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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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Breaking Down Anti-Lock Brakes

Breaking Down Anti-Lock Brakes

Posted on January 31st, 2017

Pump or hold? When it comes to cars with anti-lock brakes, that is the question. And also: What exactly the heck is going on when your car’s ABS activates? Read further for answers to these questions and more.

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The Brain Changer: How I Realized I’m an Engineer

The Brain Changer: How I Realized I’m an Engineer

Posted on January 17th, 2017

It can take just one moment to change how you perceive the world. Read to find out how the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Morgan Price, MS realized that car safety technologies have the potential to change traffic safety today and into the future.

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