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MyCarDoesWhat Celebrates Safe Driving During National Safety Month

MyCarDoesWhat Celebrates Safe Driving During National Safety Month

Posted on June 27th, 2016

This month, the National Safety Council kicked off National Safety Month – an entire month dedicated to educating the public about ways to live a safer life. This week’s theme is sharing the roads safely. Whether you’re driving your daily commute, cruising around town or departing on a long road-trip, remember some of the key auto safety technologies that can help keep you, your passengers and other roadway users safe.

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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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Road Safety and Employers: A Winning Combination

Road Safety and Employers: A Winning Combination

Posted on May 16th, 2016

Crash-related lost work days in 2013 totaled 1.628 million, with more than 90 percent a result of off-the-job crashes. What can employers do to improve driving safety for their workers? Read this post from the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety to learn more!

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Graduating to Safety: Their First Car

Graduating to Safety: Their First Car

Posted on May 10th, 2016

Parent or guardian of a high school-aged driver? Then you know all too well what’s around the corner: Graduation season. Whether you’re assisting with your teen’s car buying process or purchasing the car yourself, there are a few things to consider before driving it off the lot.

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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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Safety Tech Madness!

Safety Tech Madness!

Posted on April 1st, 2016

Did your favorite safety feature make the cut? Check out our final four of March Madness 2016 to find out!

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Breaking Down the Dashboard: Safety Tech Lingo

Breaking Down the Dashboard: Safety Tech Lingo

Posted on March 21st, 2016

Can’t tell AEB from TPMS? Confusing BSM and ACC? Understanding safety technology doesn’t have to be difficult – but with new technologies hitting the market every day, we understand that it can be hard to keep up. We’ve taken on the challenge of breaking down popular safety tech lingo so you don’t have to.

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New IIHS research bolsters case for automatic braking

New IIHS research bolsters case for automatic braking

Posted on March 14th, 2016

New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that automatic braking reduces rear-end crashes by 39 percent on average, and forward collision warning alone cuts them by 23 percent. Read to learn more about the study and its implications for car safety in the future.

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