Top Safety Pick for 2014

Who got the Top Safety Pick award for 2014? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS annually conducts crash tests of all 2013-2014 vehicle models and rate them according to highest level of crash prevention and crashworthiness. This year, criteria have changed and a total of 130 car models vied for the Top Safety … Read more

DUI and DWI Regulations

DUI and DWI are two of the most common crimes committed by vehicle drivers which endanger the pedestrians. A crime punishable by law It is never right to drive while drunk. It is a threat to everyone’s life. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  fact sheet reveals that problem on DUI and DWI is … Read more

US State Laws and Regulations on Car Safety

In the United States, the agency with direct responsibility on promoting car safety is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which is part of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Because it is an arm of the Executive Branch, the NHTSA implements systems or rules on vehicle safety aimed at saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing … Read more

Smart Electric Drive Crash Test Rating

Have you ever wanted a safe car that is unique in style with electric source of power and most of all affordable? Good news! Smart introduces smart automobile also known as “Smart Car” in 1994. Smart micro-cars are widely knows globally specially in Europe. In the 2013 crash test drive of Smart Electric Drive ForTwo … Read more

Driver’s Knee Airbag

One of the major advances in automotive safety was the creation of airbags introduced in the 1970’s. In the late 1990’s, the use of airbags for both driver and passenger side areas became a requirement for all auto makers in the United States. Airbags for passenger safety The very purpose of airbags is to put … Read more

Top Safety Pick for 2013

The credible Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) list of top safety car picks for the year 2013 model-year vehicles features a new Top Safety Pick+ category. The IIHS literally determined the safest car model creation by means of categorical crash tests such as moderate overlap frontal crash, small overlap frontal crash, side impact, rollover … Read more