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New Technology May Help Prevent Dangerous Backup Accidents

When people are overwhelmed, busy, and stressed out, they tend to become easily distracted. For example, if someone is running late for work, they may grab their coffee to go, jump in the car, and quickly back out of the driveway. Unfortunately, if the driver did not take the time to check the area behind » Read More


Toyota Issues Recalls Due to Defective Airbags

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Takata airbag recall was the largest safety recall in U.S. history. It was responsible for 16 deaths in the U.S., and at least 24 deaths and 300 injuries worldwide. Toyota recently announced that it is recalling 191,000 cars in the U.S. and Japan due to » Read More


Best Cars for Your Teen Driver

When it is time to shop for cars, parents and teen drivers tend to have differing perspectives on what the perfect vehicle might be. Many teens search for style in the most sporty or luxurious vehicle on the market, often to show off to their peers. However, parents often look beyond the aesthetics and search » Read More


Safety Priorities Auto Regulators Need to Address

Over the past two years, 7.5 million Americans were harmed and an additional 90,000 were fatally injured in traffic accidents. The U.S. Department of Transportation has yet to propose safety vehicle standards that could decrease injuries and fatalities. There are several factors that contribute to a car accident. Safety advocates believe that if there were » Read More


3D Dashboard Technology May Be Next for Car Safety

Bosch is amid development of a 3D dashboard display to make vehicles safer for drivers. Drivers with the dashboard display do not need 3D glasses to interpret the information, due to the passive 3D technology. The automotive supplier claims that this vehicular technology helps drivers better visualize their surroundings, which helps prevent motor vehicle accidents » Read More


Artificial Intelligence Helps Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

What if our mobile phones could prevent car accidents? That is the question researchers are tackling as they contemplate novel ways to stop crashes involving pedestrians. Not surprising given their widespread use, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are taking center stage in the race to reduce avoidable collision fatalities. In plenty of accident scenarios » Read More


Car Accidents Involving Rideshare Vehicles

Rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, make transportation easier than ever. However, due to the nature of the ridesharing business, things can get a bit complicated when an Uber or Lyft vehicle is involved in a car accident. To determine who is responsible for causing the accident, and whose insurance is going to pay » Read More


Safety Checks Before Driving

Many automobile accidents and mishaps can be prevented if drivers took the time to perform a few safety checks on their vehicles on a regular basis. Even the most experienced drivers may not do this, and newer ones might not be aware of these precautions. This is especially important to do before heading out for » Read More


Hyundai Expands Child Monitoring Systems

According to recent data, 52 children suffered from fatal heat-related injuries after being left inside of hot cars in 2018, stating that this was the highest number of deaths from vehicular heatstroke in the past 21 years. As for 2019, there have been 24 thus far. The heat level inside a car can rise to » Read More


Audi E-Tron Named Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named an electric car its top safety pick; the first electric battery-operated vehicle that was awarded this honor. Priced at $75,000, the Audi E-Tron can travel just over 200 miles after one charge. Standards for a top safety pick include earning a Good rating in six different types » Read More