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...