New research would make clearing roads in Iowa safer during a snowstorm

New research and technology could help guide Iowa snowplow drivers in white-out conditions and warn them of obstacles, improve driver safety, and keep roads open in low visibility conditions. The Iowa Department of Transportation is working with Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation to develop a system that will allow its employees to “see” better … Read more

Florida is seeking $250,000 in fines from Orlando FreeFall ride operator after the death of a teenager * Florida

Florida officials are seeking fines of more than $250,000 against the operator of a 430-foot-tall ride at Icon Park in Orlando after a 14-year-old boy fell to his death earlier this year. Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried said an investigation found that Tire Sampson fell from the Orlando FreeFall drop tower due to … Read more