Do Seat Belts Need to be Replaced after a Car Crash?

  • July 10th, 2014

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in the first three decades of American’s lives. More than half of the people killed in car crashes were not restrained at the time of […]

Insurance Companies Play Hardball with Car Accident Victim

  • July 10th, 2014

CNN conducted an 18 month investigation into how major insurance companies treat claims of car accident victims who submit a claim for soft tissue injury, defined as damage of muscles, ligaments and tendons throughout the body. The information learned in the […]

GM recalls another 3.4 million vehicles

  • June 19th, 2014

General Motors Co.’s ignition-switch crisis deepened Monday as the company ordered a recall for another 3.4 million vehicles plagued by a similar defect that has spawned a slew of government investigations, fines and lawsuits.

The […]

  • Drivers careless habits could spell disaster on the road

Drivers careless habits could spell disaster on the road

  • June 13th, 2014

Curious about what you’re doing wrong behind the, wheel? just ask a professional driving instructor.

Several top-rated driver’s education teachers said that too many vehicles are piloted by preoccupied people.

Using the phone while driving, particularly […]

Car and Truck Crashes Cost $871 Billion Per Year

  • May 30th, 2014

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The study examined […]

  • GM recalling nearly 780,000 older compact cars

GM recalling nearly 780,000 older compact cars

  • February 14th, 2014

General Motors is recalling almost 780,000 older-model compact cars in North America because a faulty ignition switch can shut off the engines without warning and cause crashes.

The company says six people have died in […]

Will Vehicles Communicate with Each Other in the Future?

  • February 4th, 2014

In a move that signals a great technological leap forward for the auto industry, the federal government announced Monday that it will take steps to require all new cars and light trucks to communicate […]

  • Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

  • January 2nd, 2014

A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: […]

  • Devices help parents monitor teens driving

Devices help parents monitor teens driving

  • December 5th, 2013

Some auto insurers in Texas are offering moms and dads a way to monitor their teens’ driving habits perhaps giving them some ammunition to take away their kid’ cars or information for a little […]

  • Distracted bus, Train drivers under scrutiny

Distracted bus, Train drivers under scrutiny

  • December 5th, 2013

An 8 month old girl in a stroller was killed when a bus driver talking on a cellphone jumped the curb and toppled a light pole in a New Jersey suburb in July.  Seven […]