Category Archives: General Information

Adaptive Cruise Control Spurs Drivers to Speed

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Drivers are using adaptive cruise control (ACC) as a tool for speeding, possibly undermining the feature‚Äôs potential safety benefits, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found. Drivers are substantially more likely to speed when using ACC or partial automation that…
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Evidence Mounts for Effectiveness of Rear Autobrake

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Front automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems have greater potential to save lives, but rear AEB is saving drivers the hassle and expense of many a fender bender, an updated analysis from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows. Rear AEB was the standout feature…
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2021 Virginia Highway Safety Virtual Summit

The Department of Motor Vehicles will host its annual Highway Safety Summit virtually through a series of webinars July 13-14 & 20-21, 2021. The theme is "2021: Moving Forward Together." The virtual summit will feature sessions on current highway safety issues to continue our efforts to decrease the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities on…
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