Toyota Comments on Poor Crash Test Performance

Toyota Comments on Poor Crash Test Performance
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Toyota issued a statement today in response to its poor performance in a new crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Continue Reading...

Winter Driving Rollover Caught on Video

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It can’t be said enough: winter tires and careful driving are the only way to stay safe while travelling on snow and ice. Even the best driver will ultimately fail to predict obstacles in some scenarios on the road, which is exactly what happened here. A Russian motorist, or at least a motorist who speaks… Continue Reading...

37 Million Licensed American Drivers Would Fail Drivers Test If Tested Again

37 Million Licensed American Drivers Would Fail Drivers Test If Tested Again
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If American licensed drivers were required to retake the driver’s test today, one in five would not pass, according to results of the 2011 GMAC Insurance National Driver’s Test. 18 percent of the country’s total licensed motorists lack knowledge of some basic rules of the road. Motorists were asked what to do when approaching a… Continue Reading...

Go Kart Champion Lets Hubris Get The Best Of Him On Victory Lap (Video Inside)

Go Kart Champion Lets Hubris Get The Best Of Him On Victory Lap (Video Inside)
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If you’ve  ever driven a real go-kart – not one of the amusement park specials – you’ll know how sensetive they are to even the smallest inputs. Even an errant sneeze at the wrong moment can send you on to a course you didn’t anticipate (well, if you sneeze and mis-judge your braking points, you… Continue Reading...

Volvo Safety Demonstration Car Comes Down With A Case Of Epic FAIL

Volvo Safety Demonstration Car Comes Down With A Case Of Epic FAIL
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Looks like Toyota might not be the only company having problems with “unintended acceleration.” At a recent demonstration of Volvo’s collision avoidance system, the Swedish automaker shot a Volvo S60 out of a specialized tunnel and aimed it directly at the back of a dump truck. Ostensibly, the collision avoidance system was supposed to bring… Continue Reading...