Crash tests reveal AEB has made an impact

Three new models recently launched by European manufacturers have been independently tested for safety by Euro NCAP. The Alfa Romeo Giulia, the SEAT Ateca...

Vehicles with good driver protection could leave passengers at risk

Drivers of vehicles with good small overlap front ratings from the Insurance Institute from Highway Safety can expect to be protected well in a...

GT racer Darren Turner stars in new distraction video

IAM RoadSmart has released a new video advising of the consequences of drivers getting distracted behind the wheel of a car. The light hearted video...

Ontario government gives distracted drivers a reality check in new campaign

The Ontario government has released its first video in a new advertising campaign aimed at preventing distracted driving. The province is running the campaign to...

Top safety awards for Honda Civic and Chevrolet Malibu

The redesigned two-door Honda Civic has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ award when equipped with an available front...

Top safety award for Audi A4

The redesigned Audi A4 has secured a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety by offering good protection in a...

Haval brand falls short of expectations in ANCAP tests

Independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released a 4 star ANCAP safety rating for the Haval H9. “New vehicle...

Mazda MX-5 earns ANCAP’s highest pedestrian protection score to date thanks...

Independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released a 5 star ANCAP safety rating for the Mazda MX-5. “The ever-popular...

New law for recalled rental cars protects consumers from vehicle safety...

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that as of June 1, 2016, rental car agencies must fix...

BMW X1 earns highest safety award

The 2016 BMW X1 has qualified for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s highest award after a redesign boosted its performance in the small...

Report predicts Auckland transport gridlock by 2026

Auckland must urgently revise transport priorities and the Unitary Plan to better align where people live, work and how they move around, otherwise gridlock...

Top safety award for redesigned Lincoln MKX

The redesigned Lincoln MKX has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks to across-the-board good crashworthiness ratings and a...

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport earns Top Safety Pick+ award

A revised occupant compartment takes the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport from a marginal to a good rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s...

Zero stars for all cars in latest Global NCAP crash tests

The latest Indian crash test results from Global NCAP continue to disappoint with all five models rated as zero star. The Renault Kwid, Maruti...

Why drivers have a sixth sense until they text at the...

A team of researchers have found that the brain’s ‘autopilot’ breaks down when drivers text at the wheel. The researchers from the University of Houston...