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

Car Technology News

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, […]

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 […]