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Deadly Northern New York Crashes Spur Bill Requiring Truck Side Guards

A bipartisan bill introduced by two U.S. senators would change truck safety standards to prevent crashes like the one that killed four people in northern New York this summer. The law introduced by Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican Marco Rubio …

Key Car Makers to Make Automatic Braking Standard Equipment in U.S.

A group of major automakers accounting for more than half of U.S. auto sales will make automatic emergency braking standard on new U.S. vehicles in one of the industry’s biggest auto safety moves since it embraced technology to prevent rollovers …

Survey: Many Drivers Unaware of Auto Safety Technology

Adaptive cruise control has been an option on some cars for almost a decade. But in a recent national survey, 65 percent of U.S. drivers didn’t know what it was. The survey, by the University of Iowa Public Policy Center’s …