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One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

Transportation leaders met Nov. 16 to discuss automated vehicles and the role the government should play moving forward. This blog highlights how technologies available even today can begin saving lives now - as long as drivers understand how they work.

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Happy Anniversary! MyCarDoesWhat Celebrates a Year of Progress

Happy Anniversary! MyCarDoesWhat Celebrates a Year of Progress

Posted on October 17th, 2016

It’s been a year since the MyCarDoesWhat campaign launched October 2015, and a lot has changed in automotive safety technology during that time. Find out how MyCarDoesWhat was a key voice during this year of great technological safety advancements in this new blog post.

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YOU Are Still Your Car’s Best Safety Feature

YOU Are Still Your Car’s Best Safety Feature

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

Vehicle safety technology is advancing faster than ever. However, the advanced driver assistance systems in cars today can only assist - drivers are still the car's most important safety feature. Read to learn more!

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Crash Avoidance Technology: Helping Investigators Understand Crashes

Crash Avoidance Technology: Helping Investigators Understand Crashes

Posted on August 25th, 2016

Car safety systems help drivers avoid crashes; but when a crash does occur, many systems can still help by providing valuable insight about the crash. When combined with other crash investigation data, these systems can provide investigators additional insight into what occurred in the moments before a crash. Learn more in our latest guest blog!

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Back-to-School Pedestrian Detection Technologies

Back-to-School Pedestrian Detection Technologies

Posted on August 16th, 2016

It’s back to school time. Students will be heading out early to catch buses, ride their bikes or walk to school. Luckily, automotive safety technologies - such as pedestrian detection - can help protect you, your passengers and the young pedestrians around you.

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Fast Lane to the Future: Auto Safety Technologies

Fast Lane to the Future: Auto Safety Technologies

Posted on June 3rd, 2016

From front crash prevention to blind spot detection, cars today are safer than they were 50 years ago. Where will safety technologies go next? We’ve highlighted some of the coolest new features set to hit the market in the coming years.

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Your Car Is a Public Health Tool

Your Car Is a Public Health Tool

Posted on April 25th, 2016

We don’t often think of our cars as public health tools, but safety features in vehicles can protect us from injuries, much as vaccines protect us from certain diseases. Learn more in this post by the Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Breaking Down Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)

Breaking Down Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)

Posted on November 25th, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has pledged to add automatic emergency braking (AEB) to its list of recommended safety technologies. AEB and similar technologies can significantly reduce drivers’ risk of rear-end crashes.

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