Articles about automobile safety


Feds to (Finally) Explore Drunk Driving Prevention Tech

Last updated: 11/20/2020

America’s top safety agency is finally exploring new vehicle technology that could end the impaired driving epidemic for good — and advocates say we need to make it mandatory on...

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Regulators, Mount Up: NTSB Presses NHTSA for Better Self-driving Safety

Last updated: 11/14/2020

While the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) job isn’t to establish new regulations, it is obligated to enforce the country’s Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards...

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Virtual Safety Meets Road Safety in Heavy Vehicle Simulator

Last updated: 11/07/2020

Heavy vehicle operators will soon drive trucks down the South Eastern Freeway in a new state-of-the-art training simulator designed to improve road safety in South...

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When AVs crash, limited data access can impede investigations

Last updated: 11/04/2020

In these early stages of development, autonomous vehicles raise pressing questions whenever they crash, especially if the accident involves injury or death. But when the drivers...

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Alliance urges FCC to preserve full auto-safety spectrum

Last updated: 10/30/2020

The Alliance for Automotive Innovation is calling on the Federal Communications Commission to abandon a proposal that would split portions of a spectrum long assigned to...

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Cadillac's Super Cruise Outperforms Other Driving Assistance Systems

Last updated: 10/30/2020

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Groups file suit against FMCSA, DOT over final rule amending trucker hours-of-service regulations

Last updated: 10/27/2020

Washington — A coalition of roadway safety advocacy groups, in conjunction with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier...

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Statement in Opposition to the SELF DRIVE Act

Last updated: 10/26/2020

Today, Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) re-introduced the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, legislation on driverless cars, or...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week focuses on risks of speeding

Last updated: 10/21/2020

"Teens need to know that #SpeedIsNoGame," says Pamela Fuselli, President and CEO of Parachute. "Drivers who speed are at higher risk for crashes and more severe injuries, and...

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Statement on Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Last updated: 10/20/2020

This Distracted Driving Awareness Month, education and awareness campaigns aimed at keeping drivers’ eyes on the road and their minds focused on driving are in full swing. ...

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