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Graphic courtesy of Auto Insurance Center. Source of 2015 data: NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System.


Ohio, Mich. Lead in Winter Weather Fatal Crashes

In 2015, Ohio saw 143 deadly collisions in wintry conditions, according to an Auto Insurance Center analysis based on NHTSA crash data.

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Chicago, LAPD Among Safety Grant Winners

The National Safety Council and NHTSA team to award grants to organizations finding innovative ways to decrease road fatalities and injuries.

Photo of Land Rover Range Rover courtesy of Land Rover.


Range Rover SUVs Recalled for Air Bags

The recall, expected to begin May 1, covers 205 vehicles in the 2016 model year.

Photo by Famartin/Wikimedia Commons.


Safety Tip: Merging onto the Freeway

Here’s some driving advice, provided by the Colorado Driver Handbook, on how to merge safely onto a freeway.

Ford's improved Pedestrian Detection safety feature addresses a common fear among drivers: the risks of night blindness or striking a person or object after dark. Photo courtesy of Ford.


Ford Develops Nighttime Pedestrian Detection Tech

In the U.S., the safety feature will debut on the 2018 Ford F-150 and Mustang.  

Photo of Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.


Hyundai Recalls Sonata Cars for Seat Belts

The recall affects more than 977,000 vehicles, including gasoline electric hybrid models, in the 2011 to 2015 model years.

Photo courtesy of Daimler Vans.


Daimler Recalls Sprinter and Metris Vans

Two separate recalls involve 1,320 vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans.

Photo of Nissan Versa by IFCAR via Wikimedia Commons.


Nissan Versa Cars Recalled for Air Bag Malfunction

The recall includes more than 54,000 2012-model year vehicles.


Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

Photo of Volkswagen Jetta courtesy of Volkswagen.


Volkswagen Recalls Jetta for Faulty Tire Label Info

The tire information labels on more than 4,800 2017-model year cars include incorrect information that might lead to overloading.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.

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