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October 8, 2018

Deadly Limo Crash Highlights Lack of Design Oversight

A deadly limousine crash in New York has again highlighted something I have been fighting for years – the complete lack of oversight and regulation of the limousine and “modified vehicle” industry.  There has been a deadly limousine crash in the United States every year since 2000.

Brett Emison
October 2, 2018

Top 5 Reasons Deadly Guardrails are on U.S. Roadways

Defective guardrails installed on U.S. roadways are maiming and killing motorists. While the defects are well-established, the story behind them tells a much darker tale of deceit and corporate misconduct.

David Brose
May 22, 2018

Keyless Vehicles Cause Increasing Injuries, Deaths

After two decades of increasing injuries and deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by keyless-ignition vehicles, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of keyless cars and automakers’ failure to act.

Brett Emison
April 9, 2018

The Dangers of Goodyear RV Tires

Defective Goodyear tires installed on thousands of recreational vehicles (RVs) allegedly caused crashes that injured or killed nearly 100 people in the past two decades.

David Brose
March 14, 2018

Five Safety Tips for Spring Break Road Trips

My daughter’s spring break begins next week. Thankfully, she’s not old enough to drive, so I don’t have the concern that other parents may feel when their kids head off for spring break road trips.

Brett Emison
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February 5, 2018

Unknown Danger: Why Reclined Car Seats can be Deceptively Unsafe

Many readers don’t know this, but it’s possible that tilting your vehicle’s seat back to rest or take a nap can dramatically increase the risk of serious injury or death.  Even though this issue is just as important as that of defective tires, most consumers and passengers don’t understand these risks, auto makers (like Ford, GM, Chrysler and Toyota) have known of this danger for more than 40 years.

Mark Emison
January 30, 2018

Congress Calls for Increased Regulation to Improve Passenger Vehicle Safety on U.S. Highways

Trucking accidents are much more destructive and devastating than a collision involving two passenger vehicles. The sheer difference in size and weight between a tractor-trailer and […]

David Brose
March 29, 2017

Defective Tires Cause Severe Accidents

A common cause of motor vehicle crashes are tire failures, or what may often be referred to in accident reports as “blow-outs.” Crashes involving tire […]

Brett Emison
August 26, 2016

Unsafe Pavement Drop-Offs Cause Severe Accidents

Drivers beware: when hitting the road for sight-seeing, family visits and other long-distance travel, you may be at risk of encountering hazards that put your […]

Langdon Emison
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July 1, 2016

Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

Many parents dread the day their children turn 16. We look at this milestone not only as parents ourselves, but also through another lens – […]

Langdon Emison
July 1, 2016

Who Is Responsible When Autonomous Vehicles Crash?

This week, the first reported death involving an autonomous – or, in this case, a semi-autonomous – vehicle occurred. While driving in Florida, the victim’s […]

Brett Emison