If the safety of a car is one of your primary concerns when looking for a new vehicle, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (www.iihs.org) is the best place to get your information. The IIHS is a non-profit, independent organization that tests new models of cars every year strictly for their safety features, such as auto body safety, and the protection of passengers in every conceivable accident scenario.
The Number One Thing You Can Do to Drive Safely
There are risk factors of autobody safety you can’t control when you are on the road. You can’t control the weather, your fellow drivers, and many other possible dangers. However you can control other things: the way you drive, what safety equipment you use and, most importantly, if you drive at safe speeds.
Drunken Driving: The Science Behind Prevention and Auto Safety
There are fewer thoughts more sobering than the disturbing number of fatalities associated with drunken driving, which have increased exponentially every year since the 1990s. On any given day, almost 30 people die in alcohol-related driving accidents, which amount to one death every 48 minutes. “One more for the road” in preparation for that drive home can be and often is a fatal decision.