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Exploding Sunroofs: Danger Overhead

Consumer complaints about exploding sunroofs have spiked in recent years. How to stay safe and avoid large repair bills. By Jeff Plungis and Thomas Germain, Consumer Reports October 12, 2017 When it happened, Heather Savage had two of her five children with her in their 2016 Nissan Pathfinder. Four-year-old Eli was …

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Truck Safety Technology Can Prevent 63,000 Crashes Each Year

AAA Foundation Study Reveals Benefits of Adding Safety Technology to Large Trucks WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 21, 2017)- Equipping large trucks with advanced safety technologies has the potential to prevent up to 63,000 truck related crashes each year, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In 2015, …

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Americans are right not to trust self-driving cars

Jason Levine is executive director of the Center for Auto Safety. Self-driving cars potentially represent the greatest step toward automotive and pedestrian safety since universal installation of the air bag. Yet the American people remain reticent about this leap into the future. Seventy-eight percent of respondents to an AAA survey said …

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Americans are right not to trust self-driving cars

By Jason Levine Jason Levine is executive director of the Center for Auto Safety. Self-driving cars potentially represent the greatest step toward automotive and pedestrian safety since universal installation of the air bag. Yet the American people remain reticent about this leap into the future. Seventy-eight percent of respondents to an AAA …

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Driverless Vehicle Makers Get to Steer Own Safety Oversight

The U.S. Transportation Department unveiled a new policy that permits companies developing autonomous vehicles to self-police the technology’s safety, a move that drew plaudits from automakers but criticism from safety advocates. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the policy incorporates concerns raised by companies and others about initial guidance released by …

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