Self-Driving Uber Has First Fatal Accident

First Fatal Accident Occurs With Self-Driving Car

It seemed as if the movement to create the first fully functional self-driving car was coming along quickly, but earlier this week, a devastating incident created a setback when it was reported that one of Uber’s self-driving prototypes killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. ALTHOUGH POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING, it seems that a woman was […]

New Laser Technology in Driverless Cars

Laser Technology in Driverless Cars

Did you know traffic accidents claim more than 1 million lives around the world every year? They are actually the second-leading cause of death among those kids who fall between the ages of 5 and 14. They’re also the reason some people are worried about what effect autonomous vehicles could have on the total number […]

What to Do After Receiving a Safety Recall

Know what to do after receiving a safety recall

Does it feel like there are more vehicles being recalled today than ever before? That’s because there actually are more vehicle safety recalls going out now than there were even just a few years ago. In fact, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, vehicle manufacturers recalled almost as many vehicles over the […]

Important Car Safety Technologies

Safe Car Technology

As recently as just two or three decades ago, most of the safety features that were added to cars, trucks, and SUVs were put there to protect people in the event of a crash. Car manufacturers looked for various ways to make seatbelts, airbags, and other devices safer than they were. But in recent years, […]

IIHS Top Safety Pick+: 2018 Hyundai Elantra

IIHS Top Safety Pick+: 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra was already regarded as being one of the safest vehicles on the market. Prior to this month, it had been given the Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. But it just received yet another award that proves it’s even safer than previously believed. The IIHS gave […]

There May Be an End to Drowsy Drivers

There May Be an End to Drowsy Drivers

Drowsy drivers present a big problem on U.S. roads every year. In fact, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, about 20 percent of traffic deaths are the direct result of a drowsy driver. Drowsy drivers routinely fall asleep at the wheel or take their eyes off the road for too long and cause […]

Keeping Your Car’s Safety Sensors Clean This Winter

Keeping Your Car’s Safety Sensors Clean This Winter

Many newer vehicles today are equipped with a range of different safety sensors on them that are designed to keep those in the vehicles safer than ever. However, one of the problems with these sensors is that they can end up getting very dirty during the wintertime. Dirt, salt, snow, and other wintry substances can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]