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2014-03-29 23:04:45

Ohio pedestrian accident attorney Scott Elliot Smith of the Law Offices of Scott Elliot Smith weighs in on a report revealing fewer pedestrian fatalities nationwide and in Ohio in 2013. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Reversing a longtime trend, the number of pedestrian fatalities declined nationwide in 2013 for the first time since 2009, including a 37 percent decrease in Ohio pedestrian fatalities, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Columbus personal...

2014-03-21 16:20:23

1800 CAR WRECK discusses recent action taken by the U.S. Justice Department in investigating leading vehicle manufacturer General Motors. DALLAS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into the actions of leading automaker General Motors has been enacted by the Justice Department, regarding how they have handled vehicle safety problems over the last decade. Justice Dept. Is Said to Look at G.M. Actions on Safety Flaws "The investigation is the latest in a widening series...

2014-03-20 16:21:25

Free hands-on training session visits 12 U.S. cities NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers across the country will have a chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. The free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel...

2014-03-20 08:20:47

78% of consumers say appropriate lifespan is 10+ years or until vehicle dies--and say improving economy won't change that; two thirds have over 100,000 miles on primary vehicle, although number who say they will drive 'until it dies' decreases 20 percentage points from 2010 CARSON, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lengthy vehicle ownership is the new normal, even as the economy improves, according to AutoMD.com's 2014 Vehicle Mileage Survey*, with nearly 80% of consumers...

2014-03-15 23:03:41

Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are on the rise, although the number of fatalities from motor vehicle collisions (MVC) has reached an all-time low in recent years. Innovations such as laminated windshields, collapsable steering wheels, more effective restraint systems, and an increasingly more crashworthy overall structure have greatly improved the survivability of these crashes. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are...

2014-03-13 23:02:22

For the first time ever in Ohio, a new state-approved program lets teens complete the required classroom portion of drivers education entirely online. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DriversEd.com has released its new all-online Ohio drivers education course, which, for the first time ever, allows teens in Ohio to start earning a drivers license entirely online. The course launched in mid-February, and is the first of only three courses to be approved by the state thus far. A demo can be seen at...

2014-03-05 16:21:03

Wintertime is rife with easily avoidable traffic accidents; AutoPartsWarehouse.com promotes National Collision Awareness Month with tips for avoiding common fender benders any time of the year. CARSON, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPartsWarehouse.com, one of the nation's top online auto parts and accessories retailers, is supporting National Collision Awareness Month with tips for avoiding common fender benders, and for affordable, do-it-yourself repairs. "According to...

2014-03-03 08:21:16

On February 28, 2014, Opus Inspection, Inc. completed its acquisition of Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., renamed to Envirotest Corp., a leading vehicle inspection services and technology company in North America. The purchase price is approximately USD 90 million. The combined company becomes the vehicle inspection market leader in the United States. EAST GRANBY, Conn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirotest Corp., headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, USA, is a...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

2014-02-26 23:34:43

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Association continues to research the statistics of highway collisions for 2013, The Jones Law Firm writes about the statistics of fatalities and personal injuries due to truck related accidents. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Personal injury claims are some of the most costly and taxing for everyone involved. In light of the devastation so frequently seen following an accident with a truck, the Jones Firm decided to write a blog post...


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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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