84 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


Auto Cop

Auto Cop

An interesting unasked question has been raised by Ford’s announcement that it is developing a cop-less cop car. That is, an automated and AI cop car that would sneak itself behind the bushes and use license plate scanners, facial recognition and other such revenue-raising technologies to automatically issue paying’ paper. All the time. Everywhere. For […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for April 4, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for April 4, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Trump Administration wants to overturn Obama Era CAFÉ Standards— –Waymo makes several huge announcements— –Uber AV Crash may crash National Regulations– Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the Future Story of the Week Trump admin says Obama EPA car […]

Spring Is Here, so Watch Out for Motorcycles

Spring Is Here, so Watch Out for Motorcycles

As the salt slowly dissolves from winterized roads, two-wheel enthusiasts are donning their leathers and heading back out onto the highway. Perhaps you’ve got experience on a motorcycle and appreciate how difficult it is to ride on the road, or perhaps not. Perhaps you’ve seen what can happen when a novice rider makes a mistake […]

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Have we become a nation of cellphone zombies? Many experts believe that the increase in distracted driving, in particular using a cellphone to text while driving, has been a big factor in the increase of traffic fatalities since 2009. Another factor apparently is distracted walking. Pedestrian deaths account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities. […]

The Driverless Car Race continues at Breakneck Speed

The Driverless Car Race continues at Breakneck Speed

Despite the first pedestrian accident between a driverless test car and a pedestrian on March 18, Waymo made a big announcement this week that it would purchase 20,000 Electric Jaguar I-Pace SUVs to create its fleet of ridesharing cars. After purchase, the vehicles will be fitted with components to make them driverless. Waymo expects that […]