Articles about automobile safety


Highway safety report: ‘Disturbing trends emerge in 2020’

Last updated: 01/18/2021

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety released the 18th edition of the annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws report, which highlights a surge in traffic fatality rates....

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Skyrocket After Coronavirus Lockdowns Expire

Last updated: 01/18/2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. traffic deaths jumped dramatically after coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020, rising 13.1% in the three months ending Sept. 30 to the highest rate since 2005...

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AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and NSC Adopt Common Naming for Advanced Driver Assistance Technology

Last updated: 01/17/2021

As leaders in consumer advocacy, traffic safety and industry advice, four organizations – AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and the National Safety Council – have come together...

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The U.S. Could Make New Cars a Lot Less Deadly

Last updated: 01/12/2021

The simple act of taking a stroll or riding a bike is becoming an increasingly risky activity. Some 6,283 pedestrians died on U.S streets and roads in 2018, 42% more than a...

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Letter: We should do everything we can to stop drunk drivers

Last updated: 01/09/2021

Jan. 6, 2019, was the worst day of my life. On that day I lost my family. My sister Rima, brother-in-law Issam and two nieces and a nephew were driving home from vacation, when...

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Used-Car Dealers Often Sell Vehicles Without Addressing Known Life-Threatening Problems

Last updated: 01/08/2021

Lisa Shelton of Hidden Valley Lake, Calif., fell in love with the black 2005 Infiniti FX35 on a used-car lot in June 2019. She purchased it for about $7,000, but she had no idea...

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US traffic deaths fell 2% in 2019; 3rd straight yearly drop

Last updated: 01/07/2021

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, early rush hour traffic rolls along I-10 in Phoenix. Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell for the third straight year in 2019, the...

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Letter to Senate Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on

Last updated: 01/07/2021

The Honorable Deb Fischer, Chairman The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation...

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The FCC Just Upended Connected Vehicle Research

Last updated: 01/07/2021

It's not every day that one member of a president's administration accuses another of endangering Americans. But Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao didn't let norms get in...

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Young Drivers | Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Last updated: 01/01/2021

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety IN CRASHES INVOLVING A YOUNG DRIVER 0 INJURED iN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES Graduated Driver Licensing Laws Motor vehicle crashes are a leading...

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