Imagine driving down Main Street in downtown Blacksburg. In the stretch from Alumni Mall to Kroger alone, a driver will encounter seven traffic lights. Some of them will likely[...]
As part of a Connected Vehicle-Infrastructure University Transportation Center project, Virginia Tech graduate student Kayla Sykes of Richmond, Virginia, tested an in-vehicle application with the potential to improve driver safety and save time. Read more…
“A new partnership could make your ride smoother and save you tax money too.” According to an article on WDBJ7, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute unveiled a new machine called the heavy vehicle simulator. Led by Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus, Brian Diefenderfer […]
What if cars could talk to motorcycles, alerting them to road hazards that might be annoying for drivers of four-wheel vehicles, but dangerous to motorcyclists?