Articles about vehicle safety


Watch what happens when a driver-assist car is given control | ITV News

Last updated: 10/25/2020

Driver assistance technology may have moved into the fast lane, but as ITV News Consumer Editor Chris Choi found out, taking a backseat could have alarming consequences. The...

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How to Drive Safely Near Semi Trucks

Last updated: 10/12/2020

Semi trucks, big rigs, 18-wheelers, and other types of large, commercial trucks and buses can be challenging to drive near if you’re in a smaller passenger vehicle. Some drivers...

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How to Handle Speaking to the Police at a Car Accident Scene

Last updated: 09/29/2020

The moments after a car accident are often overwhelming and full of confusion. There will likely be many people involved at the scene. There’s you, the other party or parties...

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How Many Accidents Are Caused by Commercial Vehicle Failure?

Last updated: 09/28/2020

While the trucking industry transports and delivers a number of important goods and services across the country, there are dangers associated with any type of vehicular travel....

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Motor Vehicle Safety at Work Webinars

Last updated: 09/05/2020

John Howard is the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program in the U.S. Department...

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It's Brake Safety Week - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Last updated: 08/26/2020

Today is the start of Brake Safety Week, which is Aug. 23-29. Throughout the week, law enforcement personnel will conduct roadside safety inspections to identify commercial...

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Smaller, older vehicles may put teen drivers at increased risk

Last updated: 08/23/2020

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It’s no secret that a lack of experience and high risk thresholds place teen drivers at an increased risk of harm or death. However, despite these known...

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On the Roads Less Traveled, Speeds Are Up

Last updated: 08/15/2020

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] During the coronavirus pandemic, driving on rural interstates can seem like being on an Indy 500...

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Care for the air system that feeds your truck brakes - Truck News

Last updated: 08/07/2020

The emergency and supply lines that stretch between a tractor and trailer offer a colorful reminder that compressed air is the lifeblood of your brake system. The hoses are a...

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Roads are becoming less safe. How can fleets reaffirm safety culture?

Last updated: 08/03/2020

We're inundated with notifications, updates, reminders and alerts on our smartphones, particularly as the pandemic has made phone and internet our main ways of communicating...

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