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Safety & Accident


BMW 5 Series Named Top Safety Pick+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the luxury sedan the prestigious safety award, recognizing the car’s exceptional crashworthiness and front crash prevention system.

Uber's Anthony Levandowski, co-founder of the autonomous trucking startup Otto, shares video of a truck with no driver. Photo: Evan Lockridge


Uber Granted Key Win in Self-Driving Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that Uber is allowed to continue developing its self-driving technology during a legal battle with Waymo over stolen technology – but Anthony Levandowski, who started up an autonomous truck company later bought by Uber, can't be part of it.

Photo by C.G.P. Grey/Wikimedia Commons.


Crashes Account for 41% of Work-Related Accidental Deaths

Overall, the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. is poisonings -- including drug overdoses -- according to a new report from the National Safety Council.


Top Causes of Preventable Deaths

Poisonings, including unintentional prescription drug overdoses, are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S., according to a new report from the National Safety Council. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council. For the full story, click here.

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Safety Tip: Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Motorcycles

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, so here's advice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on how to share the road safely with motorcyclists.


Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, reminding drivers to take extra precautions to share the road safely with motorcycle riders. Video courtesy of the County of Lexington in South Carolina, via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

Photo courtesy of RethinkX.


Report: Self-Driving EVs Will Dominate Roads by 2030

Self-driving electrified vehicles will dominate U.S. roads in 13 years, while gasoline-powered vehicles will remain but represent only 5% of all consumer miles driven, according to a new report from RethinkX.


How to Drive in Hail

A major hailstorm battered the Denver area on May 8, covering roads with golf ball-size hail and shattering vehicle windshields. Ford Motor Co. shares advice on how to protect yourself and your vehicle during such a hailstorm. Video courtesy of Ford.

Photo of Porsche Macan GTS courtesy of Porsche.


Porsche Macan Recall Tied to Fuel Leaks

The recall affects more than 51,000 Macan, Macan S, Macan Turbo and Macan GTS luxury crossover vehicles.

Image of Audi Q7 courtesy of Audi.


Audi Q5, Q7 SUVs Recalled for Fire Risk

The recall, set to begin July 2, covers more than 240,000 luxury SUVs that might leak fuel.  

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Help in Predicting Your Next Crash

How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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