What’s new — and what’s missing — in your next new car

October 10, 2018

By RONALD MONTOYA Edmunds Oct 10, 2018 Updated Oct 10, 2018 Automakers are continually making changes in vehicles. These can be technological breakthroughs, such as the automatic emergency braking systems that are increasingly becoming standard on new cars. Some are mandated changes, such as a federal requirement that all vehicles have backup cameras, which went into effect […]

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HONDA RECALLS ACCORD AND INSIGHT FOR REAR CAMERA PROBLEMS

September 28, 2018

Honda says 232,000 Accords and Insights in the U.S. have the wrong rear-view camera software. By David A. Wood , CarComplaints.com  Posted in Recalls  September 28, 2018 — Honda is recalling 232,000 Accords and Insights in the U.S. to repair rear camera problems. The 2018 Honda Accords and 2019 Honda Insights have rear-view camera displays programmed with the wrong software. Honda […]

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Mother: When you lose a child to a ‘backover’ accident, ‘you never get over it’

July 6, 2018

Kristen Swilley  11:21 PM, Jul 5, 2018 CINCINNATI — Seven-year-old Gino DiMario, who loved piano lessons and going to church with his family, was dead by the time first responders arrived at his grandparents’ home on February 19, 2005. He had been playing in the parking lot when a family member, not noticing the thatch of […]

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Frontover deaths involving kids skyrocketing with truck and SUV popularity

June 4, 2018

Angie Koehle 5:00 PM, Jun 4, 2018 1:04 PM, Jun 5, 2018 roads | let joe know PHOENIX – Federal law now requires all new cars sold in the US to come equipped with rear cameras and screens. It’s to prevent backover crashes, many times involving small children. The recent change is a huge victory for child safety advocates, […]

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Back up cameras to become standard for all new cars

May 31, 2018

Amy Lipman 11:42 PM, May 30, 2018, 6:41 AM, May 31, 2018 SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. – Thirteen years after the Rosenfelds lost their 2-year-old daughter, Veronica, to a back-up collision in suburban Boca Raton, rearview cameras will soon be the standard in every new car sold. “I had people who told me that they now […]

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Keven Moore: Avoid horrific driveway run-over accidents; take extra caution, heed these safety tips

May 24, 2018

May 24th, 2018 · One of the most horrific, unthinkable accidents that can happen to a child can take place less than a few feet from your very own front door. Run-over accidents in your driveway occur too often and are devastating to families, as 70 percent of the time, they involve another family member […]

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After His Son’s Tragic Death, This Doctor Fought to Put Backup Cameras In Every Car

May 14, 2018

In 2002, Dr. Greg Gulbransen accidentally backed over and killed his young son. He turned his agony into activism and fought for backup cameras in every car. This month, he won. By Adam Bulger May 14 2018, 9:40 AM Shortly after 9:30 on an October night in 2002, Long Island pediatrician Greg Gulbransen backed up his car as […]

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Backup cameras required nationwide

May 10, 2018

O.B. doc turns ‘a complete travesty into something positive’ May 10, 2018, By Laura Lane The death of 2-year-old Cameron Gulbransen led his father, Greg, to embark on a crusade to have federal transportation legislation enacted requiring car manufacturers to include backup cameras. The Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act became law on May 1. COURTESY GULBRANSEN […]

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Kellyville Toddler Celebrates Birthday Year After ‘Terrifying’ Accident

May 6, 2018

Posted: May 05, 2018 5:23 PM CDT Updated: May 05, 2018 5:23 PM CDT BY: AMY SLANCHIK, NEWS ON 6  KELLYVILLE, Oklahoma – A toddler’s family is celebrating another year of life after a terrifying accident when she was run over by a pickup truck. As of this week, it’s required for all new vehicles sold in the United States to have […]

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Want a car with a backup camera? Now they’re not just for pricier models, thanks to federal mandate

May 3, 2018

By JACLYN COSGROVE MAY 03, 2018 | 3:00 AM A backup camera view on a 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe. (Honda / Wieck) As thousands of passenger vehicles roll off the assembly line this week destined for the U.S. market, each of them will be equipped with backup cameras — the result of a long-awaited federal rule that […]

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