• Safety/Security

    How Cities Can Make Dangerous Intersections Safer

    After Rice University Professor Marjorie Corcoran was killed at a Houston intersection, anyone examining the scene on Google Street view could see why.  Corcoran crossed the light rail tracks and was hit by a train. At the intersection, pedestrians faced a pair of uncoordinated pedestrian signals –– one letting them cross four traffic lanes and the tracks, another letting them traverse Main Street’s six lanes. Along with two traffic lights, the entrance to the university was obscured by foliage and heavily traveled by pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists –– a recipe for disaster.  Check out these tips to enjoy a better commute – businessfirstonline.co.uk. Like many cities, Houston has long prioritized vehicles.…

  • Auto/Vehicle

    HOW TO BECOME AN EXPERT AT DRIVING

    It’s no doubt that driving is a difficult thing to learn. It all starts with the training course for driving with basic controls and road trips. Your instructor would have also told you that driving is both a responsibility as well as a privilege. Even if the daily commute does not seem like a privilege, safety is essentially the responsibility of every driver. On the other side, science is also making constant improvements to ensure the safety of drivers on the road. It is predicted that in the coming years, we might even be able to see autonomous cars on the road. But still, with all the hurdles and crises,…