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The Reason Why IIHS Degraded the Jeep Wrangler in the Latest Side Impact Test Round
The Reason Why IIHS Degraded the Jeep Wrangler in the Latest Side Impact Test Round

20 May 2022, 13:59 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The latest IIHS round of side impact tests showed marked improvement in passenger protection, but the Jeep Wrangler falls behind because of a design flaw

 
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hires Former Center for Auto Safety Head
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hires Former Center for Auto Safety Head

24 Jan 2022, 22:31 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Jason Levine has fought for traffic safety and better cars for four and a half years as the executive director of the entity founded by Ralph Nader

 
The War on Cars - Paris Wants You to Drive at 30 Kph (19 Mph), Ridicule Strikes Back
The War on Cars - Paris Wants You to Drive at 30 Kph (19 Mph), Ridicule Strikes Back

16 Oct 2021, 10:48 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The new speed limits for Paris streets may reach all streets in Europe, but runners and bikers would get tickets if they have license plates.

 
It's Now Illegal to Use Your Phone inside a Car in France, Even If Pulled Over
It's Now Illegal to Use Your Phone inside a Car in France, Even If Pulled Over

6 Feb 2018, 08:46 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / People are not going to like this decision, and we suspect the French police is going to issue a lot of fines until they start taking it seriously

 
Dashcam App Looks to Grade Every Driver Out There, Warn When Bad Ones Are Around
Dashcam App Looks to Grade Every Driver Out There, Warn When Bad Ones Are Around

16 Jun 2016, 11:30 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / There are many ways in which technology can help with making driving a much safer experience, and until autonomous vehicles come around, this might do the trick

 
FIA Tasks "Lucy" Director Luc Besson with Child Pedestrian Safety Ad
FIA Tasks "Lucy" Director Luc Besson with Child Pedestrian Safety Ad

8 Oct 2015, 18:40 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / FIA has tasked the same director who took care of the famous movies like Lucy and Leon to create a powerful visual message concerning traffic safety

 
UAE Becomes First in the Region to Consider Emergency in-Car Calls Technology
UAE Becomes First in the Region to Consider Emergency in-Car Calls Technology

14 Jun 2015, 01:03 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Safety in traffic is something that gets better by the year, and the UAE are clearly interested. After UE, the country will also apply the eCall technology

 
Video Filmed Inside and Outside the Car Shows How Dangerous Distracting Driving Really Is
Video Filmed Inside and Outside the Car Shows How Dangerous Distracting Driving Really Is

27 Mar 2015, 09:50 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Researchers have analyzed the six seconds leading up to a crash in nearly 1,700 videos of teen drivers taken from in-vehicle event recorders

 
Ford Inflatable Seat Belts Earn the 2011 Traffic Safety Achievement Award
Ford Inflatable Seat Belts Earn the 2011 Traffic Safety Achievement Award

29 Apr 2011, 14:38 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Ford’s rear inflatable seat belts have received the 2011 Traffic Safety Achievement Award from the New York International Auto Show’s World Traffic Safety Symposium, the company announce...

 
Artificial Engine Sounds for Electric Cars a Necessity, Study Says
Artificial Engine Sounds for Electric Cars a Necessity, Study Says

7 Apr 2011, 11:27 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The first report on sound design and requirements for sound systems in electric and hybrid cars is here, qualifying sounds that are specific to that of combustion engines as imperative for electric ...

 
25% of New Cars to Have Blind Spot Detection Systems by 2016, Study Says
25% of New Cars to Have Blind Spot Detection Systems by 2016, Study Says

16 Mar 2011, 08:33 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As the world’s roads become ever more crowded, the need for traffic safety is constantly increasing. A recent study conducted by ABI Research revealed that annual Blind Spot Detection (BSD) sy...

 
Nearly One Third of US Drivers Get Amorous while Behind the Wheel
Nearly One Third of US Drivers Get Amorous while Behind the Wheel

11 Feb 2011, 09:10 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Valentine’s Day is getting closer as we speak, and though some may see it just like a wicked marketing scheme that helps boost sales of related merchandise, the truth is that many get carried ...

 
People Driving with Dogs Could Get Distracted
People Driving with Dogs Could Get Distracted

18 Aug 2010, 13:31 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The results of a recent survey conducted by the AAA and Kurgo revealed that dog owners often drive with their furry friend on board, with one in five allowing the dog to sit in their lap. This can m...

 
AKTIV Road Safety Project - BMW and Volkswagen
AKTIV Road Safety Project - BMW and Volkswagen

13 Jul 2010, 15:32 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / As the world’s roads become ever more crowded, the need for traffic safety is constantly increasing. While the global automotive producers are making efforts to develop new systems that increa...

 
Volvo Trucks Gives Safety Tips to Children
Volvo Trucks Gives Safety Tips to Children

1 Jul 2010, 12:10 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As most accidents involving trucks and pedestrians occur due to the driver’s blind spot, Volvo Trucks has partnered with other organizations to teach Danish kids how to behave when there are t...

 
PARS Fights for Safer Roads
PARS Fights for Safer Roads

12 Mar 2010, 14:18 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / A new coalition has been formed in order to promote road safety and raise awareness of traffic safety initiatives that prevent injuries and decrease fatalities in the United States. Dubbed the Partn...

 
AAA Announces State Legislative Priorities for 2010
AAA Announces State Legislative Priorities for 2010

21 Jan 2010, 08:34 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The American Automobile Association (AAA) yesterday revealed that it is planning to build on the campaign of traffic safety law improvements that started last year and its is currently working with ...

 
Distracted Driving Website Launched by NHTSA
Distracted Driving Website Launched by NHTSA

1 Jan 2010, 11:33 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The present digital age, when less time and more gadgets are available, has the perfect conditions to favor distracted driving, a problem which has unfortunately become a part of our daily motoring ...

 
Motorcycle Fatalities in California Declined in 2009
Motorcycle Fatalities in California Declined in 2009

22 Oct 2009, 07:58 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Encouraging figures were recently provided by the NHTSA, showing that motorcycle fatalities have decreased significantly in the first six months of 2009 in California. According to an official state...

 
Traffic Safety Tips for Halloween
Traffic Safety Tips for Halloween

20 Oct 2009, 08:39 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Halloween is approaching fast and the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation has just revealed some safety tips to advise people on the dangers that could occur the respective night, as there will be more p...