Automated Vehicles – Where Are The Safety Advocates?

Automated vehicles have the potential to become the most significant vehicle safety enhancement since the first introduction of seat belts and airbags, possibly even surpassing the tremendous benefits that were achieved with those technologies.  The oft-cited figure of 94 percent of traffic fatalities resulting from driver factors (impairment, distraction, etc.) ... Read More

2015 – A Bad Year For Vehicle Safety And The Environment?

Based on reports in the press, one might conclude that recent events involving vehicle safety, fuel economy, and emissions control have substantially undermined the intended national benefits of Federal motor vehicle regulatory programs.  The Takata airbag recall and the Volkswagen emission “defeat device” matter have certainly received widespread publicity and ... Read More