, according to QBE Insurance and road safety organisation Brake.
NZ needs better tech to catch drivers who can't put their phones down
Aussie tech catches 11k drivers on phones; NZ mulls similar move to cut road deaths.
Jaguar EV's new sound alert for blind pedestrians
One of the original sounds included one inspired by sci-fi spacecraft, but instead of looking at the road, pedestrians ended up looking at the sky.
Eye spy: Jaguar Land Rover trials 'eye pods' on autonomous vehicles
Jaguar adds 'virtual eyes' to pods, helping pedestrians trust in self-driving tech's safety.
NZTA hosting hackathon for ideas to make roads safer
Developers, tech experts and people with engineering or transport backgrounds will come together with to improve the public transport system.
Online training could make New Zealand roads safer
Higher Ed and business worlds meet with hopes to improve road safety with innovative online driver education simulations and research.
Online projects to raise awareness this Road Safety Week
Road Safety Week in New Zealand encourages schools to go online to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding near schools #SlowDown.
Cisco invests in 'Connected Car'
Company strikes deal with Cohda Wireless to advance intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and car-to-X communications.
Driving app targets young motorists
New online driving tool, eDrive, aims to boost road safety among NZ's young drivers with realistic traffic simulations.
Google targets car safety
Data centres playing a key role in processing information from video cameras and radar sensors.