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NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle

NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle Technology In New Cars, Light Trucks

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the first steps towards instituting a new policy requiring all future cars and light trucks to be outfitted with...

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2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-07-30 12:21:12

-- Subaru is the only manufacturer with IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs for all models for five consecutive years (2010-2014). -- Subaru has more 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs than any other brand. -- The 2014 Subaru BRZ earns an acceptable rating in the Institute's challenging front small overlap test. MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that its rear-wheel-drive sports coupe,...

2014-07-29 23:13:43

Illinois personal injury attorneys encourage participation in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s campaign against heatstroke deaths in children left unattended in vehicles. CHARLESTON, Ill. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As auto accident lawyers and advocates for child safety, The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm has joined the National Highway Traffic Administration’s (NHTSA) most recent initiative to prevent child heatstroke death, which asks, ‘Where’s Baby? Look...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-16 23:13:41

LumeWay, a developer and manufacturer of fatigue monitors, has begun production shipments of the EA430. Holden, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 LumeWay, a developer and manufacturer of fatigue monitors, has begun production shipments of the EA430. “Fatigue management is major safety issue with today’s transportation fleets,” says Jeffrey Summit, President at LumeWay. “This product will allow our customers to prevent accidents,” continues Summit. “Our team of engineers and safety...

2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

2014-06-30 23:23:21

Everett Car Accident Attorney Rob Kornfeld warns Snohomish Drivers of the dangers of Summer driving. Included is a printable checklist for drivers to keep in their car to help them know what to do in case of an accident. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Highway 2 from Everett to Stevens Pass has been called the "Highway of Death" and despite safety efforts U.S. Safety Coalition Fred Walser says, "A six-inch wide rumble bar does not prevent drunk drivers or people...

2014-06-26 23:10:25

A recent notice from Toyota Motor Sales of seat spring defects can affect over 470,000 vehicle owners and potentially cause injuries as front seats may not lock into place during a collision. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 On April 9, 2014, Toyota Motor Sales recently issued a Recall Notice for a defective seat rail spring for Model Year 2006-2010 Yaris Hatchbacks, Model Year 2007-2010 Yaris Sedans, and Model Year 2008-2010 Scion xD vehicles. This recall affects about 470,000 owners of...

2014-06-24 12:21:46

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council. "When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Performing a pre-trip driveway inspection gives motorists peace of mind by...


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Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

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