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Researchers see sharp increase in Alabama traffic deaths    /  The Anniston Star

Twenty five percent more people died in car wrecks statewide in 2016 compared to the year before, according to traffic data released Tuesday by the University of Alabama’s Center for…


Source: The Anniston Star    /    Published: January 18, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Restrictions on teen driving need strengthening    /  The Montgomery Advertiser

Despite Alabama having a Graduated Driver License law — which sets restrictions for teenagers who sit behind the wheel at age 16 — it is not strong enough and should…


Source: The Montgomery Advertiser    /    Published: November 26, 2014    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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New research estimates 2,500 wrecks could occur during Thanksgiving week    /  WBRC Fox 6

If you’re hitting the road for Thanksgiving, you need to buckle up. A new study from The University of Alabama’s Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) estimates more than 2,500…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: November 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama study: Christmastime traffic worse than other holidays    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A recent study of Alabama traffic data by the University of Alabama’s Center for Advanced Public Safety predicts the days near Christmas this year will likely be more dangerous on…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: November 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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UA Study: Holiday Driving Dangerous, More So Just Before Christmas    /  UA News

The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 19, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.