Transportation safety

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Drivers, start your monitors: Inside the virtual world of the ZouSim Lab

Carlos Sun and his team have developed innovative vehicle technology becoming leaders in transportation.

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Civil Engineers assessing effectiveness of J-turn intersections in Missouri

A Mizzou Engineering team has been tasked with assessing the effectiveness of J-turn intersection designs across Missouri’s state highway system.

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Engineering team develops autonomous alarm system for work zone vehicles

A Mizzou Engineering team has developed an innovative alert system that tells drivers when they’re in danger of colliding with a mobile work zone vehicle.

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Engineering team earns research award for study of autonomous truck platoons

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun and his team have received a prestigious award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) for their studies of autonomous truck platoons. Sun will receive the AASHTO High Value Research Award in the Safety, Security and Emergencies Supplemental Category at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) annual meeting in January.

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Tracking traffic crashes: Researcher, Missouri State Highway Patrol working to understand where, when accidents happen

In addition to potential injuries and property damage, traffic crashes can cause a lot of disruptions from making people late to work to delaying package delivery. A Mizzou Engineer is working with the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) to better understand when and where traffic accidents happen in hopes of minimizing those disruptions.