Safety Tip: Dealing With Headlight Glare

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December 1, 2015
<p><strong><em>Photo of crash scene courtesy of NHTSA.</em></strong></p> Traffic Fatalities Up in First Half of 2015

The disturbing trend prompts federal Department of Transportation officials to step up efforts to change risky behavior among the driving public.

Safety Tip: Dealing With Headlight Glare

In the view of some drivers, this problem has grown much worse. Here's some advice from AAA as well as news about upcoming technology that might help.

Video: Top-Rated Head Restraints Cut Injuries by 11%

A new study from two affiliated insurance industry groups highlights progress in the prevention of whiplash in rear-end crashes.

<p><strong><em>Photo by NHTSA via Wikimedia Commons.</em></strong></p> Ford Recalls Fusions, Mercury Milans for Fire Risk

The recall covers 411,205 2010-2011 model-year Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles in the U.S.

<p><strong>Chris Urmson</strong> <em>Photo: U.S. DOT</em></p> DOT to Host Self-Driving Vehicle Talk with Google Expert

The U.S. Department of Transportation will host a talk on self-driving vehicles with the director of Google’s Self-Driving Car Program, Chris Urmson.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Flagger Force.</em></p> Traffic Control Fleet's Video Safety System Cuts Costs

Flagger Force, a traffic control company serving the Northeast, cut its accident costs by a third after it implemented SmartDrive's video-based safety program, according to a release.

<p><em>2017 Q7 Audi connect plus smartphone pairing. Photo courtesy of Audi.&nbsp;</em></p> Audi Adds Vehicle Theft Tracking

Audi selected SiriusXM to power the next generation of its connectivity suite, which will include safety and vehicle tracking services.

Illinois' Distracted Driving Patrols

Citing widespread disregard for the state's handheld cell phone law, the Illinois State Police is ramping up enforcement on state roadways. Here's a report from KMOV News 4.

<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of Honda.</strong></em></p> 2016 Honda Pilot Earns 5-Star Safety Rating

The top score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration applies to both forward-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions.

Registration Opens for 2016 Lytx Driver, Coach Awards

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, has opened entries for its annual "Driver of the Year" and "Coach of the Year" awards, the company has announced.

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Cruise Control

Cruise control can be beneficial when used under proper road, climate and traffic conditions. It enables you to maintain a safe speed without keeping your foot on the gas pedal thereby reducing driver fatigue during a long trip. While there are benefits it is important to know when it is appropriate to use the system.

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