Side roads, main roads and highways have seemingly transformed into race tracks or obstacle courses during the last couple of years. Drivers slowing down, wearing seatbelts and not being under the influence can help reduce the number of deaths on roads; however, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) researchers are also working on other ways to ... Read More
Center for Transportation Safety Director Robert Wunderlich is quoted in a KERA News article after a suspect was arrested for crashing into an SUV while driving 157 MPH in Forth Worth — killing one person and injuring two others. The article links to a 2021 interview with KERA News where Wunderlich mentions speed as the ... Read More
Robert Wunderlich, CTS director, was recently interviewed by Texas Standard to discuss the factors that contributed to 2021 being the second-deadliest year on Texas roadways on record. New data from the Texas Department of Transportation reports 4,480 people died in car wrecks in 2021. The only year with more vehicle fatalities was 1981.