Articles about Passenger Safety

Asking for contact numbers is strictly prohibited
In the world of motorcycling, being a passenger means entrusting your life to the rider.We acknowledge the fact that car guys driving in their protective cages clearly have the edge in terms of safety, and motorcyclists have nothing else to rely
In case you're wondering
A few weeks ago, a video of a two-year-old left alone inside a vehicle went viral. Social media went wild, as expected. We'll leave the parenting lectures to the experts and the expert wannabes. We're just thankful that
Respect our rides
Dear irate passenger,Hey, it's me. The guy behind the wheel. I read your letter a little while back about my habits that annoy you. That's cool, I'm all for constructive criticism. But in the interest of fairness, I'
Stop these now
Dear person behind the wheel,Thanks for driving me around. No, really. I appreciate the time you're taking to help me reach my destination. I know braving the roads is tough and tiring, so I commend your efforts.That said, you
You're 'Goldilocks' behind the wheel
Don't you just love backseat drivers? The way even the simplest turn of the wheel or the way one holds it is a matter of life or death? How any speed past the imaginary limit set inside his or her mind
Because sometimes the best journeys are the shared ones
It's one of those interminable rush hour drives going home, and you feel the crawling traffic is sucking the life out of you. Again. Radio is boring, you're tired of the same Spotify playlists, and you stare out your car
No cargo is more important than your kid
We've previously posted about the different kinds of child seats and their uses. One term that came up was Isofix. For parents who are truly serious about the safety of their children, the presence of this system is pretty important in
In the name of safety
Ford has now licensed its patented inflatable seatbelt technology, making it available to other companies--including its competitors in the automotive industry--in the name of safety.According to the American carmaker, the availability of licenses "may lead to the wider adoption
Baby seat, child seat or booster seat
One of the bonuses of owning an automobile is taking long road trips with the family. But for those of us with small kids, assuring their safety in a car equipped with adult-sized seatbelts is a big issue. While there are
Because conventional ones are bulky
Knowing that a conventional children's car seat is bulky and tedious to mount inside a vehicle, Volvo Cars is currently developing a lightweight and inflatable rearward-facing child seat that is "safe and easy to pack and carry, and will enable
In collaboration with other carmakers
General Motors is currently developing a new crash-test dummy that would help automakers and safety experts better understand how car-crash victims are hurt in rear-end collisions.Co-developed with Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden, the dummy, which goes by
Following Ford's and Lexus's lead
Mercedes-Benz is set to introduce on one of its luxury-class vehicles an inflatable seatbelt strap which the German carmaker calls "Beltbag," making the company the third car manufacturer to do so, after Ford with its Explorer and Lexus with the
By studying changes in driving behavior
Volvo Car Corporation is taking a major step toward its goal that nobody should be killed or seriously injured in one of its cars by 2020 by studying the driving behavior of today's drivers."We are taking clear steps in the
Based on a Euro-wide, 18-month study
A research project established by a consortium of 28 European-based organizations--including carmakers, suppliers, universities, and research institutes--has confirmed that Volvo Car Corporation's systems do help drivers avoid incidents and collisions and deliver significant benefits.The large-scale European
Continuing its role as leader in car safety
Volvo will soon be testing its active safety systems in a test facility that has been designed especially for such undertakings, continuing the Swedish carmaker's pioneering role in the field of motoring safety.To be built and operated by the Active
An eye-opener for drivers
Text-messaging has allowed people to constantly keep in touch with anyone at any time of the day. But as much as this has been a boon for society, one ugly side to it is that we are sometimes so engrossed with
Better get a weighing scale now
Obese people are already at risk from various health issues like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and stroke among other related diseases. Now, it seems you could add "severe auto accident" to the list of causes that an obese person could die from
To replace its pyrotechnic belt tensioning system
Mercedes-Benz is reinventing the seatbelt by coming up with an active buckle and it will be installed in in one of the German carmaker's luxury-segment models in the near future."Active seatbelt buckle is another element of our 'Pre-
As expected, of course
The Volvo S60 has joined the Chevrolet Camaro as the only vehicles to achieve a perfect score on the United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) safety tests.Like the Camaro, the S60 scored a perfect five-star rating in
That's one safe little car
Chevrolet gained the highest possible rating from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) safety tests for the 2012 Sonic subcompact. Despite receiving just four stars out of a maximum of five for the Sonic's rollover rating, the NHTSA
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