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Vehicle safety features can help protect teen drivers

Vehicle safety features can help protect teen drivers

Posted on October 25th, 2018

Here’s a fact that should cause outrage: Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of teenagers. These young men and women never get to reach their prime. They never get to buy a house, raise a family or build a career. Instead, they are killed right as their adult lives are getting started. Every single […]

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Helping older drivers stay safe

Helping older drivers stay safe

Posted on May 29th, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to learn about our site. Vehicle safety technology is advancing fast, so we hope you keep coming back to stay on top of the latest developments. In a complex subject, we have a simple goal. We want to help you stay safe on the road. If you watch the video […]

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A welcome message

A welcome message

Posted on February 28th, 2018

Greetings! If you are a new visitor, welcome. If you are a regular visitor, you probably have noticed some changes to our website. We hope you enjoy the new look and feel, which is the result of more than a year of hard work. Every upgrade to the site’s graphic design and written content took […]

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Coming to a vehicle near you

Coming to a vehicle near you

Posted on January 29th, 2018

Ten years ago, nearly zero vehicles featured automatic emergency braking. It was a nice concept, to be sure. Imagine your vehicle being able to scan the road ahead of you, detect imminent hazards and slow or stop on its own if you failed to react in time. But how soon could the game-changing technology actually […]

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A New Year’s resolution to know more, drive safer

A New Year’s resolution to know more, drive safer

Posted on January 3rd, 2018

Happy New Year from all of us at MyCarDoesWhat.org. We’re excited about 2018 for a number of reasons, including upgrades to our website (in the works!) and continued advancements in vehicle safety technology. It’s amazing to consider the safety features in today’s vehicles compared with just a few years ago. Many of us make individual […]

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Experts look to technology in large trucks

Experts look to technology in large trucks

Posted on August 30th, 2017

More than 4,000 people have been killed in crashes involving large trucks and buses during each of the past five years in which data has been measured, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. One way to prevent these tragedies from reoccurring is to increase the use of safety technologies in truck fleets, experts […]

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Staying Focused on Motorcycle Safety

Staying Focused on Motorcycle Safety

Posted on May 19th, 2017

As the weather warms up, motorcycle enthusiasts can taste the freedom of the open road. Some prefer the high octane thrill of a sports bike while others prefer to see the countryside on a full-dress cruiser. In either case, they may catch the unwary driver by surprise. Not all motorcycles are loud and you won’t […]

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THE PROBLEM IS THE SOLUTION

THE PROBLEM IS THE SOLUTION

Posted on April 28th, 2017

Our fascination with smart phones is essentially an addiction. The case could be made that mobile technology has led us down the road to distraction. Now technology may remedy or at least lessen the effects of distracted driving.

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What safety technologies are in your final bracket?

What safety technologies are in your final bracket?

Posted on March 7th, 2017

March is here and it is time for America to turn its eyes to what else? Basketball. While everyone loves the scintillating slam dunk or the clutch three-point shot, most of these exciting plays need that heads-up player who provides the assist: that key pass or pick that makes the play happen.

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Features We Love This Valentine’s Day 2017

Features We Love This Valentine’s Day 2017

Posted on February 13th, 2017

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love. For that special someone, it’s a time to show him or her how much we appreciate them. Many use the holiday to reflect on what else in their lives they love. And, for some, that includes their cars. (And pets. Don’t forget about the cat and dog people.) […]

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