Articles about vehicle safety


ANCAP ratings: everything you need to know - CarExpert

Last updated: 04/27/2020

When you’re shopping for a new car, you’re probably going to be comparing cars based on certain attributes. Which is cheapest? Which has the most features? Which has the best...

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CVSA's New 2020 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria is Now in Effect - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Last updated: 04/03/2020

Sticky: No April 1, 2020 Starting today, April 1, 2020, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2020 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria is now in effect....

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CVSA's Statement to the Public on the Coronavirus Pandemic - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Last updated: 03/28/2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted every aspect of our society, changing the way we work and the way we live. While this is something none of us anticipated, we...

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CVSA Offers Coronavirus Guidance to Roadside Inspectors

Last updated: 03/28/2020

A Maryland State Trooper directs a truck to be inspected in West Friendship, Md., during a road check event. CVSA recommends inspectors keep their distance from drivers during...

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ANCAP wants your dashcam footage of car crashes and near-misses for new safety campaign

Last updated: 03/18/2020

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has put the call out to motorists, asking for their dashcam footage of car crashes and near-misses, which will be used as...

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CVSA’s Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Last updated: 03/16/2020

An outbreak of the coronavirus acute respiratory disease (Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV/COVID-19) was first detected in December 2019 and has since rapidly spread throughout the...

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Road safety: How research efforts in Virginia limit crash deaths in Texas

Last updated: 03/04/2020

GREENE COUNTY, Va. – A special report by WSLS-TV, KSAT’s sister station in Roanoke, Virginia, is looking at how efforts in that state are keeping drivers in America safe on the...

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Vision Zero is Missing Something Big: Getting Cars Off the Road

Last updated: 02/26/2020

The Vision Zero strategy provides a crucial blueprint for ending deaths on American roadways. But a prominent transportation researcher is arguing it doesn’t go far enough,...

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Crashes, injuries spike after Michigan boosts freeway speed limits to 75 mph

Last updated: 01/15/2020

Michigan's nonpartisan, nonprofit news source If you care about Michigan, please support our work. Michigan Government Crashes, injuries spike after Michigan boosts freeway...

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

Last updated: 01/05/2020

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...

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