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The US government finally realizes that cars kill people outside the vehicle, too

The US government finally realizes that cars kill people outside the vehicle, too

The US government’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), also known as the five-star safety rating, is getting a major update. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

Statement on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Actions on Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Testing Rules

Statement on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Actions on Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Testing Rules

Today the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) withdrew the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) issued in 2019 which would have allowed states to permit a...

Statement on Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Statement on Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 1st marks the start of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which serves to direct much-needed attention to a year-round issue.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety...

Is Driving High as Dangerous as Driving Drunk?

Is Driving High as Dangerous as Driving Drunk?

Ask Well Is Driving High as Dangerous as Driving Drunk? There’s limited data on how marijuana impacts driving performance, but experts urge caution before getting behind the...

In the Next Decade, All New Cars Will Carry Technology that Monitors for Impaired Drivers

In the Next Decade, All New Cars Will Carry Technology that Monitors for Impaired Drivers

By the end of the decade, all new cars in the U.S. will have to be equipped with technology that monitors for drunken and impaired driving. The $1 trillion federal...

Advocates call for better technology to prevent kids from dying in hot cars

Advocates call for better technology to prevent kids from dying in hot cars

According to Kids and Car Safety, more than 1,000 children have died in hot cars since 1990. As part of the sweeping infrastructure bill that was passed into law in November,...

Leading up to National Heatstroke Prevention Day (May 1), Members of Congress, Safety Advocates and Families Affected by Hot Car Deaths Stress the Urgent Need for Effective Hot Car Technology

Leading up to National Heatstroke Prevention Day (May 1), Members of Congress, Safety Advocates and Families Affected by Hot Car Deaths Stress the Urgent Need for Effective Hot Car Technology

Washington, DC, April 28, 2022 – Today, Members of Congress, Kids and Car Safety, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a memory science expert, and families affected by hot...

Media Alert: Press Conference on Advancing the Child Protection

Media Alert: Press Conference on Advancing the Child Protection

Over 1,000 children have died from heatstroke in hot cars since 1990 and at least another 7,300 survived with varying types and severity of injuries. With temperatures rising...

The Latest In Combatting Distracted Driving

The Latest In Combatting Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a month dedicated to thinking about the decisions we make while driving a car and ultimately, how those decisions affect the safety...

Are self-driving cars safe for our cities?

Are self-driving cars safe for our cities?

From ushering in an era of decreased car ownership, to narrowing streets and eliminating parking lots, autonomous vehicles promise to dramatically reshape our cities. But after...

Statement Regarding Need for Safety in Autonomous Vehicle Legislation - Center for Autosafety

Statement Regarding Need for Safety in Autonomous Vehicle Legislation - Center for Autosafety

With almost 40,000 crash deaths and over 2.5 million serious injuries a year, there is no time to waste in moving forward towards deploying safe vehicle technology, be it...

New US autonomous vehicle plan lets industry regulate itself

New US autonomous vehicle plan lets industry regulate itself

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announces new voluntary safety guidelines for self-driving cars during a visit to an...