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2014-01-22 12:20:33

Eleventh Annual Roadmap Report Highlights Dangerous Gaps in State Traffic Safety Laws WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released the 2014 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws. This annual report grades all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 basic traffic safety laws. It also focuses on progress these past 25 years and deadly gaps that put drivers and children in every state at risk. "We release this report at a...

2014-01-17 08:20:06

LONDON, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent consumer crash test results for some of India's popular and important small cars will be presented for the first time on Friday 31 January by Global NCAP and the Institute of Road Traffic Education at a conference in Delhi. Global NCAP President Max Mosley said: "Indian car buyers are entitled to know about the different safety performance of the cars on sale in their market. Alongside other measures, such as better...

More Than 50M Self-Driven Cars Will Be On The Road By 2035
2014-01-03 10:23:03

[ Watch the Video: Cars Will Eventually Drive Themselves ] Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study by IHS, the world's roadways will begin seeing driverless cars by 2020, with 54 million self-drivingvehicles on the road by 2035, worldwide. The study also predicts that almost every personal, as well as commercial, vehicle in use after 2050 will be self-driving. The projected number of these cars in 2025 is forecast to be around 230,000 but will...

2013-12-31 12:20:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All-terrain vehicles are made for offroad use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. About 1,700 ATV riders died in crashes on public roads in the United States from 2007 to 2011 according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/DC39038) Although many ATVs can reach highway speeds,...

2013-12-30 08:20:48

New "instant highway" facility brings safety and pollution solution to Darling Downs and State's most hazardous roads BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolutionary road surfacing company, Global Road Technology, has opened a new manufacturing and services facility on the Warrego Highway providing a massive boost to the region's manufacturing industry and employment as well as improving road safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/PH38748LOGO-a...

2013-12-26 23:20:56

State Farm Insurance statistics show that smartphone ownership and distracted driving are on the rise, potentially raising the risk of rear-end car accidents in Texas, according to Dallas rear-end accident lawyer Tom Carse of the Carse Law Firm. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Commenting on a recent survey about distracted driving, Tom Carse of the Carse Law Firm, a rear-end accident lawyer in Dallas, said today he was not surprised to learn that more older drivers than ever...

2013-12-18 23:00:48

Justin Farar, of Farar & Lewis LLP, weighs in on San Clemente car crash. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 On 12/07/2013, a car accident in San Clemente, resulted in four people tragically losing their life, and another victim being hospitalized. The victims were three men and a woman. The fourth passenger in the vehicle, was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. Witnesses told officers that the vehicle had been speeding southbound on the 900 block of El Camino Real, when it struck a...

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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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