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Photo of Kia Sorento courtesy of Kia.


Kia Recalls Sorento, Sportage SUVs for Trailer Lights

The recall covers more than 10,000 2016 and 2017 vehicles equipped with accessory trailer hitch wiring harnesses.

Photo of Dodge Journey courtesy of FCA.


Dodge Journey, Jeeps Recalled for Stalling

The recall, due to begin Jan. 27, covers more than 43,000 Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, and Jeep Patriot SUVs in the 2016 model year.

Photo by the Oregon Department of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons.


Safety Tip: Not Choosing the Road Less Traveled

Here's seasonal advice on when to override instructions from a navigation system or app, and what to do if you're stranded in the snow.


GPS Leaves Family Stranded

An Oregon family traveling to California got stranded on a remote snow-covered mountain road earlier this month after relying on GPS navigation. Their ordeal underscores the risks associated with using navigation systems and apps during harsh winter weather. Video courtesy of ABC News. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

In 2015, 2.2% of all drivers were observed texting or otherwise manipulation hand-held devices, according to data comiled by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


The Importance of In-Vehicle Safety Technology

With features such as frontal and radar-based collision avoidance systems, blind spot warning, cross traffic alerts, and rear-view cameras, it is important to educate drivers to rely on their senses.


Volvo's Red Key Enhances Vehicle Security

Volvo Cars has introduced its new Red Key, which activates functions on the vehicle to make sure it driven responsibly by third parties, such as valet parking staff, repair personnel, and younger drivers.

Karl New will join ADTS in January as the company's new president. Photo courtesy of Remcal.


ADTS President Retiring in January

Tom DiRocco, who served as company president for 18 years, will be succeeded by Karl New, previously with Pennsylvania engineering firm Remcal.

BlackBerry QNX headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario. Photo courtesy of Morguard and BlackBerry.<br />


BlackBerry Launches Autonomous Vehicle Center

The center, located in the tech firm’s QNX facility in Ottawa, will develop software for connected and self-driving vehicles.

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards addresses a Dec. 12 public forum about the state&#39;s proposed policy on autonomous vehicle testing. Screen shot courtesy of PennDOT.


Pa. Formulating Self-Driving Vehicle Policy

The state’s Department of Transportation will accept feedback on proposed guidelines until Jan. 12.


Mich. Governor Weighs Higher Speed Limits

Michigan state lawmakers last week passed a legislative package that would raise speed limits on certain rural highways, if a state Department of Transportation study concludes such changes are safe. The legislation is now on the desk of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. Video courtesy of Fox 47 News.

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