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Intellectual Property clarification added!

In response to several potential solvers, we have added clarification to DOT's intended interpretation of the Intellectual Property of Submissions section in the Solver Solicitation.


A $350,000 national challenge to...

CREATE REAL SOLUTIONS,
POWERED BY VISUALIZATIONS,
TO REDUCE SERIOUS CRASHES

In the USDOT's Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge, individuals and teams will compete for $350,000 in cash prizes by developing innovative analytical visualization tools to gain insights or inform decisions to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on the U.S. road and rail systems.

Why we're visualizing the risk of serious crashes

Despite a decades-long downward trend, there were 226,407 more injured persons in 2015 than in 2011.Motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2016 resulted in 37,461 fatalities, a 5.6 percent increase from the previous year.

Comprehensively, crashes are a societal harm that cost the nation over $800 billion dollars annually.

 
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Updated: Friday, August 10, 2018
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