Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETHZ), and the Italian National Research Council (CNR) have developed a system that would allow cars to function efficiently through city intersections without the use of traffic lights. Learn more here...
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Crash Avoidance Technologies
As the number of cars and trucks in the United States exploded in the Twentieth Century, so too did the number of accidents – and with them, the number of injuries and deaths. The quest for new safety technologies has been underway for decades now, and progress has been made in many areas. Read more here about the amazing new technologies that are being developed to help keep drivers and passengers safe.
One area of major concern continues to be the high rate of incidents involving people who drink and drive. Over the last few years, however, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been working to develop a technology called DADSS that may help to prevent DUIs and DWIs. Learn more about this technology here...
How could you sue a driverless car! Once these vehicles hit the road en masse as projected - 10 million by 2050 - accidents may go down but they won't go away. Bill Coats Law of Bellingham, Washington writes on issues for car accident claims where fault is disputed by the machines.
In the next few decades, we might be riding cars that drive us, leaving us free to completely distract ourselves with video screens and any other tasks than driving. Projections from some studies show that this could reduce accidents by 90%. Bill Coats Law takes a look at what implications autonomous vehicles have for personal injury cases.
With modern safety features, it’s getting harder to die in an accident while it’s getting easier to be in one
Automobiles today have more safety features than ever before. Rear backup assist, cameras, sensors that alert the driver if the car is veering out of the lane. There is something called the “circle of safety” being implemented in more and more models. It’s like an invisible 360 degree buffer zone with safety features on all sides. How safe is your vehicle? Click here to learn more.