In 1959, Congress passed the first legislation pertaining to the use of safety belts in the U.S. Before then, safety gear was rare at best. In a drive down hazardous memory lane, Popular Mechanics profiles some of the most dangerous automotive interiors ever. 1905 Darracq 200HP: In the hot seat The automotive industry was in Read on! →

The Ford Motor Company has announced a recall of more than 140,000 F-15o trucks because of an airbag defect in the 2004 and 2005 F-150 models. This is the second recall of the most popular vehicle in the United States in the past six weeks. The newest recall concerns faulty wires that can cause the Read on! →