Are High-Tech Safety Systems A Help or a Hindrance?

Today’s vehicles come equipped with some of the most advanced safety technology, including blind spot detection, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. As cars with comprehensive driver-assist technologies replace older model cars, you would expect the number of car accidents to plummet. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration » Read More


Self-Driving Cars Do Not Appeal to Most Teen Drivers  

Today’s teens are an extremely tech-savvy group, probably because they spend so much time on their smartphones, laptops, or on their computers playing video games with their friends. It is how they communicate and interact with each other. However, considering how interested they are in the latest iPhone model, video game, or social media app, » Read More


Autopilot Buddy Dangers

The Autopilot Buddy is two pieces of plastic with magnets, which attach to the Tesla steering wheel, in order to trick the vehicle’s driver-assist system into thinking that a driver has his or her hands on the wheel. Tesla’s autopilot system will only work if it detects sustained pressure on the wheel. When it does » Read More


Skepticism About Self-Driving Cars  

The American Automobile Association (AAA) conducted a study recently, which found that 73 percent of drivers in this country are afraid to ride in an autonomous vehicle. This decline in trust is likely a result of several highly publicized accidents involving self-driving cars, which has made consumers question the safety of this technology. This is » Read More


Autonomous Vehicle Technology Raises Concerns  

According to a survey of 1,000 licensed drivers in China, Germany, and the United States, not all motorists share an enthusiasm for self-driving vehicles. Motorists are particularly concerned that hackers will be able to access the vehicle’s computer and steal data. This widespread fear of cybercrime could have a negative impact on the overall acceptance » Read More


Self-Driving Shuttle Not to Blame for Crash

Las Vegas is a place where people from all over the world come to escape reality and enjoy the food, the casinos, the fabulous entertainment, and now, the technology. A new self-driving shuttle bus was recently released in Sin City, but unfortunately, the shuttle was involved in a minor car accident just hours after its » Read More