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by brian
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: Book: Side Effects of Federal Highway Acts of 1956 and 1980
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Views: 1381

Book: Side Effects of Federal Highway Acts of 1956 and 1980

Sept 7, 2012: NYTimes Book Review Haunted Highways In 1956 the Federal Aid Highway Act enacted the construction of ~43,000 miles of interstate highway. So folks could hit the road and see America! However one tragic consequence of the Act was it also gave lunatics a chance to create terror, murder a...
by brian
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: The scientific Royal Society strives to stay relevant
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Views: 1248

The scientific Royal Society strives to stay relevant

Any time there's a picture of a painting of Sir Isaac Newton in the daily newspaper, it MUST be a relevant article...(at least to those of us who do scientific research and development)...and it is... Sept 4, 2012: NYTimes: A Redoubt of Learning Holds Firm Sir Paul Nurse is a Nobel-winning genetici...
by brian
Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: NC plays stupid, moving to outlaw red light cameras
Replies: 1
Views: 2659

Re: NC plays stupid, moving to outlaw red light cameras

August 13, 2012: While away on summer break, i return to find out the crazies are running the nuthouse town i live in! My current town of residence, Cary, NC, apparently voted to end the use of the Red Light Cameras. So much for the safety benfits! My guess is that it is because the legal costs asso...
by brian
Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Worst States for Pedestrian Deaths
Replies: 0
Views: 3114

Worst States for Pedestrian Deaths

August 13, 2012: On return from our summer break it was interesting to find out that apparently investors? are interested in the 'Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians'? We subscribe to 247WallStreet investment newsletter and it included that: Traffic accidents claim a terrible toll. In 2010, 4,280 ...
by brian
Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: William F Milliken passed away Jul 29,2012
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Views: 1202

William F Milliken passed away Jul 29,2012

Please see the notice in the Buffalo News
Information and links on Bill on our forum
Unfortunately I do not have access to my main computer to prepare a proper memorial as I am out of the country.
I will on my return.
Our condolences go out to Bill's family and friends.

Brian
by brian
Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Interesting Quote on Forensic Science
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Views: 1467

Interesting Quote on Forensic Science

July 5, 2012: While reading an interesting book " Provenance - How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art " I came across the following quote on Forensic Science: 'Arthur Conan Doyle* once said that forensic science was unique because with most sciences "You start with a series of ...
by brian
Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Interesting Quote on Forensic Science
Replies: 0
Views: 2598

Interesting Quote on Forensic Science

July 5, 2012: While reading an interesting book " Provenance - How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art " I came across the following quote on Forensic Science: 'Arthur Conan Doyle* once said that forensic science was unique because with most sciences "You start with a series of ...
by brian
Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: Vehicle Crashes NOT Top 10 Causes of Death in 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1944

Vehicle Crashes NOT Top 10 Causes of Death in 2009

June 2012: Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes as a Leading Cause Of Death in the United States, 2008 and 2009 Summary For the first time since 1981 (when data was first available), motor vehicle traffic crashes were not among the top 10 causes of death in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes were the...
by brian
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: New NHTSA Study Shows Results with Improved Vehicle Design
Replies: 1
Views: 2542

New NHTSA Study Shows Results with Improved Vehicle Design

June 2012: New NHTSA Study Shows Improved Vehicle Design Contributing to Historic Decline in Roadway Deaths and Injuries Analysis shows marked decline in likelihood of crashing, increased likelihood of escaping a crash without injuries in comparison of Model Year 2008 to MY 2000 cars WASHINGTON –The...
by brian
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: Driver Sues, Blames That Darn Yellow Light!
Replies: 2
Views: 3615

Re: Driver Sues, Blames That Darn Yellow Light!

June 23, 2012: Class-action ruling could add thousands of drivers to Cary red-light camera lawsuit COMMENT: So what does a $300,000 investment to try to avoid a $50 fine get you? I guess in this case it's class action status!! In continuing on the path to try to remove red light cameras (although th...