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ETC
CarVi aftermarket driver assist device can also crowdsource potholes

Spot them, log them, report them and maybe one day fix them

Spot them, log them, report them and maybe one day fix them.

Official
AAA joins the chorus to say: Driver assists don't always work

Auto club says tech frequently failed in tests — constant vigilance required

Auto club says tech frequently failed in tests — constant vigilance required.

Opinion
Car technology I'm thankful and unthankful for

Automakers may know drivetrains and in-cabin comforts but fail at infotainment and connectivity

Here's what we appreciate, and the things that need rethinking.

Report
Lane-departure warnings really are saving lives, says IIHS

Fatalities are reduced by 86 percent.

U.S. drivers like to turn the systems off, though.

What Does the Lane Departure Warning Light Mean?

Auto manufacturers are always creating new ways to keep the driver and passengers safe.

Video
Tesla Model S has secret menu that shows possible upcoming features

The Telsa Model S may have won just about every automotive award it could last year, but that doesn't mean it's a perfect vehicle. Far from

Techsplanations: Lane Departure Warning Systems

High tech system helps drivers stay between the lines

Keeping on the straight and narrow has never been so simple. And it's only going to get easier, as most carmakers begin installing Lane Departure Warning Systems to assist in the battle against distracted driving.

Study
IIHS study says most crash avoidance tech actually working [w/video]

Are collision avoidance systems, automatic braking and adaptive headlights worth their extra cost? A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute says yes.

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BMW reminds you to keep your head while driving

The world is a distracting place. No matter where you are or what you're doing, there are any number of things designed specifically to draw your attention elsewhere. It's true when you're driving, too, which is why automakers like BMW have crafted technologies like lane departure warning.

Nissan details three upcoming safety technologies

Nissan has released details on its latest trio of safety-related technologies designed to reduce fatal and serious injuries caused by collisions.

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class tries to overcome inattentive drivers

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class active steering correction – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: NHTSA to mandate lane departure warning and auto-brake systems?

Is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about to add some more safety measures to your next new car? According to The Detroit News, they might be. The Motown daily says that government officials are pondering whether or not they should require new vehicles to be fitted with lane-departure warning systems and automatic braking systems that trigger upon warning of an impending accident. Both systems are currently available only in very small percentage of new passenger cars

Vauxhall Insignia sports all-seeing front camera system [w/VIDEO]

Safety technology has become a major selling point for car shoppers, and a new front-sensing camera co-developed by Vauxhall and Opel will give GM's European brands something to brag about. The new camera, which will be available on the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia beginning early 2009, is located between the wind screen and the rear-view mirror. The camera sees what's ahead at 30 frames per second and uses t

IIHS questions the effectiveness of five new safety features

The view above your left knee in the 2009 Infiniti FX.

Buick Lucerne comes equipped with new safety tech

You don't need no stinkin' Volvo to experience BLIS(s) -- for 2008, the Buick Lucerne is fitted with lane departure and blind-spot warning systems. The Lucerne offers classic GM big-sedan ethos, with lots of content, wide, cushy seats and restrained, handsome styling. Now, when you're motorvating down the interstate, listening to your Buick 8, an amber lamp will illuminate in the gauge cluster, and a chime will toll three times to indicate you're about to encroach on someone else's road space. I