Articles about automobile safety


A nonsensical FCC decision will cost lives

Last updated: 12/11/2019

How much is a human life worth? That’s a question raised, but not answered, by the proposal from the Federal Communications Commission to largely give away many of the airwaves...

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These 30 vehicles are the safest 2019 models, car-safety group IIHS says

Last updated: 12/02/2019

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Strong crash-test performance, collision avoidance systems and high-quality headlights enabled 30 vehicles to qualify for the top...

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Editorial: U.S. Should Go Slow on Self-Driving Vehicles

Last updated: 12/02/2019

In September, the president of the lobbying organization Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, an alliance of insurance companies and consumer, medical, public health and...

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US Department of Transportation updates autonomous car rules

Last updated: 12/02/2019

The report notes that it's meant to be an update to, but not a replacement of, last year's guidance, and it encourages those developing automated driving systems to make public...

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Safety groups release red light camera guidelines

Last updated: 12/02/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. — To encourage cities and localities to use automated enforcement, four national safety organizations have developed a red light camera checklist for local...

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Mandatory in-car devices for all convicted drunk drivers in NJ will test for alcohol | Video | NJTV News

Last updated: 12/01/2019

The new law, which goes into effect Sunday, requires installation of technology that locks ignition if it detects a driver’s alcohol level is above the legal limit. A...

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Displeasure at FCC plans for DSRC 5.9GHz Safety Spectrum | Traffic Technology Today

Last updated: 12/01/2019

Numerous transportation and automotive organisations in the USA have expressed their displeasure of the proposals advanced by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC)...

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Auto Safety Advocates Oppose FCC Plan for Sharing Unused Spectrum With Wi-Fi

Last updated: 12/01/2019

A little-used block of spectrum set aside for auto safety should be split to accommodate the rapidly growing number of wireless devices, the chairman of the U.S. telecoms...

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16 Car Safety Features No Vehicle Should Be Without

Last updated: 11/30/2019

We each want a car that fits our legs and lifestyle perfectly, but more than anything else, we want a car that will keep us and our loved ones safe on the road. Cars are being...

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Laws designed to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones are saving motorcyclists' lives

Last updated: 11/28/2019

Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at...

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