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Voice Activated Car Systems are Distracting Drivers

While technology that permits drivers to multitask may be touted as a safer option than a cell phone, science is heralding voice activated cars as precarious. Thought by car manufacturers and certain technology companies to be safe, new research reveals… Read More

Defensive Driving Tips for Accident Prevention

With aggressive drivers threatening other motorists on the nation's roadways, drivers need to know how they can lower their risk of being involved in an auto accident. One of the best ways drivers can protect themselves is to practice defensive driving. Defensive… Read More

National Teen Driver Safety Week Highlights Five to Drive

Parents and their teen drivers are strongly encouraged to participate in National Teen Driver Safety Week, a special week designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to bring awareness to the importance of safe driving habits… Read More

Utah Truck Accident: Female Cyclist Hit by Semitrailer Truck

A 25-year-old woman is listed in stable condition after a semi-truck collided with her bicycle as she was riding down 400 West in Salt Lake City, Utah. The accident occurred early Thursday morning at the intersection of 300 North and 400 West, near West… Read More

Just to Give You a Heads Up, Head-Up Displays may be a Distraction

If you've ever been in a flight simulator, or know someone who has, then you're probably already familiar with a head-up display. A head-up display (literally named, because its intention is to help drivers keep their head up while on the road) is a form… Read More

Tempe Passes Strictest Texting and Driving Law in Arizona

On Thursday, Sept. 24, Tempe City Council voted to adopt a new ordinance against texting and driving, which will be the strictest law of its kind in the state of Arizona. The ordinance passed with a 4-3 vote. The law is set to go into effect at the end… Read More

1.7 Million Ram Pickup Trucks Recalled

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.7 million Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks including multiple models manufactured between 2012 and 2014. The recall was issued to inspect and fix wiring harnesses, airbags and steering components that could be faulty. The largest… Read More

Is there a Link between TBI and Aggressive Driving?

In a recent study published in the Accident Analysis and Prevention journal, research suggests people who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be more prone to road rage. Previous studies link car accidents to substance abuse or psychological… Read More

Driverless Crash Trucks to Protect Road Workers

Later this year, the Florida Department of Transportation will deploy two driverless crash trucks, designed to serve as a crash barriers to protect highway construction crews. The autonomous vehicles, designed by Royal Truck and Equipment, are able to… Read More

NHTSA Encourages Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over This Labor Day

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) once again launched its annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign set to run through Labor Day on Sept. 7. In partnership with 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the country, the campaign… Read More

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