The dawn of traffic safety data


This film reel, from around 1950, describes the importance of the then nascent Accident Records Bureau and how it could help to inform roadway and vehicle design. While it is clearly dated, the advice on collecting consistent and accurate data, as well as the importance of this, still rings true in today’s digital world

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International magazine and the Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs in charge of public agencies around the world as well as chairmen and CEOs of multinational transportation technology corporations. Tom's early career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).