Traffic Safety & Driving Safety around the World

Traffic safety and driving safety tips are always worthwhile topics, but they’re definitely having their moment in the sun this week. India: Army man turned poet writes song of driving safety tips. Since retiring from the army, Ishwar Chand Gambhir enjoys writing poetry in his spare time. His latest inspiration? Traffic safety. He’s penned a song hoping to spread awareness of traffic rules and inspire drivers to follow them. Next … Continue reading

Yokohama Simulates Tire Noise, and It Looks like Gummy Worms

Yokohama has created the world’s first ever simulation of tire noise, and it’s quite a colorful affair. The tire company teamed up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to simulate how noise is created as a tire rolls on the road. Believe it or not, tires are actually a primary source of road noise at high speeds. At slower speeds, engine noise is generally louder than tire noise. But … Continue reading