Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Top 10 Car Manufacturers to Focus on Automatic Emergency Braking

Imagine, if you will, a future where cars take care of the braking themselves thanks to onboard computer systems, while you are making your treacherous workday commute slogging down an interstate with bumper-to-bumper traffic. That daydream is about to become reality, thanks to an agreement by 10 of the major automakers.

The agreement for mandatory automatic […]

August 31st, 2016|Auto Safety, Product Liability|

Car Recalls Through the Roof, 47 Million Still Unfixed

You know that car that just hit you, there’s actually a one-in-five chance that the owner of that vehicle hasn’t gotten around to fixing a safety recall on it, according to recent industry studies.1  In 2014 alone, U.S. automotive manufactures recalled approximately 62 million vehicles.2

Currently, used-car history service provider Carfax and the National Traffic and […]

August 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Feds Propose Standards for Truck, Bus Training

A lot of factors are stacking up to make the future of driving and being a motorist passenger safer – everything from the emergence of self-driving cars, no-tolerance DUI laws, and accident avoidance systems – but now you’ll have truck and bus drivers who carry a commercial driver’s license to thank as well.

That’s because the […]

August 12th, 2016|Auto Safety, Personal Injury|

NHTSA Revises Administration Goals and Plans Road Safety Progress

Bringing on board a new administrator for improved leadership and a retooled focus, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has refined its mission and sharpened it’s focus on three particular areas of future progress:1

Enhancing technology innovations
Overhauling the automotive recall program
Strengthening core safety programs to improve road safety

“We’ve seen dramatic reductions in […]

August 3rd, 2016|Auto Safety, Personal Injury, Product Liability|