Mapping out our future—one pixel at a time!

Mapping out our future—one pixel at a time!

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: Building accurate 3D maps of highways, roads, streets and their surrounding infrastructure has to be one of the more complex challenges for connected/driverless car makers. This key piece of the puzzle may not get as much attention as other flashier elements, but 3D road maps are the […]

What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down on a Road With No Shoulder

What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down on a Road With No Shoulder

Even if you own a brand-new car, no car is perfect, and you should know what to do in the unfortunate situation of a breakdown. Tires blow out, engines overheat and sometimes, even more serious things can give way. Typically you pull to the side of the road, but how can you avoid danger in […]

Irreparable Damage

Irreparable Damage

You’ve heard the saying — if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it? True enough. But there are also things you can’t fix once broken. The car will never be quite right again — and may be a lot wrong. These Irreparables include: Water damage This has always been a killer; a water-logged interior almost inevitably […]

The Serious Dangers of Leaving a Child or Dog in a Hot Car

The Serious Dangers of Leaving a Child or Dog in a Hot Car

Many of us have heard the news stories. An irresponsible parent, pet owner, or babysitter goes into a grocery store or other establishment for a long period and decides to bring their pet or child along for the ride. However, they decide to leave them in the car when the temperature is unreasonably hot for […]

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]