More than half of midsize SUV headlights are marginal or poor
June 20, 2017
New midsize SUV ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show that headlights are improving when it comes to visibility, but many still need to do a better job of lighting the road ahead while limiting bothersome glare.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released new information about its ongoing investigation into a fatal Tesla-truck collision in Florida in 2016 – although it has yet to determine the cause.
Each year, roughly three dozen children die of heatstroke in unattended vehicles. Today three congressmen and a coalition of safety groups announced plans to do something about it, through legislation to require alerts in cars as a reminder that there may still be a child in the back.
The risk of dying in a crash in a late-model vehicle has gone up slightly, as a stronger economy has led drivers to take to the road more often and in more dangerous ways, according to a report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) investigation into a landing mishap last fall of a plane carrying then vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has so far generated more than 400 pages of information.
It’s been recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) and cited as something that would have prevented some of the deadliest train accidents in recent history, but U.S. railway companies have been slow to adopt it.
If a drone were to strike someone on the ground, could that individual suffer serious injuries?
The rapidly growing drone industry has sparked a spate of studies by a consortium of leading universities that are aimed at answering that question and improving our understanding of the risks of allowing small unmanned aircraft – or drones – to fly over people.