Articles about vehicle safety


Teen Driving 101: How to Select the Right Car for Your Teen

Last updated: 05/03/2021

Teen Driving 101: How to Select the Right Car for Your Teen Share: Last Updated: April 30th, 2021 Topics: Car Shopping Tips Teen Drivers Driving has become a rite of passage in...

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Make America Care about Global Road Safety Again

Last updated: 05/02/2021

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, the US faced an epidemic on wheels. Daily, the US mourns the loss of 100 people on American roads. Vulnerable road users pay the heaviest...

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Fatal 'Driverless' Tesla Crash Raises Questions About Company's Autopilot System

Last updated: 04/26/2021

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent a Special Crash Investigation team to the site. “We are actively engaged with local law enforcement and Tesla to...

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Pedestrians and bicyclists

Last updated: 04/22/2021

Pedestrians and bicyclists Daylight saving time Overview Pedestrian deaths have increased 51 percent since reaching their low point in 2009 and account for 17 percent of crash...

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Laws and Safety Efforts Can Prevent Distracted Driving

Last updated: 04/18/2021

When people read a text while driving, their eyes are off the road for an average of five seconds. At 55 miles per hour, that is like driving the length of a football field...

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Roadcheck inspections: To avoid or not to avoid?

Last updated: 04/14/2021

Old hand Mike "Mustang" Crawford and his independent business won't be on the road May 4-6 this year, which just so happens to coincide with the annual Roadcheck event of the...

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Answers to 4 baffling truck brake violations - Truck News

Last updated: 04/08/2021

Brake-related problems continue to dominate violations during roadside inspection blitzes. They accounted for 32% of the vehicle violations recorded during the most recent...

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The Rules That Made U.S. Roads So Deadly

Last updated: 04/07/2021

A 25-year-old Yale Law student. A crossing guard. A 78-year-old woman. A high-school teacher. These are but four of the pedestrians and bikers counted among the 310...

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Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What Does Not Work

Last updated: 03/27/2021

Road traffic crashes result in an estimated 1.35 million deaths and 50 million injuries worldwide per year with over 90 percent of these occurring in Low-Middle Income Countries...

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Can ‘tried and trusted’ regulations and standards keep vehicles safe in a digital future?

Last updated: 03/25/2021

The first question to ask is what has been tried and is it trusted? Over the last forty years the winning formula for improved vehicle safety has been the combination of...

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