Rural roads are more than twice as deadly for motorists as interstates and urban roads! According to the recently released TRIP report on America’s rural roads, the number of fatalities that occur on rural roadways is “disproportionately high.” Among other things, the report examined the potential causes of this higher accident and fatality rate on rural roads and gave recommendations for infrastructure changes that could address this problem. At InfraStripe, safety is a core value and sustainable infrastructure is a top priority for us. So we wanted to take some time to share the results from the TRIP study on rural roads.[Read more…]
It’s possible that you’re wondering what a striping company has to do with autonomous vehicles (AVs). Fair enough. The answer is: more than meets the eye. Here’s the main point of connection, though: roadways and striping are all about building sustainable infrastructure, and AVs are going to require substantive infrastructure adjustments. At InfraStripe, we’re strategizing with other industry leaders to map out a transition plan for a transportation world with autonomous (also known as “driverless”) vehicles.