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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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The Senate has passed the final reading that would protect young children and infants from serious injuries and deaths  caused by road accidents and adult negligence. Senate Bill 1971, or  the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act” was authored and sponsored by Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejecrcito. It got a unanimous …

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Once upon a time, safety technologies like stability control and navigation systems were only available in luxury vehicles. Now, they’re a common sight in many vehicles today. We’re giving you some of the newest and advanced safety features that are still rare right now. Not surprisingly, many of them were …

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Seat belts are one of the most significant car safety feature as it can effectively help save lives. In fact, the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says seat belts save more than 15,000 lives each year. Despite its effectiveness however, some motorists still tend to give little …

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Tires on the Road

Most car owners don’t check their tires. Some that do, never check as frequent as they should, which should be once or twice a week, depending on how often the vehicle is used. Are you guilty of these bad habits? Going over your tires on a regular basis is something …

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Last year, Nissan developed a technology–dubbed as the Rear Door Alert (RDA)–that could make the lives of forgetful drivers easier and more convenient. This tech is designed to remind the driver to check the back seat before and after exiting the vehicle–in case he/she forget that his/her baby or pet …

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Any car, particularly the brand new ones, are like “moving cash vaults” for car thieves. Throw all these vehicles together in one place, and these crooks will literally feel they’re in Disneyland on Wheels. Your job is to let them know your car’s not something they can mess around with. …

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