Sometimes vehicle product liability lawsuit cases involve a series of mistakes that are not always the direct fault of automobile manufactures, because some special parts and assemblies come from different vendors that the manufacturer later uses in assembly. That appears to be the case with Terex South Dakota, Inc., a manufacturer of trucks equipped with […]
As California’s population increases so do the number of motorists, and state officials have been trending toward technology for safety solutions. Some you would expect, but others you might not have even heard of.
“As California’s population continues to increase, so does the number of motorists on the highways and interstates,” according to Caltrans Public Information […]
Even on a dare, would you close your eyes for five seconds while driving down the road? Well, maybe this will help you make your decision. If you were traveling approximately 55 miles per hour and closed your eyes, you’d have traveled the entire length of an entire football field – what could possibly go wrong?
Automakers and regulators are both doing their best to make the roads safer by integrating technology that will take our hands and minds away from the steering wheel with technologies like accident avoidance systems, and believe it or not, but even self-driving cars. In fact, Ford Motor Company has filed a patent for an autonomous […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]