Car Ownership - Safety

  • Teen Driving and Buying Guide: The First Car War

    Teen Driving and Buying Guide: The First Car War

    Introduction Remember your first car? Of course you do. We all remember the first car we owned. It was......

  • New Vehicle Safety Guide: Seatbelts

    New Vehicle Safety Guide: Seatbelts

    Overview On average, NHTSA estimates that 9,500 lives are saved every year by wearing seatbelts. Unfortunately not......

  • New Vehicle Safety Guide: Brakes

    New Vehicle Safety Guide: Brakes

    Anti-Lock Brakes Overview The anti-lock brake system (ABS) was originally developed in response to pressure from the insurance industry. With traditional......

  • Crashing into Safety

    Crashing into Safety

    Introduction There is no sound at that moment when a car collides. The point of impact is a pause, followed by the scream......

  • Staying Alert While You Drive

    Staying Alert While You Drive

    Introduction Staying alert as you drive is vital to the safety of you and your fellow travelers. The National Highway Transportation......

  • Driving Fatigue

    Driving Fatigue

    Driving Fatigue It's only 500 miles to the next hotel. You can do it. Stop off at the next mini-mart, get a 20 oz. coffee and roll down the window. Yeah --- 500 miles is no......

  • Drive Guide: Auto Emergencies

    Drive Guide: Auto Emergencies

    Introduction Sun burnt, happy and fun-fatigued, we were cruising along on California Interstate 15 when our vacation was cut short by silence, as in no engine......

  • Seatbelt Facts

    Seatbelt Facts

    Seatbelt Facts On average, NHTSA estimates that 9,500 lives are saved every year by wearing seatbelts. Unfortunately not......

  • Child Safety Seats

    Child Safety Seats

    Child Safety Seats Selecting the “best” safety seat for your child Statistics show that four out of five child safety seats are used incorrectly.......

  • NHTSA Unveils New Rollover Ratings

    NHTSA Unveils New Rollover Ratings

    Introduction Vehicles may well be safer to drive, but they can still tip – especially SUVs. According to the National......