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Three in Ten Drivers Put Off Worn Tire Replacement to Save Money, Survey Finds
Three in Ten Drivers Put Off Worn Tire Replacement to Save Money, Survey Finds

29 Sep 2022, 12:21 UTC / In a desperate attempt to save money, as many as three in ten drivers have admitted to delaying their oil change or tire replacement, a survey has found

 
Ford Explores Smartphone-Based Tech That Could Alert Drivers of Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Ford Explores Smartphone-Based Tech That Could Alert Drivers of Pedestrians and Bicyclists

20 Sep 2022, 08:40 UTC / Ford is looking into a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) smartphone app that alerts the driver if it identifies at-risk pedestrians, bicyclists, and others

 
Brigade Electronics Introduces New Road Safety System Designed for Commercial Van Use
Brigade Electronics Introduces New Road Safety System Designed for Commercial Van Use

12 Sep 2022, 11:24 UTC / Changes in road regulations require commercial vehicle drivers to adapt to safety road standards, Brigade Vans helps by providing incident prevention products

 
Billionaire's Death Sparks Road Safety Conversation, Individual Effort Required
Billionaire's Death Sparks Road Safety Conversation, Individual Effort Required

11 Sep 2022, 20:58 UTC / The death of a former Tata Motors chairman has led to a nation-wide discussion on road safety in India. It may not be enough to change statistics overnight

 
Tips to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend, The Second-Deadliest for Road Users
Tips to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend, The Second-Deadliest for Road Users

2 Sep 2022, 22:02 UTC / Labor Day weekend is the second-deadliest in the U.S. in terms of road safety. These tips should help you stay clear of being a part of the problem

 
Road Safety Charity Warns Not Everybody Is Ready for Self-Driving Cars, Has a Point
Road Safety Charity Warns Not Everybody Is Ready for Self-Driving Cars, Has a Point

28 Aug 2022, 20:42 UTC / Self-driving cars may bring a reduction in fatal accidents, but cars with self-driving functions may bring out the worst in us. That is what a study says

 
Increased Fuel Prices Have Led to Fewer Drivers Speeding, Study Claims
Increased Fuel Prices Have Led to Fewer Drivers Speeding, Study Claims

30 Jun 2022, 09:50 UTC / A study has shown that at least one in five drivers have slowed down because of rising fuel costs. Almost four in ten are now driving more economically

 
Kind Reminder: Other People May Break the Law, So It's Your Job to Stay Safe
Kind Reminder: Other People May Break the Law, So It's Your Job to Stay Safe

25 Jun 2022, 15:27 UTC / With everyone geared up to go on holiday, you might think everyone else is driving to some place to relax. Many are not, and you need to pay attention

 
Glow-in-the-Dark Line Markings Deployed to Make the Roads Safer
Glow-in-the-Dark Line Markings Deployed to Make the Roads Safer

25 May 2022, 17:19 UTC / Glow-in-the-dark line markings will be painted on selected roads in the state of Victoria, Australia, in a move to increase traffic safety

 
Everything You Need to Know About the Current ECE 22.06 Helmet Standard
Everything You Need to Know About the Current ECE 22.06 Helmet Standard

15 May 2022, 20:38 UTC / A new helmet standard has been in effect since January 2022. The news may have flown under the radar, but this is why it should matter to you

 
There Is a Link Between Pigeons and Motorcycle Accidents, It's Not What You Think
There Is a Link Between Pigeons and Motorcycle Accidents, It's Not What You Think

9 May 2022, 15:23 UTC / Pigeons are nothing like humans, right? Well, we do have a couple of things in common on top of our shared love for gluten, among other things

 
Become a Safer Pedestrian Today, Avoid Becoming a Number in a Statistic
Become a Safer Pedestrian Today, Avoid Becoming a Number in a Statistic

5 Feb 2022, 17:39 UTC / Everyone is a pedestrian once they leave their house or their car. When not inside or in a vehicle, you risk getting hit by one. Here is how to reduce that risk

 
Tests Show That AEB Systems Work, but Do Not Bet on Them After Dusk
Tests Show That AEB Systems Work, but Do Not Bet on Them After Dusk

4 Feb 2022, 11:14 UTC / Crossing the street is the most dangerous thing a pedestrian can do, and there is data to back that up. As it appears, AEB systems help, but not after dark

 
France Figured Out Something Essential About Lane Filtering, but It Took Them Awhile
France Figured Out Something Essential About Lane Filtering, but It Took Them Awhile

29 Jan 2022, 20:51 UTC / France is still researching the benefits of lane filtering, but riding school students will be taught how to do it regardless. We think it is a great idea

 
Research Discovers Why Some Drivers Do Not See Motorcyclists on the Road
Research Discovers Why Some Drivers Do Not See Motorcyclists on the Road

26 Jan 2022, 12:08 UTC / New research made in the UK has found an explanation as to why some drivers never spot motorcyclists on the road in time. It is not related to speed

 
These Are the Assistance Systems That Are Most Often Switched Off by Drivers
These Are the Assistance Systems That Are Most Often Switched Off by Drivers

13 Dec 2021, 17:29 UTC / Some assistance systems are more annoying than others, with drivers regularly switching them off. These are the systems that are most often switched off.

 
This $20 Helmet Could Have Prevented 1,4 Million Fatalities in the Last 12 Years
This $20 Helmet Could Have Prevented 1,4 Million Fatalities in the Last 12 Years

4 Dec 2021, 02:20 UTC / The FIA has accomplished to create a safe and affordable helmet and has begun distributing it. This could have saved a million lives, just in the last 12 years

 
Eight in Ten Young Pedestrians Cross the Road While Looking at Their Smartphone
Eight in Ten Young Pedestrians Cross the Road While Looking at Their Smartphone

22 Nov 2021, 14:17 UTC / A recent survey has shown that, in the past year, eight in ten young pedestrians cross the road while using their smartphones. The figures are concerning

 
Is Driving Causing You Pain? These Five Tips Might Help
Is Driving Causing You Pain? These Five Tips Might Help

23 Oct 2021, 10:41 UTC / If driving is uncomfortable for you, or you keep getting out of your car tired, but your vehicle is considered comfortable, you should check out these tips.

 
This Two-Way Connected Collision Warning System Could Save Cyclists’ Lives
This Two-Way Connected Collision Warning System Could Save Cyclists’ Lives

4 Jun 2021, 12:57 UTC / Cyclists, scooter-riders and pedestrians could all be safer on the roads, with the help of this innovative collision warning system