Articles about automobile safety


US implored to close stretch limo loopholes in car regulations

Last updated: 10/14/2020

The National Safety Transportation Board will vote Tuesday on the findings and probable cause of a deadly stretch limousine crash in New York that killed 20 people, and the...

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New Safety Features in Cars (or Just New to You)

Last updated: 10/11/2020

Wheels New Safety Features in Cars (or Just New to You) Their names are hard to keep straight, but they will keep you between the lines and even brake for you. And more tech is...

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New driver assistance tech grading system launched - Car Keys

Last updated: 10/03/2020

Car safety experts Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP have teamed up to launch a new grading system for the growing number of driver assistance fitted to modern cars.  Said to be...

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5 Ways to Help Nebraska Truckers Avoid Causing Accidents

Last updated: 09/28/2020

Even though the trucking industry is a major benefit to our economy, there are a significant number of accidents and deaths that result from a number of causes. According to the...

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

Last updated: 09/27/2020

[Ensure you have all the info you need in these unprecedented times. Subscribe now.] Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per...

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Safety advocates assail lack of federal action on weak vehicle seats

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Protective mask hanging on a rearview mirror (Getty Images) Safety advocates assail lack of federal action on weak vehicle seats While relatively rare, seatback failures have...

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More Rail Tank Cars Meet New Safety Standards

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Nearly half, 48%, of rail tank cars carrying Class 3 flammable liquids in 2019 met the new safety requirements, up from 33% in 2018, according to Fleet Composition of Rail Tank...

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

Last updated: 09/26/2020

Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one...

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Statement on Child Passenger Safety Week

Last updated: 09/25/2020

Over the last few months, numerous reports from across the country have made it clear that our roadways have turned into risky raceways with motorists driving recklessly at...

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Statement: Truck Driver Hours of Service Rule Challenged in Federal Court by Coalition of Driver and Safety Groups

Last updated: 09/19/2020

In June, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced drastic changes to federal truck driver hours of service (HOS) rules.  Under the guise of increased...

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