Articles about automobile safety


Are self-driving cars safe for our cities?

Last updated: 01/17/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 01/15/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 01/13/2020

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...

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New US autonomous vehicle plan lets industry regulate itself

Last updated: 01/12/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 01/11/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 01/04/2020

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...

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How to Avoid Distracted Driving at Night | Reviews.com

Last updated: 01/02/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 12/27/2019

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,...

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Is technology making it safer to drive?

Last updated: 12/25/2019

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...

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Study Links Rise of SUVs to the Pedestrian Safety Crisis

Last updated: 12/24/2019

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...

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