Articles about automobile safety


Uber Expands Self-Driving Safety Report After NTSB Slams Culture

Last updated: 12/26/2020

[Ensure you have all the info you need in these unprecedented times. Subscribe now.] Uber Technologies Inc. vowed to make public more safety information regarding its...

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Road hazards could be seen in a new light

Last updated: 12/26/2020

After former Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith's girlfriend Petara Cordero died in a disabled vehicle accident in Ohio last year, he agreed to promote a new technology...

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Say Goodbye To Headlight Glare From Oncoming Traffic – Here’s Who Finally Solved The Problem

Last updated: 12/24/2020

Because IIHS is now only awarding the top score to vehicles that do not blind oncoming traffic, automakers have finally stopped making headlights they know do so. The Insurance...

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Hyundai Recalling 129,000 U.S. Cars Over Engine Fire Risk, Fined By Regulators

Last updated: 12/15/2020

Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling roughly 129,000 vehicles sold in the United States over an engine issue that may pose a fire risk. While we’ve been generally kind to the...

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Op-Ed: Florida lawmakers should not pull the plug on lifesaving red-light cameras

Last updated: 12/13/2020

Op-Ed: Florida lawmakers should not pull the plug on lifesaving red-light cameras By Melissa Wandall and Cathy Chase Dec 10, 2020 Save (The Center Square) – For the last decade,...

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More Hyundais Recalled for Fire Risk; Automaker Fined

Last updated: 12/09/2020

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Automakers propose policy changes to speed self-driving vehicle roll-out

Last updated: 12/09/2020

Major automakers unveiled more than a dozen policy proposals Wednesday they say would make it easier to roll out autonomous vehicles on a large scale in the coming years. The...

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Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure recalls

Last updated: 12/07/2020

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail. The National...

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U.S. Upgrades Safety Probe Into Nearly 159,000 Tesla Vehicles

Last updated: 12/06/2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Monday it was expanding a probe into nearly 159,000 Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles,...

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Being Too Comfortable Using Partial Automation Can Encourage Drivers To Lose Focus

Last updated: 12/06/2020

As drivers get more familiar with and develop trust in partial automation, they fidget with electronics and take both hands off the wheel more often. As a result, their...

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