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Safety features in cars have increased tenfold over the past decade. Nowadays, even base model vehicles come with standard safety features such as anti-lock braking system (ABS), and airbags. These features, along with road safety tips, will keep you and your passengers snug and secure in a safety bubble. If …

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Think collisions only involve the car and the passengers inside? Think again. Some collisions also involve passengers colliding with each other. Also called ‘secondary” impacts,’ the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association reported that this passenger collision is accountable for 45 percent of the head injuries in side-impact collisions. The Hyundai Motor …

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Don’t get us wrong–we all appreciate the value of safety features in our vehicles. Not only do they help prevent accidents from taking place, but just knowing they’re there can actually make a driver feel more secure when driving on the road. Of course, that’s not to say that everything’s …

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Honda announced the development of an innovative new front passenger airbag technology designed to better protect occupants in a wide range of frontal collision scenarios, including angled crashes between vehicles or a vehicle and another object. Honda plans to begin applying its advanced airbag design to new products in the …

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According to the World Health Organization Global Status Report, road accident statistics in the Philippines has constantly increased since 2016. A number of accidents have resulted in injuries or deaths, some of which could have been avoided if motorists are taking extra safety measures. This is why various institutions, road …

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently released a study that found knee airbags do very little to reduce the risk of injury in real-world crashes.  On the contrary, the study found that their presence may have lead to increased injury rates in certain crashes. Knee airbags are often …

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Here’s one question: if there’s an airbag to protect you and your passenger inside, how come there aren’t any airbags to protect your vehicle outside? Well, ZF Friedrichshafen AG has developed this type of technology at last. Introduced last year at the Airbag 2018 Symposium in Germany, these external airbags …

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You see your baby asleep in his or her car seat after a long ride. Instead of removing her from the seat and putting her to bed, you decide to detach the seat from the car and let her sleep it off. Sounds pretty normal, right? Unfortunately, this puts her …

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You know the scene–you’re carelessly driving on the road, listening to your favorite tune when suddenly it hits you: a pothole–or even a huge bump–stubbornly refuses to move as you hits the entire hole (or mass) in full force. And since you’re a good driver–with adroit hands and laser-like focus–you …

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Are Brake-Throttle Override Systems dangerous? It is, according to President Donald Trump’s administration. So much so that it plans to drop the proposed rule requiring automakers to install this technology feature in all its vehicles. According to Autoblog.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed that Brake-Throttle Override Systems …

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reported that 9 out of 11 small SUVs fared well in pedestrian-detection tests. The trials used 2018-2019 SUV models, and simulated three common pedestrian crash situations: a person entering the right side of the street, a child suddenly appearing from behind two parked …

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A report made by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that 30 percent of accidents involve a secondary impact. Secondary impacts can be classified as multi-collision impacts, and according to its study: 30.8 percent of multi-collision accidents involve cars crossing over the center line 13.5 percent of multi-collision accidents …

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Fairy xmas lights on a Ford Pickup

Nothing says Christmas like Christmas decorations, and in addition to decorating their homes, many have opted to adorn their cars with the festivity of the holidays as well. This is a relatively new trend, and as a frequent road user, it’s easy to notice that a growing number of vehicles …

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As a car shopper who places great value on safety, you’ve probably come across the term ISOFIX in your research. You may also be aware of what it pertains to, which is safer car seats for children. But is that all what ISOFIX is about? Read on to learn more …

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As a driver, you’ve probably faced this situation: you’re driving your car up a slope, when suddenly, whether traffic has stalled or you simply miscalculated the gear and need to shift down, you need to bring your car to a full stop. Another car comes up right behind you. This …

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