Articles about automobile safety


5 Ways to Help Nebraska Truckers Avoid Causing Accidents

Last updated: 09/28/2020

Even though the trucking industry is a major benefit to our economy, there are a significant number of accidents and deaths that result from a number of causes. According to the...

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

Last updated: 09/27/2020

[Ensure you have all the info you need in these unprecedented times. Subscribe now.] Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per...

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Safety advocates assail lack of federal action on weak vehicle seats

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Protective mask hanging on a rearview mirror (Getty Images) Safety advocates assail lack of federal action on weak vehicle seats While relatively rare, seatback failures have...

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More Rail Tank Cars Meet New Safety Standards

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Nearly half, 48%, of rail tank cars carrying Class 3 flammable liquids in 2019 met the new safety requirements, up from 33% in 2018, according to Fleet Composition of Rail Tank...

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one...

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Statement on Child Passenger Safety Week

Last updated: 09/25/2020

Over the last few months, numerous reports from across the country have made it clear that our roadways have turned into risky raceways with motorists driving recklessly at...

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Statement: Truck Driver Hours of Service Rule Challenged in Federal Court by Coalition of Driver and Safety Groups

Last updated: 09/19/2020

In June, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced drastic changes to federal truck driver hours of service (HOS) rules.  Under the guise of increased...

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Uber Expands Self-Driving Safety Report After NTSB Slams Culture

Last updated: 09/06/2020

Uber Technologies Inc. vowed to make public more safety information regarding its self-driving cars after the National Transportation Safety Board placed partial blame for a...

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US agency posts online map to track autonomous vehicle tests

Last updated: 09/06/2020

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2018 file photo, one of the test vehicles from Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle unit, navigates through the strip district near the company offices in...

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Some Cars Will Never Be Crash-Tested, Leaving Consumers in the Dark

Last updated: 09/04/2020

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