October 23, 2012 - Industry News
In two different technologies announced by Nissan Motor Co., the automaker is looking at seat technology that could help reduce fatigue and an ‘autonomous emergency steering system’ that could apply braking and automatic steering to prevent a collision.
Tags: vehicle safety technology, accident prevention, Nissan, accident avoidance safety technologies, driver fatigue, automatic braking, automatic steering
September 5, 2012 - Industry News
According to Volvo's accident database, the company's automatic breaking technology alone helped to reduce collisions by 22%.
Tags: Volvo, vehicle safety technology, driver assistance systems
June 27, 2012 - Industry News
The study found that advanced driver monitoring and assistance features, for example a forward collision alert system, increases drivers’ focus on the road ahead by 126% when automated steering is operating.
Tags: vehicle safety technology, accident prevention, accident avoidance safety technologies, Distracted driving, General Motors Corp.
June 19, 2012 - Industry News
Although the report didn’t cite specific structural or technological features of later model-year vehicles, two areas the report found significant improvement including improved rollover protection and side-impact protection.
Tags: Accidents, vehicle safety technology, accident prevention, NHTSA
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