Lidar Pioneer Velodyne Debuts $100 Auto Safety Sensor As Self-Driving Cars’ Pace To Market Slows

Lidar Pioneer Velodyne Debuts $100 Auto Safety Sensor As Self-Driving Cars’ Pace To Market Slows

The Consumer Electronics Show has seen big announcements in self-driving car technology in recent years, but 2020’s edition of the sprawling tech extravaganza acknowledges an...

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...

Feds triple-down on voluntary approach to self-driving car regulations

Feds triple-down on voluntary approach to self-driving car regulations

The Trump administration rolled out its third set of guidelines for self-driving vehicles in three years on Wednesday, tripling down on a voluntary approach to autonomous-car...

Auto Safety Group Says Taxis, Ride Shares In NYC May Be Operating With Safety Recalls

Auto Safety Group Says Taxis, Ride Shares In NYC May Be Operating With Safety Recalls

An auto safety group said the taxi cab or Uber you ride in may have safety problems you don’t even know about, CBS2’s Nick Caloway reported. When you hail a cab you might be...

How to Avoid Distracted Driving at Night | Reviews.com

How to Avoid Distracted Driving at Night | Reviews.com

Be honest: Have you ever read or answered a text while driving? If so, you’re not alone. A2016 survey from State Farm found 94% of drivers said they thought texting was a...

Non-fear-Based Road Safety Campaign as a Community Service: Contexts from Social Media

Non-fear-Based Road Safety Campaign as a Community Service: Contexts from Social Media

Non-fear-Based Road Safety Campaign as a Community Service: Contexts from Social Media Authors Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS,...

Is technology making it safer to drive?

Is technology making it safer to drive?

As written for The Safe Driver. Most experts agree that technology is making driving a much safer activity. There are, of course, exceptions to that general rule. Some people...

Study Links Rise of SUVs to the Pedestrian Safety Crisis

Study Links Rise of SUVs to the Pedestrian Safety Crisis

Almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed on American streets in 2016, an increase of nearly 50 percent since 2009. The cause of the increase, however, has stumped some safety...

8 Ways to Reduce Road Fatalities Using the ‘Safe System’ Approach | 

8 Ways to Reduce Road Fatalities Using the ‘Safe System’ Approach | 

Despite more than 1.35 million lives lost on the roads each year, traffic-related fatalities aren’t given the same media or political attention as plane, train or boat...

Secure the Future | MADD

Secure the Future | MADD

Secure the Future DADSS Driver Alcohol Detection System (DADSS) Imagine a world without drunk driving…Ten thousand fewer families would get the call or visit from law...

'Growing Epidemic' Of Pedestrian Deaths Tackled By National Safety Group

'Growing Epidemic' Of Pedestrian Deaths Tackled By National Safety Group

The series of counter measures are aimed at reducing pedestrian injuries and death by addressing vehicle-based changes, infrastructure improvements, data collection,...

Safety Agency Probes 4 Automakers In New Takata Air Bag Recall

Safety Agency Probes 4 Automakers In New Takata Air Bag Recall

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their...