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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...

2014-06-19 16:21:34

- More than 10 million Honda and Acura vehicles purchased in the U.S. feature pedestrian injury mitigation features and designs TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's commitment to introduce advanced vehicle designs aiming to reduce pedestrian injuries and enhance driver visibility with standard rearview camera application has earned Honda recognition as a "Highway Safety Hero" by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates). For 2014, Honda was the sole...

2014-06-09 12:21:05

First study on high-volume, nonluxury vehicle ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A combined forward collision and lane departure warning system available on the Honda Accord is reducing insurance claims, a new analysis by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows. The results are even better than expected based on previous studies of such technology on luxury vehicles. HLDI is an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In the first real-world study of...

2014-06-09 12:20:59

A new video released by the Eberstein & Witherite law firm aims to help individuals understand why having Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulation knowledge is important for effectively handling truck accident cases. DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Truck accident statistics show that more than 100,000 people are injured in these types of accidents every year. The Texas truck accident lawyers of the Eberstein & Witherite law firm have released a new video in their...

2014-06-09 12:20:48

~ New Data Released During National Safety Month Shows That Eating or Drinking While Driving is Nearly as Dangerous as Texting Your Friends or Using Your Hands-Free Device SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morning commuters may look sharp in their business attire as they sip lattes on their way to work and talk on their hands-free phone, but these drivers are engaging in behavior that is as risky as teenage drivers updating social media on their smartphones from behind the...

New App Increases Efficiency, Accuracy In Reporting Wildlife-vehicle Collisions
2014-06-06 15:17:22

PLOS A new app used to report wildlife-vehicle collisions increased efficiency and accuracy when compared to manual methods, according to a study published June 4, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Daniel Olson from Utah State University and colleagues. Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) endanger both humans and wildlife. Understanding when and where these collisions occur is essential to mitigating risks, but collecting this information requires an efficient and accurate...


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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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