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Aging Boomers Won't Wreck America's Roads: Here's Why

Aging Boomers Won't Wreck America's Roads: Here's Why

We've all heard about Baby Boomers and how they're hurtling toward retirement. We've also read numerous studies that show older drivers are more accident prone when they get behind the wheel. So, should we fear the thought of this massive generation tumbling into senior-citizendom (joining their... read more

December 4, 2012 by - 2
 
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Hybrid Owners Safer In Crashes, More Dangerous To Pedestrians

We have good news and bad news for hybrid owners. First, the good news: a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute indicates that you're less likely to be injured in a... read more November 17, 2011 by 0


 
Salute

Auto Accidents Are The Leading Cause Of Death For Veterans

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among veterans who have recently returned from deployment. Today... read more November 11, 2011 by 0


 
1962 International Garbage Truck

Slow Down To Get Around: Campaign Urges Safety For Trash Collectors

Aside from being a dirty, tiring and often thankless job, trash collectors have one of the deadliest jobs in America. In fact, solid-waste collection employees have the fifth... read more September 30, 2011 by 0


 
Manure, by Flickr user Chada

That Stench Near Washington, DC? It's Not The Politics, For Once

Pause a moment to give thanks for the road cleanup crews of the world, because the work they do is sometimes [excrement]. Yesterday, crews in Howard County, Maryland, had to... read more September 19, 2011 by 0


 
Drunk driver

PSA: Lose Your License in Australia and You're...

Advertising and just about most media from Australia have always proven to be different, unique, and dare I say, risqué. But Australians have always told it like it... read more July 27, 2011 by 0


 
Truck spills 14 million bees in Idaho

Truck Spills 14 Million Bees In Idaho

It was a tricky, and sticky, situation as a truck hauling an estimated 14 million bees and their hives from Bakersfield, California to North Dakota overturned on an Idaho... read more July 12, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT Angular Front Exterior View

Pickup Vs SUV: Which Is The Safer Choice?

Recently we reported on a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study that compares the relative safety of SUVs and passenger cars—and finds that SUVs are... read more June 19, 2011 by 0


 
Volvo animal detection safety development

Volvo Using Pedestrian Detection System To Spot Animals, Too

There's been a lot of news lately about cars that "talk" to one another: vehicle-to-vehicle technology that could, according to some studies, eliminate roughly 81% of crashes... read more June 10, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

Latest Safety Stats: New SUVs Are Safer Than Sedans

Is your family safer and more secure in a sedan or an SUV? For years, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has advised that the safest vehicle choice is a... read more June 9, 2011 by 0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Share 'Faces Of Distracted Driving,' Hang Up This Holiday Weekend

If you're planning to be out on the highways this Memorial Day weekend, you'd best focus on keeping safe and focused on driving. Patrols are expected to step up enforcement... read more May 24, 2011 by 1


 
Angry Driver with Road Rage

Family Car Advice: Watch Out For Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving--call it road rage, if you want--isn't just a danger for the driver losing their temper. It's a problem for everyone they approach and pass, which is why... read more May 15, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

CDC: Highway Fatalities Cost $41 Billion Annually

Road fatalities do more than take away loved ones, coworkers, and community members; they also leave an economic impact. For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control... read more May 13, 2011 by 1


 
teen driver

Researchers: Distraction Aside, Teens Need More Driver Training

For new drivers, there's no substitute for serious instruction, in the classroom, on the road, and even on the track. The reason? Safety experts have told us, anecdotally in... read more April 11, 2011 by 0


 
Car accident

Traffic Fatalities At Record Lows--Though Not In All Regions

Despite having driven 21 billion additional miles in 2010, versus 2009, Americans were safer yet on the roadways. Freshly released numbers from the federal government showing... read more April 1, 2011 by 1


 
Toyota 'Ideas for Good' ad about head injuries and football helmets

Video: NFL Censored Toyota Ad Because It Hit Too Close To Home

If you follow football, you know that there's been a lot of talk lately about the damage done to player's brains. According to an article in the New York Times, at least 20... read more February 24, 2011 by 2


 

 
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