As more data comes in, automatic emergency braking starts to prove its worth.
There are a wide variety of road warning signs to keep you and everyone around you safe. Many of these signs are geared towards large vehicles that are simply to big or too heavy for narrow roads and small bridges. Every single one of these signs is important, but being over the weight limit didn’t […]
Driving under the influence is illegal no matter where you live, but that isn’t enough to stop people from doing it anyway. Two recent studies confirmed the problem is getting worse as states with legalized recreational marijuana usage are seeing increases in crash rates. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and Highway Loss Data […]
Autonomous vehicle technology is still in its early stages. There’s testing on public roads, but with very strict parameters. Companies can’t simply develop a vehicle and set it lose on the streets. Instead, they have to apply for permission for any kind of testing. One company overstepped its bounds by using a fleet of driverless […]
With ever increasing laws, rules, and regulations on how we operate our vehicles, drivers will take any help available to keep things legal. The first place to start is your infotainment system.
There’s a debate raging over at the Car Talk Communities about advanced safety technology and teen drivers. “I’ve noticed your partiality to all the new safety features available on today’s cars – automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning and rear cross traffic alert, amongst others,” writes Michael Britten. With his own teen grandchildren about […]
Road signs are there for a reason. When we learn to drive we also learn to pay attention to those signs because they keep us safe, help us figure out where we’re going, and in general are an essential part of navigating road ways. Ignore a road sign and things might not turn out too […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is about to approve smart headlights for the U.S. in use worldwide for over a decade. Here’s why it matters to everyday drivers.
Our cars come with an ever-increasing number of new technologies designed to keep us safe. Even on the most inexpensive cars in the most basic trims, there are features that were once reserved only for luxury vehicles as expensive options. The trickle-down of this technology to the broader car market is a good thing, but […]