Tag: Safety

Lexus Blinds Drivers For 4.6 Seconds To Show How Dangerous Texting And Driving Can Be

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it takes an average of 4.6 seconds for a driver to check their phone when they receive a text behind the wheel. That’s nearly five seconds where your attention isn’t on the road. To prove just how dangerous that could be, Lexus put electrochromatic windows in an […]

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Volvo Reflects On Seatbelts By Focusing On Some Of The People They Have Saved

Volvo has partnered with famed photographer Martin Schoeller on a new exhibition called A Million More. The “experiential installation” will feature photographs of and audio from the victims of traumatic accidents who attribute their survival to the three-point seatbelt that Volvo invented in 1959. The exhibit opened on March 24 and will run until April […]

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In 2020, The U.S. Recorded The Largest Spike In Traffic Death Rates In Nearly 100 Years, Despite Pandemic Restrictions

Despite fewer people using American roads and highways as a result of the pandemic in 2020, the total number of traffic deaths rose by 8% over 2019. The National Safety Council estimates that more than 42,060 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year – the highest total number since 2007. Given Federal data showing […]

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2021 Nissan Rogue Getting Update To Improve Front Passenger Safety

The 2021 Nissan Rogue made news last week for its underperformance in a specific crash test. The crossover has now been updated to be safer, according to the automaker. Although the Rogue scored four out of five stars overall in a safety test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it performed conspicuously poorly in […]

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2021 Chevrolet Blazer Passes IIHS Crash Tests, Headlights Deny It A Top Rating

The 2021 Chevrolet Blazer is the latest vehicle to have been crash tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The mid-size SUV achieved ‘Good’ ratings in all six crashworthiness evaluations that include the small overlap front (driver and passenger side), moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints & seats. Review: Is […]

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