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September 2017 Archives

Drivers, especially young ones, text but say it should be illegal

The majority of drivers believe that distracted driving is the largest contributor to car accidents. Over 90 percent of those surveyed recently agreed that it should be illegal. At the same time, 34 percent of drivers are confident that they can safely text while driving -- and that percentage goes up to 62 percent when considering only drivers between 18 and 34.

NTSB report finds trucker at fault for fatal autonomous crash

Over a year ago, media outlets covered the first fatal car accident involving a fully autonomous vehicle. The vehicle, a Tesla Model S, was in autopilot at the time of the collision. Reports that the accident was the result of the vehicle's failure to "see" the semi-truck that was involved in the crash abounded, but further research shows the story was much more complicated than original reports suggest.