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2013-04-29 23:03:48

Experts in child automotive safety recommend technology, policy changes to better protect older children and adolescents in crashes Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 A research report released today from The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specific recommendations for optimizing the rear seat of passenger vehicles to better protect its most common occupants – children and adolescents. By bringing technologies already protecting front seat passengers to...

2013-04-26 23:02:52

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication of The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook. Available at no charge in Kindle format from April 26, 2013 to April 30, 2013. (5 days only) Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication in Kindle form of the already widely distributed book 'The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook'. The most recently published studies from the Centers for Disease Control found that...

2013-04-24 12:21:08

MUNICH, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement reached between MESSRING and ADAC regarding a license for new test system for collision avoidance systems / active safety systems (pre-crash braking) will gradually be incorporated into Euro NCAP ratings / MESSRING will produce the ADAC AEBS test system including spare parts MESSRING Systembau GmbH and ADAC have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of automotive safety...

2013-04-23 12:37:17

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Automakers supports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) goal to help reduce the potential for driver distraction. When designing in-vehicle features and their controls, automakers consider usability, comprehension, and safety, in the context of the driving environment. Our members have already factored in many of the recommendations in the draft NHTSA guidelines for in-vehicle devices in their internal...

2013-04-17 12:20:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police placed 106 trucks and 71 drivers out of service during a one-day enforcement effort called Operation Seatbelt and Fatigue Enforcement (SAFE), State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced today. "During the operation, state police motor carrier enforcement personnel focused their attention on seat belt use by truckers and an examination of commercial driver's licenses, vehicle inspection reports,...

2013-04-11 08:21:51

LONDON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The US state was accused of quietly introducing the law and failing to alert travel companies, leaving car hire customers confused A new law in Florida which banned UK travellers from driving a car in the State unless they held an International Driving Permit (IDP) has been overturned. The introduction of the legislation caused much confusion amongst both holidaymakers and car hire companies as British...

2013-04-10 08:21:18

LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year is a safety year at Volvo Cars. The company is working towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo - and data from independent rating institutes all over the world emphasise and reinforce this life-saving philosophy. The most recent results are a Top Safety Pick+ for both the Volvo S60 [http://www.volvocars.com/uk/all-cars/volvo-s60/Pages/default.aspx ] and XC60 in the United...

2013-04-03 12:20:42

BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you own a vehicle, chances are it needs some work, according to the Car Care Council. National Car Care Month in April is the ideal time to give your car some extra attention. The results of vehicle inspections held at community car care events across the country during Car Care Months in April and October 2012 reveal that 77 percent of vehicles need service or parts. An annual analysis of vehicle inspection forms found the top...

2013-03-28 20:20:08

Lawsuit filed by purchasers/lessees of Ford vehicles manufactured between 2002 and 2010; plaintiffs from 14 states allege design defects in cars lacking brake override systems; law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. is co-counsel to plaintiffs CHICAGO and HUNTINGTON, W.Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers from 14 states have filed a federal class action today against Ford Motor Co. in connection with alleged defects in Ford's vehicles causing and failing to prevent the...

2013-03-27 08:21:22

Surprise! New infographic shows that drivers of big, scary trucks are actually safer. TUSCALOOSA, Ala., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When 18-wheelers and passenger vehicles collide, it's no surprise that fatality rates are higher than in crashes without a truck. Still, thanks to technology improvements, trucker safety training and other factors, truck-related fatality rates have dropped by more than half in 35 years. But who usually causes those wrecks? U.S. Department of...


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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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