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.
Accidents in parking lots happen all the time, and carmakers are devising in-car technologies to combat them and help drivers navigate safely.
This optical-camouflage technology from Keio University in Japan is like an invisibility cloak but could make cars safer.
At the 2012 New York auto show, Subaru will show off its new EyeSight collision prevent system on the new Legacy and Outback.
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.
The link between mobile phone distraction and accidents has been investigated by Finnish scientists.
Ford demonstrates how its vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology can prevent accidents.
iOnRoad, an augmented reality app for Android, helps distracted drivers by alerting them of potential collisions with vehicles ahead.
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.