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  • China is obsessed with stopping jaywalkers — and is now spraying them with water

    One city in China has built bollards that spray jaywalkers with water, and tell pedestrians that "Crossing is dangerous." The system also uses facial recognition technology to capture and shame wayward walkers. Facial recognition technology is being used more frequently to target jaywalkers because of a high number of road fatalities and traffic jams. But in an increasingly strict China, police may want to clamp down on overt law breakers. Jaywalkers may soon lose points on their social credit...

    Business Insider
  • Calls for highway roundabouts get louder in wake of Humboldt bus crash

    The U.S.-based Transportation Research Board found building highway roundabouts reduces fatalities by 90 per cent, injuries by 80 per cent and total collisions by 40 per cent.

    Global News
  • Surveillance video shows moment of impact in violent Miami gas station crash

    A violent crash in Miami shut down a portion of U.S. Highway 1 for hours. Surveillance video shows the moment a white car crashed into a Westar gas station along U.S. 1 and Southwest 37th Avenue late Wednesday night. The clerk told Local 10 News reporter Samantha Bryant that it appeared the driver had been speeding and lost control. The clerk also said two men were taken to a hospital. Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 shows the moment of impact. Stay with Local 10 and Local10.com for...

    WPLG
  • Violent crash shuts down US 1 in Miami for hours

    A violent crash in Miami shut down a portion of U.S. Highway 1 for hours. Surveillance video shows the moment a white car crashed into a Westar gas station along U.S. 1 and Southwest 37th Avenue late Thursday night. The clerk told Local 10 News reporter Samantha Bryant that it appeared the driver had been speeding and lost control. The clerk also said two men were transported from the scene to the hospital. Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 shows the moment of impact. Stay with Local 10...

    WPLG
  • 2 pedestrians struck by car in northwest Miami-Dade County

    Two women were hurt Wednesday after they were struck by a car in northwest Miami-Dade County. The pedestrians were crossing in the middle of Northwest Seventh Avenue near Northwest 103rd Street when they were struck by a gray Toyota Camry just before 3 p.m. One of the women suffered serious head injuries, while the other suffered a less serious injury to her leg. Both were transported to a local hospital. The driver of the Camry stayed on the scene after the women were hit. This is a developing...

    WPLG
  • Miami man killed in single-vehicle crash on I-75

    A Miami man was killed early Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in Broward County, authorities said. The crash was reported just before 4 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the highway south of Royal Palm Beach Boulevard. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a four-door 2012 Hyundai was traveling south on I-75 when the driver veered right for an unknown reason and crashed into a metal interstate sign on the grass portion of the outside shoulder. Troopers said the driver,...

    WPLG
  • Driver OK after car crashes into Pembroke Pines canal

    A driver made it safely out of a Pembroke Pines canal after the vehicle crashed into the water Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash was reported just south of Vera Cadillac. Pembroke Pines police said the access road is closed until the vehicle is removed from the water. The driver, who was the only person inside the car, was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.

    WPLG
  • 2 teens dead, 5 hurt after stolen car crashes in Pompano Beach, deputies say

    Two teenagers were killed and another five young people were seriously hurt in a car crash early Sunday in Pompano Beach, authorities said. Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Broward County Sheriff's Office, said the youths were riding in a stolen car around 3 a.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip over and land on the CSX railroad tracks near the 1000 block of Northwest 15th Street. Concepcion said the people inside the car ranged in age from 12 to 14 years...

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  • The Latest: Minneapolis airport reopens after blizzard

    The Latest on spring storms in the Midwest (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Officials say one runway has reopened at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport hours after all flights were grounded during a spring blizzard. The airport halted all incoming and outgoing flights Saturday...

    ABC News
  • Traffic chaos on the M5 after three lorries and a car collide causing huge tailbacks

    Motorists on the M5 near Bristol are facing massive delays after three lorries and a car collided spilling hay and diesel across the carriageway closing two lanes.

    Mail Online
  • WKMG: This is the exact moment that speed limits take effect

    News 6 Traffic Safety Expert Steve Montiero answers viewer questions.

    WKMG
  • 3-vehicle crash causes traffic delays along Interstate 95

    A three-vehicle crash along Interstate 95 south in Fort Lauderdale has shut down several lanes, causing traffic delays, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. near the Griffin Road exit. Lt. Alvaro Feola, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, said it was unclear whether anyone was hurt. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

    WPLG
  • 1 person injured in early-morning crash in northwest Miami-Dade County

    One person was seriously hurt early Saturday when two cars collided in northwest Miami-Dade County, officials said. A spokesperson for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the crash happened after 2:30 a.m. at Northwest 202nd Street and Northwest 67th Avenue. The most seriously injured person had to be pried from their vehicle and was airlifted to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. A young child was a passenger in one of the cars, but officials did not disclose the child's age or condition. This is a...

    WPLG
  • 2 people riding scooter seriously hurt in Oakland Park crash

    Two people were seriously hurt early Saturday after a car collided with their scooter along Commercial Boulevard in Oakland Park. Joy Oglesby, a spokeswoman for the Broward County Sheriff's Office, said the crash happened just after midnight at Commercial Boulevard and Andrews Avenue. Both victims were riding on the scooter. They were taken to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, but their conditions were not disclosed.  Oglesby said the driver of the car remained on the scene. The...

    WPLG
  • Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Several Alberta players on hockey roster

    Ten players on the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team roster call Alberta home. The team's bus was involved in a horrific crash with a semi-truck on Friday in Saskatchewan.

    Global News
  • Traffic officer narrowly missing being hit by lorry in North Taiwan

    This is the heart-stopping moment a traffic officer narrowly misses being hit by a lorry while directing traffic on a motorway in North Taiwan.The speeding lorry skids to a stop next to their car.

    Mail Online
  • Perimeter Road traffic permanently rerouted around Miami International Airport

    Traffic on a stretch of Perimeter Road will be permanently rerouted around Miami International Airport as part of an effort to increase security. The traffic changes are effective Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastbound traffic for drivers headed to the airport will be diverted to Northwest 42nd Court, where drivers can enter at LeJeune Road or via Northwest 20th Street. Drivers leaving the airport via Northwest 20th Street will be diverted to Northwest 42nd Court. Traffic on Perimeter Road will now be...

    WPLG