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New Traffic Laws in California

California motorists in 2017 face a number of new traffic laws, including one that imposes more restrictions on the use of cell phones. Video courtesy of ABC7 Eyewitness News.


Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.


How to Check Coolant

This video explains how to make sure your vehicle's coolant can withstand the winter temperatures it may encounter. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full safety tip about cooling system maintenance, click here.

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.


FCA Recalls More Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

This latest action covers more than 86,000 older-model SUVs and trucks in the U.S.

Photo of Volkswagen Rabbit by IFCAR via Wikimedia Commons.


Volkswagen Recall Addresses Antilock Brakes

The recall covers more than 135,000 vehicles in the 2009 and 2010 model years.

Photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Transportation.


Ignition Interlocks Cut Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes

A new study estimates that mandatory interlock laws have prevented about 1,250 alcohol-involved fatal crashes since 1993.

Photo of Buick LaCrosse courtesy of Buick/GM.


Buick LaCrosse Draws Top Safety Score

The restyled 2017 model earns five stars — the highest possible overall score — from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after acing crashworthiness tests.

Photo courtesy of Audi.


Audi to Introduce Level 3 Autonomous Vehicle This Year

Later this year, Audi will introduce a Level 3 automated vehicle equipped with a first-generation central driver assistance controller in a partnership with chip-maker NVIDIA, Audi announced at CES.

Photo of Carlos Ghosn courtesy of Nissan.


Nissan Develops Autonomous LEAF

Nissan has developed a battery-electric LEAF with autonomous driving capabilities that allow it to navigate a single-lane highway, Nissan announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).



Element Purchases The CEI Group

Element Fleet Management Corp. has purchased fleet safety and accident management provider The CEI Group, the company announced.

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