According to NHTSA, with the exception of the Fourth of July, New Year’s Eve is the most dangerous driving holiday. Here’s how to avoid becoming a statistic.
One of the most difficult things to get used to the first time you drive a hybrid or electric vehicle is the silence. It’s unnerving not to hear the engine, but it quickly becomes the norm, and you get used to the quiet. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is taking issue with all […]
UPDATE: Six children — aged between kindergarten and fifth grade — were killed when their school bus rolled over and struck a tree in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 21, 2016. The crash sent 23 people to area hospitals. Tennessee state law requires that only special needs school buses to have seat belts.
Motor vehicle deaths are up in the United States. Look deep into the data, and you can see that those being killed more often are not who you might think.
Cars come equipped with more safety technology than ever, but that hasn’t stopped traffic fatalities from rising. Last year saw the largest rise since 1996, and new data suggests this year the number will rise once again. The news comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s preliminary data for the first six months of […]
In our increasingly digital world, more and more of what lands in that mailbox at the end of the driveway is junk mail. No one sends a letter these days so it’s likely bills, unwanted flyers from the local grocery store, and postcards from politicians looking for your support. There’s a good chance you’ve thrown […]
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) places most of the responsibility for traffic fatalities firmly on the shoulders of driver error – to the tune of more than 90 percent. Not being a regulatory body prone to standing idly by and waiting for problems to work themselves out, the NHTSA has taken steps to […]
What seems to be the first death in the use of autonomous vehicle features has befallen the driver of a Tesla Model S.