National contest challenges transportation students to improve roadway safety

The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) today announced a “Traffic Control Device Challenge” in partnership with the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board (TRB), a program unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The challenge will focus on how America’s roadway system must change to accommodate both human and “machine” drivers. The challenge is designed to promote innovation and stimulate ideas regarding traffic control devices with a goal to improve safety on the nation’s roadways. Eligible participants are individual high school, community college, college, graduate students, and teams of students with an interest in transportation.