Articles about automobile safety


‘Most Wanted List’ For Boosting Safety Topped By Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving, And Speeding

Last updated: 04/18/2021

Enhancements urgently needed to prevent accidents and crashes, reduce the number and severity of injuries, and save lives were highlighted by the National Transportation Safety...

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Why Remote Control Isn’t Required for Self-Driving Vehicles

Last updated: 04/16/2021

GM's Cruise has logged more miles than many other autonomous companies testing the vehicles on California roads. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press) [Stay on top of transportation...

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Deaths in truck crashes can be reduced if feds take these steps now, national safety board says

Last updated: 04/12/2021

The independent federal government agency that investigates transportation crashes on Tuesday said limiting how fast trucks can go and installing braking systems to...

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Distracted Parents: Driving With Your Kids Can Help You Avoid Technology Behind The Wheel

Last updated: 04/12/2021

The top three distractions for drivers are texts, phone calls and children in the backseat, but in what may seem counter intuitive, nearly all parents altered their driving...

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No crash test dummy represents average women. What's that mean for safety?

Last updated: 04/07/2021

No crash test dummy represents average women. What's that mean for safety? By Riley Beggin The Detroit News Apr 2, 2021 Save WASHINGTON Women get in fewer car accidents than...

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Tesla's Release of New 'Self-Driving' Software Closely Watched by U.S. Regulator

Last updated: 04/03/2021

The U.S. auto safety regulator on Thursday said it was closely watching Tesla Inc’s release of a software version intended to allow its cars to drive themselves, saying it stood...

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Fast Advances in Technology Adding to Friction Between Insurers and Repairers

Last updated: 04/03/2021

Waseem Tarabishi insists that employees at his San Diego-area collision repair shop take the online classes they need to maintain their technical certifications while on the...

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MADD/Ipsos Poll: Consumers Support Drunk Driving Prevention Systems in Cars

Last updated: 03/18/2021

MADD/Ipsos Poll: Consumers Support Drunk Driving Prevention Systems in Cars Read full article March 15, 2021, 9:20 PM ·3 min read 77% of Americans back federal action requiring...

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Statement on New Motor Vehicle Crash Fatality Figures

Last updated: 03/08/2021

The preliminary 2020 motor vehicle crash fatality figures released today by the National Safety Council (NSC) confirm what has been widely reported throughout the country –...

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U.S. Traffic Death Rate Highest In Nearly A Century

Last updated: 03/08/2021

Roads have been emptier since Covid-19. They've also been deadlier. The number of people who died in motor vehicle crashes in 2020 is estimated to be the highest in 13 years,...

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