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Waymo's rate of reportable autonomous-mode disengagements dropped 75% in 2016. Photo courtesy of FCA and Waymo.


Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Becoming Smarter, More Decisive

A new report from the Google-affiliated company shows a sharp reduction in the rate of driving incidents requiring a human driver to assume manual control of a test vehicle.


Safety Tip: Averting Pothole Damage

Across the nation, it's pothole season. Here's advice from AAA on how drivers can prevent --- or at least limit --- pothole damage.

Among the laws promoted by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is primary enforcement of mandatory seat belts for front and rear occupants. Photo courtesy of NHTSA.


Five States Have Strictest Traffic Safety Laws

A new report from a safety advocacy group praises the legislative will of Washington, Oregon, Louisiana, Delaware and Rhode Island to advance traffic safety.


Calif. Streets Riddled With Potholes

Though California's recent storms have helped replenish the state's snowpack and water supply, they've also left roads riddled with potholes. Video courtesy of CBS Los Angeles Channel 2. For safety tips on how to avoid pothole damage, click here.

Graphic courtesy of GHSA.


States Urged to Better Prepare for Autonomous Vehicles

A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association offers recommendations to help state agencies get ready for the future impact of self-driving cars.

Photo of Nissan Altima courtesy of Nissan.


Nissan Recalls Altima for Door Latch

The recall covers more than 341,000 cars in the 2015 to 2017 model years.

Photo courtesy of GM.


Chevrolet Suburban HD SUVs Recalled for Mirrors

More than 200 vehicles were assembled with the wrong right-side outside mirror.


Smith System Releases Driver Training Content

New videos include training on drowsy driving prevention and the proper use of advanced driver assistance systems.


Toyota Prius Prime, Chevrolet Volt Win Top Safety Honors

The two plug-in hybrids qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award, while two all-electric vehicles come up short in recent safety evaluations from IIHS.


Volt, Prius Prime Excel in Safety Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently evaluated two all-electric cars, the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3. Also evaluated were two plug-in hybrids, the Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Prime. The plug-in hybrids fared the best, earning Top Safety Pick+ awards. Video courtesy of IIHS. For the full story, click here.

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