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Smarter Driver: Avoiding underride accidents

You don't want to get into any kind of accident, but especially a rear underride with a semi, which is able to defeat many of the safety advances of the last few decades.

By Oct. 29, 2013


Smarter Driver, Parking lot accidents

Accidents in parking lots happen all the time, and carmakers are devising in-car technologies to combat them and help drivers navigate safely.

By Jul. 1, 2013


Could a see-through Toyota Prius prevent accidents?

This optical-camouflage technology from Keio University in Japan is like an invisibility cloak but could make cars safer.

By Oct. 3, 2012


Subaru's double vision prevents accidents

At the 2012 New York auto show, Subaru will show off its new EyeSight collision prevent system on the new Legacy and Outback.

By Mar. 15, 2012


The MythBusters' long history of accidents and mishaps

The now-famous cannonball incident is just the latest in a long string of experiments gone wrong on the hit Discovery Channel show. Of course, no one ever gets injured--except the show's hosts.

By Dec. 7, 2011


Phone distractions cause serious accidents, say scientists

The link between mobile phone distraction and accidents has been investigated by Finnish scientists.

By Jan. 16, 2012


Ford uses vehicle communication to prevent accidents

Ford demonstrates how its vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology can prevent accidents.

By Jun. 1, 2011


iOnRoad app keeps an eye on the road for accidents

iOnRoad, an augmented reality app for Android, helps distracted drivers by alerting them of potential collisions with vehicles ahead.

By May. 31, 2011


Accidents will happen at 2009 Price Chopper 400

Tony Stewart won the 2009 Price Chopper 400 this last weekend, but other Nascar drivers made headlines not so good reasons. This video captures not one but two big accidents during the Nascar Chase Race from Sunday October 4.

By Oct. 7, 2009


Latest: Cell phones help reduce traffic accidents!

Nissan ITS aims to prevent accidents by detecting cell phones via GPS.

By Apr. 17, 2007