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 […]

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, […]

What Can Decrease Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Cars?

What Can Decrease Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Cars?

The idea of self-driving cars might sound like a really cool concept to you. But the truth is that if you’re a person who suffers from motion sickness regularly—and frankly, even if you aren’t someone who normally gets motion sickness—you could be susceptible to it when riding in an autonomous vehicle. Because you won’t have […]

Car Companies Monitor More Than You Think

Car Companies Monitor More Than You Think

Most of the cars, trucks, and SUVs that are on the market today are jam-packed with all kinds of great technology designed to keep drivers safe and help them along their path. From GPS systems to driver alert systems, there are so many different bells and whistles that come standard in most vehicles. But could […]

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 […]

Snowy Conditions? No Problem for Robot Cars

Snowy Conditions? No Problem for Robot Cars

One of the many concerns that people have about the autonomous vehicles that are currently being developed is that it’s unclear how they will operate in inclement weather. These vehicles might be able to navigate dry roads safely, but what is going to happen when it snows outside? Will the vehicles be inoperable? There’s no […]

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 […]

Is the Technology in New Cars Simply Distracting?

4N6XPRT Systems

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, […]

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 […]