Upcoming Car Features Worth Considering

Car Technology News

Just a decade ago, the idea of having a GPS system or a backup camera installed in your car seemed futuristic. In 2018, most vehicles come standard with a variety of technological features intended to keep drivers safe. Many car features are still being developed and will likely improve over the course of the next […]

Why Tires Matter When Considering Car Safety

Importance of Car Tires

Many vehicles on the road today are equipped with more safety features than most people can even count. From forward-collision warnings and pedestrian detection to rear cameras that allow you to look behind you without even turning around, your car, truck, or SUV is likely jam-packed with all kinds of features that are specifically designed […]

Is the Technology in New Cars Simply Distracting?

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A decade or two ago, there was limited technology within most vehicles. Most cars, trucks, and SUVs had digital clocks, a radio, and, if you were lucky, a CD player. However, in recent years, vehicle manufacturers have started to include a tremendous amount of technology into cars. While some car technology features are certainly beneficial, […]

A Danger of Self-Driving Cars: Falling Asleep

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Many major manufacturers, such as Google and Tesla, are hoping to create vehicles that are 100 percent autonomous. A self-driving vehicle should be able to drive passengers to designated locations without requiring them to physically drive the car themselves. There has been numerous questions raised about the possible issues that could come with self-driving vehicles, […]

Technology Based Safety Features to Consider

Car Technology

Automotive technology has evolved considerably over the years, including in areas of safety. While safety features like seat belts, air bags, and anti-lock brakes are now considered standard, new technology-based safety features are beginning to emerge. These are a few technology features to consider if you’re thinking about purchasing a new car. Rearview cameras Rearview […]

Cars Could Eventually Predict Heart Attacks

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Medical emergencies like heart attacks are responsible for thousands of car accidents each year. Since heart attacks may result in a loss of consciousness, the risk of a crash following a heart attack while driving is a real concern. Experts anticipate that the number of medical emergencies leading to accidents will only increase as the […]

Airbags Issues Rise with Takata

Air Bag News

It is no secret that the automotive industry has had an eye on safety in recent years. With lane departure alerts and automatic braking, the industry is doing what it can to encourage safe driving. With all of these advancements, it is almost impossible to imagine that our lives might be at risk from one […]

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, […]