NHTSA and automakers working to make automatic emergency braking an industrywide standard by 2022.
Automakers are shedding weight from vehicles any way they can in their attempts to meet stricter federal fuel-economy requirements. That includes eliminating spare tires.
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.
With cars getting safer all the time and the number of guns in private hands growing, the leading killer of Americans under the age of 25 will soon switch, according to the latest reports.
According to a study from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, truck tailgate theft is becoming more of a problem. From January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013, the number of instances of this type of theft jumped a remarkable 31 percent.
Teen drivers are the most vulnerable motorists on the road. They take unnecessary risks. They're inexperienced. They're more likely to sit behind the wheel of used cars that don't contain the latest safety technology.
Out of 24 vehicles tested, eight earned the highest rating of "Superior."
Graco is recalling 403,222 more car seats over a potentially deadly problem with their buckles.
Cars and transportation infrastructure are ever-evolving, as they're constantly being updated to reflect new technologies, strategies and laws. While that's often a good thing, as most of these steps make us safer and more efficient drivers, it can be hard for people, especially seniors, to keep up.
Distracted driving is a scourge on American roads, but the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe is in a poor position to address the problem.
Teens are driving less. That much, we know already. We've watched the auto industry gnash its collective teeth over the downward trend in Generation Y driving for the better part of a year.
Americans are less likely to to see dangerous driving activities such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving as a threat to themselves or other drivers on the road, according to an analysis of four years of public surveys conducted by AAA.
The first comment left on George Russell Weller's online obituary reads: "Let us not forget the grief that he caused."
Author Carol-Ann Hamilton walks us through a very difficult conversation: Telling your parents or an elderly relative that they need to stop driving.