Why you should never ride with your feet on the dashboard - experts

Why you should never ride with your feet on the dashboard - experts

It's tempting to rest your feet on the dashboard when you're a car passenger on a long trip, but you could end up breaking both your legs.  If your car has airbags, when the...

NHTSA opens door to adaptive-driving-beam headlights

NHTSA opens door to adaptive-driving-beam headlights

A potential change to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) for headlights would allow auto manufacturers to begin incorporating adaptive-driving-beam headlights in...

NHTSA urged to require rear seat belt warning systems

NHTSA urged to require rear seat belt warning systems

Federal regulators should amend vehicle safety standards to require a visual display that alerts the driver when passengers in the rear seats are not wearing their seat belts,...

International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

CVSA is now accepting nominations for the 2020 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). As the leading organization overseeing the coordination of uniformity of commercial...

Road traffic injuries

Road traffic injuries

Every year the lives of approximately 1.35 million people are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries,...

Hours of Service of Drivers

Hours of Service of Drivers

FMCSA proposes amendments to its hours-of-service (HOS) requirements to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to the HOS rules without adversely affecting safety. This...

School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety Español Overview The school bus is the safest vehicle on the road—your child is much safer taking a bus to and from school than traveling by car. Although four...

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam

Continue reading the main story Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam A woman crossing Mill Avenue at its intersection with Curry Road in Tempe,...

Child Restraints and Road Safety

Child Restraints and Road Safety

Increasing motorization worldwide has brought more crashes and injuries to vehicle occupants, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. One of the most effective...

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Español Overview Motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes. In 2018, 4,985 motorcyclists died. To keep everyone safe, we urge...

Editorial: Slow down and pay attention to reduce traffic fatalities

Editorial: Slow down and pay attention to reduce traffic fatalities

The BDN Editorial Board operates independently from the newsroom, and does not set policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on...

Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

In and Around the Car Heatstroke There are other dangers to children in and around cars that you should know. For example, heatstroke can occur when a child is left unattended...