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By JEFF VICTOR
Laramie Boomerang 

UW driving simulator conducts interstate safety research

 

September 14, 2017



LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Interstate 80 corridor cutting across Wyoming is a major thoroughfare for tractor-trailers transporting freight across the country. It can also be deadly during the long Wyoming winter, when blowing snow, ice and decreased visibility make travel dangerous.

Ongoing research — funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration and the Wyoming Department of Transportation — aims to make this corridor safer for all drivers using connected vehicle technology, which allows cars to communicate with each other about road and traffic condi...



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