Articles about automobile safety


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

Last updated: 12/23/2019

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...

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Secure the Future | MADD

Last updated: 12/23/2019

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...

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

Last updated: 12/23/2019

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

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Safety Agency Probes 4 Automakers In New Takata Air Bag Recall

Last updated: 12/23/2019

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...

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Senators push for automatic shutoffs in keyless cars

Last updated: 12/20/2019

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Jerry Zitser pulled into his garage, walked into his house with the groceries, and flipped on a baseball game. “As he was sitting there, poison...

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Self-Driving Mercedes Will Be Programmed To Sacrifice Pedestrians To Save The Driver

Last updated: 12/17/2019

When they crash, self-driving Mercedes will be programmed to save the driver, and not the person or people they hit. That’s the design decision behind the Mercedes Benz’s future...

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FCC Votes To Move Car Safety To Broadband | PYMNTS.com

Last updated: 12/17/2019

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could allow mobile devices to command the airwaves that have been used by carmakers for vehicle safety,Bloombergreported on...

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Connected Cars Yield to Broadband as FCC Advances Airwaves Plan

Last updated: 12/16/2019

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission moved toward letting mobile devices take over airwaves long assigned to carmakers for vehicle safety, advancing a plan opposed by...

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Another Massive Takata Recall Looms for Large Batch of Air Bags

Last updated: 12/15/2019

Global automakers may face another potentially huge air-bag recall as the U.S. transport regulator evaluates the long-term safety of inflators made by bankrupt supplier...

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The Safety Spectrum: Human Lives Must Come Before Faster WiFi

Last updated: 12/13/2019

Since the dawn of the internet, increased connectivity has changed society in many profound ways. But as we grapple with the evolution of information technology, there is one...

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