Car Safety

A recent survey by insurance giant Metlife seems to indicate that drivers are more technologically savvy than ever before. Unfortunately, the tech that they are most familiar with are distracting instead of helping them driver more safely. Some of the results of the survey are: 66% believe that drivers rely excessively on technology. 85% believe [...]

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After a short absence from the Dodge line-up, the Durango is back in stylish fashion. It earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award and, maybe more importantly to young couples, Car & Driver recently choose it as the best alternative to a minivan. Car & Driver wanted to find a [...]

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According to a study by Confused.com, drivers who are faced with another driver who is traveling at less than the speed limit, get stressed and will try to pass them. Bet you didn’t know that, did you? Now, the study is coming out of England, so you are probably wondering why readers anywhere else really [...]

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Ford has recently released the automotive industry’s first inflatable rear seat restraint in the Ford Explorer. Advances in airbag inflation and seat belt construction methods have enabled Ford and its suppliers to develop inflatable seat belts that are designed to deploy over a vehicle occupant’s torso and shoulder in 40 milliseconds in the event of [...]

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