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Ecclestone against F1 cockpit protection

Ecclestone against F1 cockpit protection

Filed under: Motorsports,Safety,Racing Bernie Ecclestone thinks that F1 should do "nothing" with regard to cockpit protection.Continue reading Ecclestone against F1 cockpit protection Ecclestone against F1 cockpit protection originally appea [more]
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Nissan recalls 3.5 million vehicles over airbag sensor

Nissan recalls 3.5 million vehicles over airbag sensor

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Recalls,Chevrolet,Infiniti,Nissan,Safety,Crossover,Hatchback,Minivan/Van,Sedan,SUV Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally – 3.2 million in the United States – because the front passenger airbag may or [more]
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Ford Mustang, F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator recalled

Ford Mustang, F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator recalled

Filed under: Recalls,Ford,Lincoln,Safety,Coupe,SUV,Truck,Performance Ford will recall certain Mustang, F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator models from 2011 and 2012 because the gearbox can suddenly shift into first gear. There are three accidents linked t [more]
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Snapchat named in lawsuit by man hurt in distracted driving crash

Snapchat named in lawsuit by man hurt in distracted driving crash

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Safety Snapchat was named in a lawsuit brought by a man who suffered brain damage in a car crash his lawyers say was caused by one of the app's special features.Continue reading Snapchat named in lawsuit by m [more]
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City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians

City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety The German city of Augsburg installed pedestrian signals in the ground at busy crossings so texting walkers know when it is safe to cross.Continue reading City installs traffic lights on sidewa [more]
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Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked

Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked

Filed under: Etc.,Driving,Safety,Smartphone,Technology Switching on the app's invisible mode shields the user from being seen until an update fixes the issue.Continue reading Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked Waze vulnerability a [more]
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Michigan police officer buys car seat for struggling father

Michigan police officer buys car seat for struggling father

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Safety,Police/Emergency A police officer in Westland, Michigan helped out a struggling young father when, instead of writing him a ticket, the officer bought a car seat for the man's daughter.Continue reading Michigan poli [more]
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Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping

Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Toyota,Safety A man recorded a woman in California as she left her infant alone in the back of a car on a hot day while she shopped.Continue reading Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping [more]
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The government is shaming people for texting and driving

The government is shaming people for texting and driving

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Safety,Smartphone,Technology Apparently, some people use social media to brag about their texting-and-driving habits. NHTSA isn't amused.Continue reading The government is shaming people for texting and driving [more]
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FCA recalls 1.1 million vehicles worldwide due to confusing shifter

FCA recalls 1.1 million vehicles worldwide due to confusing shifter

Filed under: Ownership,Recalls,Chrysler,Dodge,Jeep,RAM,Safety,Sedan,SUV FCA says 41 injuries may have been caused by drivers exiting their running vehicles without selecting Park.Continue reading FCA recalls 1.1 million vehicles worldwide due to confusing shif [more]
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Nissan recalls 2016 Maxima and Murano for brake issue

Nissan recalls 2016 Maxima and Murano for brake issue

Filed under: Recalls,Nissan,Safety,Crossover,Sedan Nissan will recall the 2016 Maxima and Murano because of a potentially damaged O-ring in the ABS actuator, which could lead to a braking problem.Continue reading Nissan recalls 2016 Maxima and Murano for brake [more]
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Dashcam shows officers discussing teens as they drown in stolen car

Dashcam shows officers discussing teens as they drown in stolen car

Filed under: Government/Legal,Ownership,Videos,Weird Car News,Safety A police department's story about an officer's actions in the drowning deaths of three teenage girls is being called into question due to new dashcam footage.Continue reading Dashcam shows of [more]
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This is what it's like to drive on drugs, safely

This is what it's like to drive on drugs, safely

Filed under: Videos,Ford,Driving,Safety,Technology,SUV Ford's Drugged Driving Suit roughly simulates some of the effects of marijuana, LSD, and cocaine. We drove around a cone course with the suit on, and it went about as well as you'd expect.Continue reading [more]
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Study finds startling amount of drivers are not watching the road

Study finds startling amount of drivers are not watching the road

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Insurance,Safety Distracted drivers are an increasingly dangerous hazard on American roads.Continue reading Study finds startling amount of drivers are not watching the road Study finds startling amount [more]
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Man snatches baby out of drunk driver's path of destruction

Man snatches baby out of drunk driver's path of destruction

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Driving,Safety A father in Croatia's quick thinking may have saved the life of his child after he pushed the stroller out of the way of a drunk driver over the weekend.Continue reading Man snatches baby out of drunk driver' [more]
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Can airlines help make cars safer?

Can airlines help make cars safer?

Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety America's airline industry looks to take automakers under its wing to discuss sharing best practices in the interest of safety at an upcoming joint conference organized by the FAA and NHTSA.Continue reading Can airlines hel [more]
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How can automakers fix the infotainment problem?

How can automakers fix the infotainment problem?

Filed under: Safety,Infotainment,Smartphone,Technology Tech is at the center of most new cars, but it's still giving owners trouble.Continue reading How can automakers fix the infotainment problem? How can automakers fix the infotainment pro [more]
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GM seatbelt recall affects over 1m Silverados and Sierras

GM seatbelt recall affects over 1m Silverados and Sierras

Filed under: Recalls,Chevrolet,GM,GMC,Safety,Truck Seatbelts in Silverados and Sierras could fail. There's also a stop sale on some trucks still at dealers.Continue reading GM seatbelt recall affects over 1m Silverados and Sierras GM seatbel [more]
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Celebrate Volvo's 89th birthday with some neat facts

Celebrate Volvo's 89th birthday with some neat facts

Filed under: Volvo,Automotive History,Safety,Europe,North America Did you know that Volvo used to build cars in Canada, or that it invented the rear-facing child seat?Continue reading Celebrate Volvo's 89th birthday with some neat facts Cele [more]
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Car stunt on San Francisco Bay Bridge backs up traffic for miles

Car stunt on San Francisco Bay Bridge backs up traffic for miles

Filed under: Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety,United States A group of 50 cars closed down the San Francisco Bay Bridge on Sunday evening to put on a road show.Continue reading Car stunt on San Francisco Bay Bridge backs up traffic for miles [more]
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Feds believe 85m defective Takata airbags still out there

Feds believe 85m defective Takata airbags still out there

Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety If Takata can't prove the safety of its un-recalled airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate, the US government thinks 85 million more need replacement.Continue reading Feds believe 85m defective Takata airbags still out ther [more]
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