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2013-08-22 00:20:09

Survey Results Come as Road Deaths Increase for First Time in Seven Years WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans are less likely to perceive a serious threat from dangerous driving behaviors such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving, according to an analysis of four years of public surveys conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The decreased concern is accompanied by an estimated 5.3 percent increase in annual traffic fatalities, totaling more than...

2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...

2013-08-15 23:26:50

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that their new website “Everyone is a Pedestrian” has been launched. The Oregon personal injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC believe this site is a good first step in helping keep pedestrians safe on the roads, and want to share some tips to prevent fatal accidents. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Portland wrongful death attorneys at Shulman DuBois have experience with fatal traffic accidents, and...

2013-08-15 12:20:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DrivingTests101.com, a free leading driving permit test preparation resource for new drivers, announced that it passed 8 million questions answered through its website and mobile apps. DrivingTests101.com offers rule and sign, multiple choice questions through randomized quizzes to help new drivers pass their written permit test in 12 countries, 112 states and provinces, and 278 tests spanning all vehicle types, from cars to...

2013-08-14 23:04:56

Way2Drive offers a wealth of important information needed by learner drivers in the UK. Way2Drive has launched an innovative new service which helps new learner drivers locate a good driving school in their local area. UK (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Way2Drive has launched an innovative new service which helps new learner drivers locate a good driving school in their local area. The website also provides learners with all of the information they need about learning to drive, apply for a...

2013-08-12 23:21:04

d'Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about the millions of motor vehicles that are recalled every year. The law firm knows that defective car parts can cause injuries which may lead to an auto accident lawsuit. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Every year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) receives complaints and conducts investigations related to motor vehicle safety. Since the NHTSA was first established, it has recalled more than 390...

2013-08-09 23:04:18

“Semi Autonomous Market For Passenger Car By Type (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Park Assist & Adaptive Lights), By Technology, By Geography, & Autonomous Car (Qualitative Trends & Technologies) – Global Trends & Forecast To 2018” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The near-autonomous cars have proven their safety and other benefits over the normal passenger cars. The factors...

2013-08-08 12:21:18

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 2013 Ford Focus earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway (IIHS), demonstrating Ford's commitment to vehicle safety -- 2013 Ford Focus is one of only six small cars tested to earn top marks from IIHS -- Focus previously earned the federal government's highest safety rating - a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety...

2013-08-08 12:21:05

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Safety Council (ASC) held their latest Technology Fair in the Caucus Room of the U.S. House of Representatives Cannon Office Building. With a theme of "Auto Safety Going Forward: Tomorrow's Technology Today", the goal of the fair was to educate and inform lawmakers and regulators about the important technological developments in the automotive safety industry, which can significantly impact highway fatality rates. Industry...

Host Of Small Cars Earn Positive Remarks In 2013 Crash Safety Tests
2013-08-08 11:33:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Six out of 12 small cars recently earned positive ratings from the International Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) during their front-end crash tests. Both the two and four door models of Honda's popular Civic earned a rating of "Good," the only car to do so in this year's test. The Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra and Scion tC round out the rest of this year's winners of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award. This is the...


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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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