Road Safe America on Thursday released the results of a national survey showing that voters across the U.S. strongly support the required use of two existing safety technologies in large trucks, speed limiters and automatic emergency braking.
Final U.S. highway fatality numbers for 2017 are down following two consecutive years of large increases. In addition, preliminary estimates for the first six months of 2018 appear to show that this downward trend continues into this year.
The AV START Act will help strengthen existing safety oversight by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and would protect against an unworkable patchwork of state and federal laws and regulations that could stifle innovation, job growth, and the development of safety technologies.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will host a public meeting on its New Car Assessment Program on Sept. 14. The meeting is intended to continue public dialogue on the latest insights into evolving technology, consumer preferences, and social trends important to American car buyers.
The new 2019 Honda Pilot adopts the Honda Sensing suite of advanced driver-assistive and safety technology (ADAS) as standard in all trims. This is notable because in June Honda released a position statement that warned that ADAS on its vehicles might fail unless OEM parts are used.