Seat belt use is lower in rural areas.
The National Safety Council estimates that 438 people will be killed in car accidents in the United States over the Labor Day holiday period in 2016.
An alliance of automakers representing 99 percent of the cars sold in the United States will announce a plan to make auto-emergency braking standard by 2022.
Fifty years later, Ralph Nader's automotive expose "Unsafe At Any Speed" remains relevant and vital for American drivers.
Volvo says it will accept liability for accidents that occur in autonomous operations, a major step in the fledgling driverless era.
A Missouri woman made a passionate plea for an end to drunk driving on the anniversary of her husband and one-year-old son's deaths.
Ten automakers pledged Friday to make certain automatic crash-prevention technologies standard on all new cars. Federal officials said it was a "historic" agreement.
A leading consumer group called upon California officials Thursday to strengthen their oversight of crashes involving self-driving cars.
Google acknowledged its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 car accidents. But data privacy concerns may be the bigger issue with autonomous vehicles.
For teens, a driver's license can represent freedom. For parents, it can represent fear. Now there's a way parents can alleviate some of their worries and monitor their teen drivers.
New car designs are playing a prominent role in reducing traffic deaths, but the odds of getting killed in a car accident still dramatically vary depending on the make and model of your car.
A young boy in Texas died Sunday, six years after a car accident caused by a drunk driver left him brain dead.
A 15-year-old boy in Russia is in trouble after crashing his Aston Martin in Saint Petersburg, and then allegedly leaving the scene because he didn't have a driver's license. The boy, who is a soccer player, reportedly bought the sports car with his own money and owned it just three days before the collision.
The four occupants of a minivan in Michigan were in for a terrifying ride early in the morning on January 7. Their minivan got lodged under the back of a semi's trailer, and the vehicle was drug 16 miles along Interstate 75. During that time, the driver was on the phone with 911 but couldn't exactly say where the stricken van was because of the snowy conditions.
Police in Ohio were confused after a man involved in an early morning car accident couldn't be found. Six hours later, he turned up inside the vehicle at the nearby tow yard where the vehicle was taken. It's not clear whether responders missed the injured man or if he returned to the vehicle at some point.
America's well-publicized weight problem and aging population of baby boomers is collaborating to bring about a change in the humble crash test dummy, as automakers and safety regulators are attempting to build vehicles even better suited to our changing population.