Study: Young Drivers Biggest Beneficiaries of Crash Avoidance
Crash avoidance systems are associated with larger reductions in the frequency of collision and property damage liability claims for drivers under 25 years old than those ages 25 and older.
NTSB Chair Calls for New Approach to Highway Safety
Jennifer Homendy said the “Safe System” approach to highway safety embraced by other nations has led to reduced fatalities and crashes.
Volvo to Introduce Speed Limiter on All New Vehicles
Volvo has announced that it will introduce a 112-mph speed limiter on all new vehicles to increase its safety credentials and continue to work towards eliminating passenger fatalities by 2020, according to an article from Reuters.
New Report Grades States According to Traffic Safety Laws
States that rated the best in categories such as occupant protection, child passenger safety, teen driving, impaired driving and distracted driving include Rhode Island, Delaware, Oregon, Washington, California, Louisiana and the District of Columbia.
Allstate Unveils America’s Best Drivers for 2018
Allstate has released its 14th annual America’s Best Drivers Report that named Brownsville, Texas, the city with America’s safest drivers.
Allstate: More Than One-Third of U.S. Motorists are ‘Stressed’ About Winter Driving
Allstate has released a new survey revealing that more than a third (35 percent) of U.S. drivers say wet winter driving stresses them out, and almost half (48 percent) are concerned by the prospect.
‘Drive2Life’ PSA Contest Invites Teens to Create Messages on Danger of Speeding
The National Road Safety Foundation is inviting teens to submit their ideas for messages to help educate their peers and others about the dangers of speeding.
Average Cost of Insuring Teen Drivers in U.S. Climbs to $5,000 a Year
According to the online insurance marketplace QuoteWizard, the average cost of a standard individual policy (without bundling) for a 16-year-old driver is $438 a month – more than $5,000 per year.
One in Four Canadians Want to Keep Driving Past Age 85
While many senior citizens are reluctant to give up their car keys for fear of losing their independence, their loved ones are just as reluctant to tell them that it’s not safe for them to drive anymore.
WalletHub Releases Report on Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers
The analysis, which considered data such as the number of teen driver fatalities and the average cost of car repairs, showed that New York was the best state for teen drivers while Montana was the worst.
U.S. DOT and Safety Partners Highlight Teen Driver Safety Week Events
NHTSA’s 5 to Drive campaign encourages safe driving behaviors in teen drivers, like cell phone use while driving, no extra passengers, no speeding, no alcohol, and no driving or riding without a seat belt.
Data Shows Stricter Driving Laws Do Make Us Safer
Data shows that, across the board, states with tougher driving laws see fewer motorists die on their roadways.