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Tips for Navigating Amid Road-Side Construction

Drivers should consider depending less on their focal vision and more on peripheral vision when navigating through construction zones.

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Kansas City Tops Safe Drivers List

A new report from insurance company Allstate also reveals that Brownsville, Texas, finished second, based on claims data, and Anchorage is the most improved.

Photo of Lexus ES 350 courtesy of Lexus.


Lexus ES 350 Sedans Recalled for Steering

The Toyota recall includes approximately 1,760 2017-model year luxury cars in the U.S.

Source: Geotab


July 4 Remains Deadliest Driving Day

A new study concludes that Independence Day is the most dangerous day of the year to drive, with an average fatal crash rate of 14.9 per billion miles driven.

Graphic via KPMG.


Auto Insurance Industry Could Shrink 70% by 2050

Autonomous vehicle technology, on-demand transportation and a shift of liability to manufacturers could cause a contraction in the auto insurance sector by 71% by 2050.

One of Volvo's XC90 Drive Me research cars on the autonomous drive route in Gothenburg, Sweden. Photo courtesy of Volvo Cars.


Volvo Collaboration Developing Autonomous Car Tech

The automaker is joining forces with Autoliv, their joint venture Zenuity, and artificial intelligence leader NVIDIA to develop autonomous vehicle systems and software.


Iowa, AAA Team to Prevent Texting While Driving

The Iowa State Patrol is partnering with AAA to distribute CellSlip phone pouches to young drivers. The product blocks radio frequency signals, eliminating the trigger that tempts so many drivers to pick up the phone: the notification sound for incoming texts. Video courtesy of WHO TV Channel 13.

Photo of Ford Transit van courtesy of Ford.


Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Driveshaft Issue

The safety compliance recall covers more than 370,000 2015- to 2017-model year vehicles in the U.S.


Safety Council Grades States on Safety Policies

In the category of road safety, the top five performers are Illinois, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Delaware and Maine.


Safety Council's State of Safety Report

The National Safety Council has released a report that grades individual states on their efforts to prevent injury and death. No state received an overall A grade. For the full story, which zeroes in on road safety in particular, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

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