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  • 5 key car safety features to protect your most precious cargo

    Even if you pride yourself on your cautious driving habits, accidents can still occur unexpectedly on the road, putting both you and your child’s safety at risk. It’s a truth I’ve witnessed time and time again throughout my career, and it’s why I’m such a strong advocate for crash avoidance technology.

  • The Communist plot to take away our big vehicles

    I'm not singularly focused on vehicle size, but it's a growing issue among people who already drive badly. The #1 problem with traffic safety is driver behavior. That’s true regardless of the vehicle, and it’s why my primary focus is designing street networks to calm drivers. Slower speeds means fewer crashes. And when crashes do occur, they’re typically much less severe. 

  • Another study relates taller vehicle front ends to more pedestrian deaths

    Pedestrian deaths hit a modern low in 2009. One of the side effects of the rampaging popularity of ever-larger vehicles since then: Studies examining the correlation between pedestrian deaths and ever-larger vehicles.

  • Vehicles with higher, more vertical front ends pose greater risk to pedestrians

    Vehicles with especially tall front ends are most dangerous to pedestrians, but a blunt profile makes medium-height vehicles deadly too, new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows.

  • Stopping ‘Frontovers’ in Their Tracks

    Bigger vehicles have much larger front blindzones than other cars, often extending to 16 feet. As a result, 526 youngsters were killed in low-speed “frontover” incidents in 2020, up from 251 deaths in 2008, the U.S. Department of Transportation says.

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