Highway safety officials aim to keep speeds low and braking under control through the strategic use of roundabouts.
A recent survey reveals Americans have witnessed the effectiveness of automatic emergency brakes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration recently kicked off their “Stop. Trains Can’t” safety initiative.
Automatic emergency braking systems work well, but they could be better, according to a leading highway safety group.
Australia has recalled 445 Audi SUVs with leaking brake cylinders. This follows a 2014 recall of 70,000 cars with brake issues worldwide.
Bullet trains have already set the bar higher for rail travel. Now Japan is testing braking systems for the newest version, the ALFA-X Shinkansen, a train that can reach speeds of almost 225 miles per hour.
Brake Safety Week aims for prevention, education, and action related to brake problems. After the recent inspections, 5,000 vehicles were removed from service.
The Global Brake Safety Council is warning drivers about the potential safety risks someone might face when accidentally purchasing fake brake systems.
The European safety agency Euro NCAP is working on a new method to test vehicles that come equipped with autonomous driver assist systems.
Though passenger vehicles and commercial trucks have gotten consistently more reliable over the years, they still require regular maintenance and high-quality, properly tested components in order to function properly.