ADAS Alert: Most Driver Assistance Systems Not Up to Par, Says IIHS

self driving car with uncertainty

The recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) casts a spotlight on the current state of partial driving automation systems, revealing a concerning gap in safety measures. With only one out of 14 systems earning an acceptable rating, the findings signal a critical need for improvement in an industry racing towards automation.¬† […]

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Systems: Understanding Limitations and Enhancing Safety

Testing automatic braking

Reverse Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems are designed to enhance safety while backing up, but recent testing conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) reveals that they are not foolproof. This article provides an overview of the test findings and offers recommendations for drivers to maximize their safety awareness. How Does Automatic Emergency Braking Work? […]

Repair Costs Rising For New Cars

Rising cost of car repair

As newer vehicles become increasingly sophisticated, replacement and repair costs have soared. According to a recent RATESDOTCA report the cost of repairing¬† the windshield and central mirror alone of a 2023 Honda Civic is approximately $1,361 more than the cost of replacing the same in a 2013 Honda Civic. The report compares repair costs for […]

Who Cleans A Car Accident Site?

The site of a car accident is typically left littered with debris such as shattered glass or pieces of metal from the broken and damaged cars. Commonly, the major pieces from the collision will be taken by towing services, but have you ever wondered who cleans up the remaining debris that is left on the […]

Nighttime Nightmare

I live in the country where there are no street lights and visibility is low when driving at night. Earlier this summer I was driving down a back road around 10pm when out of nowhere there was parked black car in the middle of the road right in front of me. I had to slam […]

Planning Ahead

In 2017 I was in a one-vehicle collision when my car hit some loose gravel and slid into a ditch. Thankfully my husband has always made me keep the contact information of our preferred towing company in my car with me, because the towing company that was called by police was way too expensive and […]

Blind Spot Blunder

I had just gotten a brand new car that had a built in blind spot detection system. I loved this feature of the car because it made me feel even safer when driving, but eventually it turned me into a lazy driver. I got so used to relying on the blind spot detection system that […]

Items To Keep In Your Car Emergency Kit

You can never be too prepared in the case of a vehicle collision.¬† When it comes to driving, you should always expect the unexpected, and prepare in advance to handle any emergency situation that you may encounter. There are several emergency items you may not have thought of that would be very useful during a […]

Parking Lot Vandalism

I parked my car overnight in my neighbourhood. When I returned to my car, I noticed scratches all over the driver side and damage to my front bumper. My car had been keyed and hit with a solid object (maybe with a car). I called my insurance and had a police report done. It took […]

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