Archive for December, 2015

A Highway Undertaking

Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 by .

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The concept of overtaking a car in an outer laneĀ (undertaking) has regulation that varies greatly between jurisdictions. What is consistent though it that undertaking is generally considered unsafe as drivers do not expect to find cars passing along theirĀ outside. Countries like Germany, France, and Finland specifically prohibit undertaking outside built up areas while in the […]

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Wireless Data Reform

Posted on 08. Dec, 2015 by .

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In 2013 consumers in North America used an average of 1.3GB of data per month. In 2018 consumers are expected to be using 9GB of data per month, an 11-fold increase in usage over 5 years before. Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices for more of their daily activities every year and unfortunately this […]

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Turning the Corner on Highway Lanes

Posted on 07. Dec, 2015 by .

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A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. This fundamental concept can also be applied to roads in the sense that a road is only as effective at moving traffic as its widest (and most efficient) point. There are many examples in Ottawa and around the world of important roads that, while considerably wide […]

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