In an age where automotive safety devices are as sophisticated as they’ve ever been, some distressing things have happened on U.S. highways in 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic deaths in the first quarter of 2012 jumped a whopping 13.5 percent, to the highest fatality rate since 2008. Sources indicate this Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its traffic fatality report for 2010. Among other findings, overall traffic fatalities have fallen to the lowest levels since 1949. Alcohol still a killer There are few things more dangerous than a person behind the wheel who is under the influence of alcohol. Going by data contained Read on! →


Traffic fatalities may not be the leading cause of death in the United States, but they are among the most preventable, leading government officials to focus on reducing them. Early data from 2011 traffic fatalities indicates they have fallen to the lowest levels on record. Death in decline According to the Centers for Disease Control, Read on! →


For decades, the U.S. auto industry moved forward in leaps and bounds when it came to designing cars that could get consumers where they wanted to go faster, but it took a while for automotive safety technology to catch up. It wasn’t until 1959 that Congress required U.S. cars to have seat belts, in response Read on! →


For six years, traffic fatalities in the U.S. have been on the decline. Suddenly, researchers are finding they have risen in the first half of 2012. Traffic fatalities increase mysteriously At the start of the year, traffic death statistics were at a 60 year low. The decline is generally thought to be because of seat Read on! →