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How to Repair a Windshield Chip or Crack
DIY Windshield Repair. This is a how to fix your chipped windshield. If you do not do this as soon as possible the chip can turn into a crack overnight! It i...
An Airbag Bike Helmet Could Save Your Life
Stanford researchers put airbag bike helmets to the test and found them effective in preventing certain head injuries.
Marijuana Breathalyzer Test Could Be Coming Soon
A new invention may soon make it easier for police who pull over risky drivers to test them for marijuana impairment on the spot, in addition to the usual alcohol breath test. A marijuana breathalyzer...
Scientists In Antarctica Drink A Lot. Maybe Too Much
WORKING IN ANTARCTICA can be one of the most exhilarating jobs on Earth. Or one of the most depressing. Owing to distance and the difficulty of getting onto and off of the continent, most people who g...
Seat belt
A seat belt, also known as a safety belt, is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop. A seat b...
Seat belt use rates in the United States
Seat belt use rates in the United States has been rising steadily since 1983, from 14% to 86% in 2012. Seat belt use in the country in 2012 ranged from a minimum of 66.5% in South Dakota to a maximum ...
Bumper (automobile)
In automobiles, a bumper is usually a metal bar or beam, attached the vehicle's front-most and rear-most ends, designed to absorb impact in a collision. Regulations for automobile bumpers have been im...
BMW Assist
BMW Assist is a cellular based automotive roadside assistance service offered by BMW. BMW Assist is similar to GM's OnStar or Mercedes-Benz mbrace services as they both use the cellular network and G...
Tire-pressure monitoring system
A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the pneumatic tires on various types of vehicles. TPMS report real-time tire-pressure infor...
Marijuana Breathalyzer Test Could Be Coming Soon
A new invention may soon make it easier for police who pull over risky drivers to test them for marijuana impairment on the spot, in addition to the usual alcohol breath test. A marijuana breathalyzer...
Collision avoidance system
A collision avoidance system is an automobile safety system designed to reduce the severity of an accident. Also known as precrash system, forward collision warning system or collision mitigating syst...
Béla Barényi
Béla Barényi (1 March 1907 – 30 May 1997) was a Hungarian-Austrian engineer, regarded as the father of passive safety in automobiles. He was born in Hirtenberg near Vienna during the Austro-Hun...
Intelligent speed adaptation
Intelligent Adaptation (ISA), also known as , Alerting, and Intelligent Authority, is any system that vehicle speed and the local speed limit on a road and implements an action when the vehicle is de...
Safety car
In motorsport, a safety car or pace car is a car which limits the speed of competing cars on a racetrack in the case of a caution period such as an obstruction on the track. During a caution period th...
Backup camera
A backup camera (also called reversing camera) is a special type of video camera that is produced specifically for the purpose of being attached to the rear of a vehicle to aid in backing up, and to a...
Seat belt use rates by country
This is a table of seat belt use rates (percent) in various countries worldwide.
DIRAVI
DIRAVI is the name given by Citroën to its proprietary power steering system, first seen in 1970.DIRAVI is an acronym for "Direction à rappel asservi" literally meaning "steering with controlled retur...
Ignition interlock device
An ignition interlock device or breath alcohol ignition interlock device (IID and BAIID) is a mechanism, like a breathalyzer, installed on a motor vehicle's dashboard. Before the vehicle's motor can b...
Active rollover protection
An active rollover protection (ARP), is a system that recognizes impending rollover and selectively applies brakes to resist.ARP builds on Electronic stability control and its three chassis control sy...
Safety Connect
Safety Connect is a subscription-based telematics system introduced by Toyota Motor Corporation in 2009 for its Toyota-branded and Lexus models. The system provides communications, roadside assistanc...
Motorcycle headlamp modulator
A motorcycle headlamp modulator (or simply headlamp modulator) is an accessory device that oscillates the intensity of a motorcycle headlamp at 240 ±40 cycles per minute (~4 Hz) between approxima...