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The safety standard – covering vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds - is expected to significantly reduce rear-end and pedestrian crashes and NHTSA projects that the move will save at least 360 lives a year and prevent at least 24,000 injuries annually.

AEB to become standard in cars and light trucks by 2029

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finalized a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard that will make automatic...

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Using federal crash data from 2016 to 2021, IIHS researchers estimated that equipping every light van on the road with front crash prevention, lane departure prevention, blind spot detection and intelligent speed assistance (ISA) could address 26 per cent of all police-reported crashes, 22 per cent of injury crashes and 37 per cent of fatal crashes involving such vehicles.

IIHS calls for delivery vans to be fitted with better safety...

Equipping the light vans that fulfill America’s online orders with four safety features could prevent or mitigate close to four out of ten fatal...
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...