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Booster seats are designed for children who have outgrown harness-equipped restraints. The IIHS said children aged four to eight-year-olds are 45 per cent less likely to sustain injuries in crashes if they are in boosters than if they are using seat belts alone.

Most new car booster seats earn top safety ratings

Forty-seven out of 54 booster seats introduced last year have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) highest rating, the organization has announced. Booster...

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The most recent data reveals there were 2,066 fatal injuries from transportation incidents in 2022, making up nearly 38 per cent of the total job-related fatalities that year and a rise of just over four per cent from 1,982 in 2021.

Driving leading cause of job-related deaths in the US every year

Driving for work is the leading cause of job-related deaths in the US every year, according to figures from the US Bureau of Labor...
The study looks at three critical challenges for nationwide vehicle electrification US electricity supply and demand, electric vehicle production and truck charging requirements.

New study investigates converting US vehicle fleet to electric

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released a new report that assesses the infrastructure requirements for converting the US vehicle fleet to battery...
The ETSC said the European Commission was coming under pressure from the road transport industry to decrease the recommended minimum age of professional drivers in all sectors to 18, with training allowed from aged 17.

Safety body calls for age of professional drivers not be to...

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is calling for the minimum driving age for all vehicle categories not to be decreased further claiming it...