U.S. safety regulators are investigating some Honda Odyssey minivans because they can brake without the driver pressing the pedal.
U.S. safety regulators are checking to see if up to 400,000 General Motors cars should be added to two recalls for defective air bags.
Stress relief: Battery-free wireless 'smart skin' sensors could provide remote monitoring of aging infrastructure
(Phys.org) —Major bridge failures in recent years have focused attention on the need to monitor America's highway bridges and other infrastructure. As thousands of bridges, parking garages and other structures age, improved ...
Americans are using cellphones and other gadgets behind the wheel as much as ever, despite widespread awareness of the risks involved, a federal government agency said Friday.
The Transportation Department is launching a free app for iPhones and iPods that gives real-time vehicle safety information.
(HealthDay)—Strong action is urged to tackle the growing problem of handheld phone use and texting while driving, according to a viewpoint published in the March 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Before a photovoltaic installation may be constructed, engineers calculate, for some selected days in the year, when and where the interfering light reflections occur, especially if airports, highways or larger residential ...
Auto safety regulators in the U.S. are deciding if they will investigate a complaint that the steering can fail on the Toyota Prius.
A U.S. government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear them coming.
(Phys.org)—CCNY study relates social capital to crash deaths, finds more killed in states scoring low on voting, community involvement and trust.