Tesla’s New Car Ranked Well for Safety

Car Safety Ratings

The Tesla Model X was just released and gained some attention from Consumer Reports. The car is said to be quick and reliable, but also earned praise in another area. Tesla announced that the Tesla Model X is the first electric SUV to pass all government crash tests. This week, the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

Many SUVs Reportedly Have Poor Headlights

Many SUVs Reportedly Have Poor Headlights

If you currently own a midsize SUV, you could be driving around in a vehicle with headlights that glare or are misaimed. Many SUV drivers assume that their headlights are designed to perform well, but that might not be the case. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently conducted a study on 37 midsize […]

Importance of Child Safety Restrictions

Child Safety in Cars

Did you know that 43% of children who died as a result of a car crash were improperly restrained? According to NPR, that goes to show the importance of proper car seat and seat belt usage, in kids of all ages. If those children had been properly buckled in and sitting in a car seat, […]

Small Cars Potentially Compromise Safety

Car Safety Topics

There are many advantages to driving a small car. On average, smaller cars tend to get better gas mileage than larger trucks and SUVs. They are also easy to maintain, and the ease of parking a small car and maneuvering it through tight roads is a definite plus. However, there are some issues that might […]

iOS 11 Commits to Car Safety Features

Car Technology

There are many people that attempt to use their smartphones when driving. These people send text messages, make phone calls, and even browse social media while driving. Distracted driving has resulted in thousands of car accidents resulting in both serious injury and death. Apple announced that it is taking steps against distracted driving, but whether […]

How to Improve Safety in an Outdated Vehicle

Improve Safety in an Outdated Vehicle

Although your wheels might be a bit outdated, you still might be able to add the latest and greatest new technology to your car. Your car has likely been a reliable sidekick over the years, and you’ve been through a lot together, but it’s starting to feel a bit outdated. New technology is being developed […]

New Safety Features Get Cars Banned From Racetracks

New Safety Features Get Cars Banned From Racetracks

Predictive collision avoidance technologies are perhaps the most promising car safety innovations we’ve seen in decades. Safety features like lane-departure warnings and automatic braking systems have the potential to dramatically reduce accident rates, particularly once they become standard on new vehicles. In the context of a racetrack, however, these automated safety features can have some […]

Will the Tesla Model 3 Be the Safest Car of All Time?

First Fatality Recorded in Tesla Autopilot Accident

Since it was founded in 2003, Tesla has gained a reputation for being one of the most innovative and forward-thinking automakers in the world. This year, the company is expected to begin production of its new compact luxury sedan, the Tesla Model 3. This is one of the mostly highly-anticipated vehicle releases in recent years, […]

Rolling Guard Rails Could Help Mitigate Accident Damage

Rolling Guard Rails Could Help Mitigate Accident Damage

Auto manufacturers, civil engineers and public interest groups are always looking for ways to make the road a safer place to drive, and recently two independent companies have developed remarkably similar technologies to improve highway safety—rolling guard rails. One of these rolling guard rail designs was created by the Australia-based KSI Global, while the other […]

See the Difference 20 Years of Safety Innovations Can Make

See the Difference 20 Years of Safety Innovations Can Make

It’s no secret that cars today are far safer than they were two decades ago. Incremental improvements to air bags, crumple zones and chassis materials have all contributed to vehicle designs that perform better in accidents, thereby protecting drivers and passengers from harm. Because these changes have happened so gradually, however, you may not realize […]