From Uber drivers to scooter users and pedestrians buried in their cell phones, fleet drivers navigating medium-duty trucks in the big city face an entirely different reality than their suburban or rural counterparts.
General Motors is recalling an estimated 18,547 2016 to 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks equipped with gasoline engines and dual fuel tanks for a possible defect involving a sensor.
Although automatic emergency brake systems have proven to prevent typical front-to-rear crashes, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is exploring additional opportunities to increase the effectiveness of the technology.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Governors Highway Safety Association will jointly host a forum in April to address the ongoing problem of speeding, which is a factor in about 10,000 roadside fatalities each year.
With the goal of tightening an existing law prohibiting texting while driving, both houses of Virginia's General Assembly recently voted to ban the use of handheld mobile devices while operating a motor vehicle.
Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.