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Automatic Emergency Braking
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), often referred to simply as automatic braking is a safety standard that literally every safety organization in the US and Canada, including the NHTSA, NTSB, IIHS and the Center for Auto Safety and Transport Canada want installed in all vehicles; the real question is how long will it take. Automakers, although they have made a commitment to implementing AEB see a horizon of 2025, almost a decade from now, whereas most safety experts want this technology yesterday. You may be asking yourself is it that importantRead More
Crash Test
SafeCar.info is providing you with easily digestible wrap-ups of car safety news weekly in a quick synopsis of the major stories dealing with car safety issues. Find out the latest recalls, scandals, safety improvements or concerns quickly and easily right here. NHTSA Gives Ratings a Major Overhaul The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing a major overhaul to how their 5 Star Ratings are given out. They plan to include driverless technologies by 2019 as a major component of their safety ratings to achieve a 5 Star rating.Read More
Pet Safety
Safecar.org will be giving you latest car industry news surrounding safety issues around the world in a weekly wrap up, published the beginning of the week. This wrap up provides the largest stories across the globe in automotive news. Will Driverless Cars be Licensed to Kill? As the world’s auto manufacturers start to tout the benefits of driverless cars, like the ability to possibly reduce fatal crashes by up to 80% worldwide, certain policy makers are starting to consider the possible negative side effects of these vehicles. Places like CaliforniaRead More
Google Car Patent
Bringing you the news that matter in Car Safety is a priority. Be aware of the issues that matter to you, your health and your loved ones in connection to vehicle safety. From scandals, recalls and events, this column gives you a weekly wrap up of the most pressing news issues of the last week. Google’s Self-Driving Car has a new Patent Although autonomous driving cars are all the rage at the moment, one has been in development for years; Google’s Self Driving Car. However this past week, another patentRead More
Ford’s Drugged Driving Suit
The latest in Car Safety news is a weekly segment here at SafeCar.info enabling you to see what the largest issues about car safety are including recalls, new technology, breaking reports and studies; keeping you informed is what we are aiming to do. Tesla Recall a Good Move For an Auto Manufacturer that has a penchant for safety, the latest 90,000 vehicle recall of every single Tesla Model S on the road around the world is somewhat surprising. Simply because they issued the recall voluntarily from one defect found inRead More
Seatbelts on school bus
When you need the latest in Car Safety reports, guidelines, consumer answers and discussion turn to CarSafety.info for a weekly wrap up, right here. Keeping you abreast of the most important revelations in car safety on a weekly basis can help you be aware of technological developments, recalls and safety issues you need to know. Tune in Every Monday afternoon for a quick check up on what you need to know. NHTSA Reverses Position on Bus Seat Belts Mark Rosekind of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just this weekRead More
Winter Safety Tips
SafeCar.info is providing you with easily digestible wrap-ups of car safety news weekly in a quick synopsis of the major stories dealing with car safety issues. Find out the latest recalls, scandals, safety improvements or concerns quickly and easily right here. NHTSA Adds Auto-Braking to 5 Star Rating The march towards ever-increasing automatic safety features on vehicles continues as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that the feature of automatic braking will be added to its list of safety features required for a government 5 star safetyRead More
Google Lexus Self Driving Car
Bringing you the news that matter in Car Safety is a priority. Be aware of the issues that matter to you, your health and your loved ones in connection to vehicle safety. From scandals, recalls and events, this column gives you a weekly wrap up of the most pressing news issues of the last week. Did the United States DMCA Help VW Cheat? The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is almost two decades old and is usually associated with preventing pirating of music, however, few Americans know or realize that itRead More
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Safecar.org will be giving you latest car industry news surrounding safety issues around the world in a weekly wrap up, published the beginning of the week. This wrap up provides the largest stories across the globe in automotive news. Hands-free does NOT mean Risk-free The AAA foundation in concert with the University of Utah released a report on distracted driving and the use of hands-free and infotainment systems in cars with a somewhat shocking result. In fact, the distracted driver can remain distracted for up to 27 seconds after finishingRead More
Is a Throttle Delay for Safety, safe?
The latest in Car Safety news is a weekly segment here at SafeCar.info enabling you to see what the largest issues about car safety are including recalls, new technology, breaking reports and studies; keeping you informed is what we are aiming to do. Lessons from the VW Scandal One of the few good things to come out of the massive VW Emissions Scandal is lessons that governments, consumers, testing organizations and manufacturers can take away from the incident. The scandal involved VW enabling a “cheat device” on their older TDIRead More