Yearly Archives: 2021

Latest Study Strengthens Argument for Abs on Motorcycles

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Nearly a decade after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety first called for a federal mandate requiring street-legal motorcycles to be equipped with antilock braking systems (ABS), the data continue to pile up in favor of this lifesaving technology. Examining fatal crash rates for…
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Rained Out: Vehicle Safety Systems Struggle to “See” in Bad Weather

 AAA finds automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assistance performance impeded by rain   Ellen Edmonds Manager, AAA Public Relations eedmonds@national.aaa.com407-444-8011 New research from AAA finds that moderate to heavy rain affects a vehicle safety system’s ability to “see”, which may result in performance issues. During closed course testing, AAA simulated rainfall and found that…
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Largest Study of Its Kind Strengthens Argument for Motorcycle ABS

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Nearly a decade after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety first called for a federal mandate requiring street-legal motorcycles to be equipped with antilock braking systems (ABS), the data continue to pile up in favor of this lifesaving technology. Examining fatal crash rates for…
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