Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning Reduce Crash Risk 42 Percent: Study

Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning Reduce Crash Risk 42 Percent: Study
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EuroFOT, a European large-scale field test on driving safety, is finally concluded and suggests that safety systems like adaptive cruise control and collision warning systems reduce the risk of a crash by 42 percent. Continue Reading...

Mandatory Throttle-Override System Proposed by US Regulators

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Mandatory Throttle-Override System Proposed by US Regulators
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Following the rash of alleged self-accelerating cars, U.S. regulators are calling for all automakers to make throttle override mechanisms standard equipment in every light vehicle. This issue came to light after Toyota’s unintended acceleration case, which spurred NHTSA to begin looking into override technology in 2010. Essentially, the required system would ensure that the brake will overpower… Continue Reading...

D’oh, a Deer! Tips For Avoiding Car Collisions With Deer This Fall

D’oh, a Deer! Tips For Avoiding Car Collisions With Deer This Fall
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Fall is a lovely time of year and a great time to travel the scenic roads to take advantage of the views the changing seasons have to offer. But keep your eye out for deer – they’re out on the roads and can cause serious car accidents. According to new study by insurance company State… Continue Reading...

Report: 60% of Drivers Still Use Cellphones While Driving

Report: 60% of Drivers Still Use Cellphones While Driving
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We all do things we know we shouldn’t. It’s our little secret, right? It turns out a lot of us do something we know is dangerous – using a mobile phone while driving – but we do it anyway. The numbers are in – according to market research company Harris Interactive, 91 percent of motorists… Continue Reading...

Report: Gadgets Linked To 25 Percent Of Car Accidents

Report: Gadgets Linked To 25 Percent Of Car Accidents
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We’ve said it before and we’re going to say it now: hand-held gadgets and driving just don’t mix. And there’s a new study to back us up on this – according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), texting, talking on a cell phone and other distractions caused by electronic gadgets cause… Continue Reading...

Study: Common Errors Behind Most Teen Drivers’ Car Crashes

Study: Common Errors Behind Most Teen Drivers’ Car Crashes
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You worry about your teen while their driving, and rightfully so. A recent study has found that several “critical errors” are often one of the last in a chain of events leading up to a crash. And of these crashes, 75 percent were caused due to a critical teen driver error and three common errors… Continue Reading...

Survey: Most Drivers Know Texting and Driving is Illegal, But Do it Anyway

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Survey: Most Drivers Know Texting and Driving is Illegal, But Do it Anyway
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Multi-tasking is an essential part of your day, we get that. But that doesn’t mean you should carry it over to every aspect of your life. Like driving, for example. When you’re behind the wheel, you should be paying attention to the road and nothing else. And while we all know that’s what we should… Continue Reading...

Study: One in Five Drivers Drink and Drive

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Study: One in Five Drivers Drink and Drive
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You’d think that with all of the public service announcements, all of the shocking statistics and all of the cringe-worthy footage you can find on YouTube, drivers would think twice about getting behind the wheel drunk. Does it surprise you that almost 12,000 people are still killed annually from alcohol-related accidents? Just as surprising is… Continue Reading...

New Subaru Ad Promotes Brand’s Safety; Captures Teen’s “First Time Out” Driving Moment

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We all have that one commercial that makes us tear up. We may not admit it, but every time it comes on, we stop what we’re doing and reach for a tissue. A new Subaru commercial falls into this category, and if you’re a parent, it will tug on your heartstrings more than just a… Continue Reading...

Drive Slower and Live Longer, Study Reveals

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Drive Slower and Live Longer, Study Reveals
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We all know the side effects of speeding – tickets, loss of points, perhaps even ending up in an accident. Now a new Canadian study shows that driving decreases life expectancy. For all you drivers with heavy feet, the study presents some eye-opening facts. It determines that every hour you spend behind the wheel leads… Continue Reading...

Survey: 1 in 5 Drivers Wouldn’t Pass A Driver’s Test

Survey: 1 in 5 Drivers Wouldn’t Pass A Driver’s Test
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How many times have you cursed the driver who just cut you off for being an idiot? Or the one that sailed by you on the highway doing 50 over the speed limit. You’ve known it all along – nobody knows how to drive (except you, of course). And now there’s proof – the 2010… Continue Reading...
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