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February 23, 2018

IIHS to Evaluate Rear Automatic Braking Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has launched a rear crash prevention ratings program to help drivers identify models equipped with technology that stop or reduce low-speed backing crashes, the institute has announced.

February 1, 2018

Technology's Essential Role in Fleet Safety's Future

As accident rates in the U.S. continue to climb, technology must evolve to ensure the safety of the drivers on the road. Both in-vehicle and fleet technology is continuing to find ways to do just that.

January 31, 2018

New Vision Sensor Promotes Safer Night Driving

Developed by Denso Corp., the new standard vision sensor is designed to better detect pedestrians, other road users, road signs and lane markings.

January 27, 2018

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

January 27, 2018

Do Semi-Autonomous Systems Foster Driver Inattention?

A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

January 15, 2018

Tech Developed to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Hyundai Mobis recently showcased new technology that shifts a vehicle to autonomous driving mode when a driver dozes off and the car starts to leave the road.

January 4, 2018

Nissan's Brain-to-Vehicle Tech

Nissan has unveiled technology designed to interpret signals from the driver's brain to speed up reaction times and improve driver comfort. Video courtesy of Nissan via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

January 4, 2018

Video: Nissan Develops Brain-to-Vehicle Technology

The new technology is designed to speed up reaction times and adapt the vehicle to the driver’s intensions and comfort-related preferences.

December 29, 2017

Advanced Car Safety Tech Will Roll Out Gradually: HDLI

The Highway Loss Data Institute estimates when such features as autobrake and forward collision warning will represent the norm in how all registered vehicles are equipped.

September 18, 2017

Audi Showcases Automated Driving, AI Progress

The automaker touts its artificial intelligence technology while displaying the new Audi A8 and two concept autonomous cars -- Elaine and Aicon -- at the International Motor Show in Germany.  

September 8, 2017

Can Drivers Overly Rely on Driver Assistance Tech?

Research from IIHS and MIT AgeLab suggests that drivers can be susceptible to distraction while using a parking assist feature.

September 5, 2017

Volvo's New XC40 Compact SUV

Volvo's 2018 XC40 will be replete with advanced safety features when the compact SUV arrives in the fall. Video courtesy of Volvo and Motorward via YouTube. For more about the Volvo XC40, click here.

September 5, 2017

Volvo XC40 Filled With Advanced Safety Features

The compact SUV, due in the fall, includes the latest generation of City Safety and the company's semi-autonomous Pilot Assist system.

August 24, 2017

Rear Autobraking Cuts Cadillac Accident Claims

An analysis by the Highway Loss Institute reveals that the GM rear automatic braking system cuts the frequency of property damage liability claims 26%.

August 23, 2017

Lane Departure Warning Drops Crash Rates, Study Shows

A new study from IIHS concludes that the safety feature reduces rates of single-vehicle, sideswipe and head-on crashes of all severities by 11%.

August 23, 2017

How Lane Departure Warning Works

Lane departure warning uses an onboard camera to read painted lane lines and then alerts the driver of lane drift, when needed, through the use of tones, visuals or vibations. Video courtesy of and the National Safety Council. To learn how lane departure warning is lowering crash rates, click here. 

August 2, 2017

Toyota Researchers Add More Safety Tech Projects

The automaker’s Collaborative Safety Research Center announces 11 new technology research projects that are part of a five-year program focused on future mobility.

August 2, 2017

Nissan Adds Rear-Seat Alert to 2018 Pathfinder

The system, which will be standard on the 2018 Pathfinder, reminds drivers to check the back seat after they arrive at their destination.

August 2, 2017

Nissan Tech Reminds Drivers to Check Rear Seat

Nissan has developed Rear Door Alert, a system designed to remind drivers that they may have forgotten something, or someone, in the backseat. Video courtesy of Nissan. For the full story, click here.

July 14, 2017

FCC Releases New Airwaves for Vehicle Radar Use

The spectrum expansion is expected to improve performance of such advanced safety features as automatic emergency braking, blind spot detection and adaptive cruise control.


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