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Enhanced Safety Or Dangerous Drawback: A Closer Look At Laminated Glass Windows

August 29, 2019

With all the flashy hi-tech safety features available in modern cars, it’s easy to overlook (or, rather, “look…
Ford’s new Ranger features an impressively thoughtful piece of technology – the Belt Monitor

June 26, 2019

Vehicle safety is extremely important for everyone. We buy cars with many airbags, we buy better, safer tires,…
Engineering researcher works to make auto seatbelts safer for obese people

February 12, 2019

When a hard-hitting frontal car crash occurs, seatbelts engage and airbags deploy. It all happens in milliseconds, and…
Toyota Updates its THUMS Virtual Crash Dummy Software

February 8, 2019

Version 6 will contribute to development of collision safety technologies for future vehicles, including automated. Toyota City, Japan,…
Why do women and obese passengers suffer the worst car-crash injuries?

October 3, 2018

Until recently, diversity was not a critical priority for highway safety engineers. To be fair, they were dealing…
Hyundai introduced a new kind of safety system – Safe Exit Assist prevents accidents from carelessly stepping onto the road

July 10, 2018

If you stop on the side of the road, you always check if no one is coming from…
Take an inch, give a mile: Higher roadside barriers show promise

July 25, 2017

Taller guardrails could be coming down the road, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.…
Passenger Screening Algorithm Challenge

June 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) gives notice of the availability of the “Department of Homeland Security’s…
Frequent flyers beware: Radiation risk may be on the rise

May 10, 2017

A heads-up for commercial air crews and other frequent fliers: The risk of exposure to radiation particles screaming…
EAA Founder’s Innovation Prize

February 17, 2017

Introducing the Founder’s Innovation Prize. The goal of the prize is to keep the spirit of innovation alive…
Skype for Business is coming to Volvo cars: a useful tool or a safety concern?

January 4, 2017

Work is extremely important for us. We like being busy and participating in collective efforts to keep pushing…
SEAT showcases the abilities of the new Ateca in a creative marketing campaign

August 2, 2016

Safe driving includes being very attentive. Driver always has to keep an eye on the road and even…
Volvo Cars developing a safety system for Australian highways

November 18, 2015

What do you think are the most costly causes of traffic collisions in Australia? You probably think you…
Engineering researchers seek remedies for threat posed by drones to commercial airliners

October 29, 2015

Virginia Tech researchers are urging changes in how commercial aircraft engines are designed in the wake of a…
Retired Aviator on Hand to Witness Drop Test of His Old Airplane

August 28, 2015

It was an important occasion for aviation research, but a bit of a gut-wrenching moment for one aviator.…
Bomb-proof lining contains explosion in luggage hold of aircraft

July 30, 2015

A bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists, including academics from the University of Sheffield, has…
Deadliest Crash: Taking Hard Look at Rollovers

July 14, 2015

How would you react in a rollover crash? Tense up and brace? Relax and go with the flow?…
Europe advances with safer air travel

July 14, 2015

A safer airspace over Europe by 2018 is materialising as ESA’s Iris precursor project today began development with…
Mathematics reduces risk of train collision

May 19, 2015

“The train is delayed due to a signal fault.” Not what you want to hear when waiting for…
Heavier, pricier vehicles are safer, research finds

May 15, 2015

When it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for. That’s the finding of University…
Cause and Effect: A Look at Boat Safety Technologies Over Time

April 24, 2015

Telling the story of the invention and development of commonplace yet vital boat safety technologies over time, Towergate…
Sensors Detect Icing Conditions to Help Protect Airplanes

February 20, 2015

When ice accumulates on the surface of an aircraft during flight, it distorts the smooth flow of air…
NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays

October 16, 2014

In the heat of a summer afternoon, a line of thunderstorms develops in the skies over North Texas…
NASA Crashes Helicopter to Test Safety Improvements

October 2, 2014

NASA researchers are geared up to crash test a 45-foot-long (13.7 m) helicopter fuselage from a 30-foot (9.1…
Iris for safer air travel

May 12, 2014

Aviation accidents sometimes highlight how much we still rely on old-fashioned radio contact by pilots and vulnerable tracking…
Safer flying with satcom weather app

April 29, 2014

Pilots using a satellite service can now receive inflight updates on weather hazards and warn other aircraft of…
Say Goodbye to Boring Airline Safety Presentations

October 31, 2013

No more falling asleep before takeoff during those boring safety presentations – at least on Virgin America Airlines.…
Greater safety in aviation – detecting turbulence in advance

August 16, 2013

Many aircraft passengers are familiar with the phenomenon; the sky is clear and blue, the aircraft is cruising…
Grounded: looking at the 787 Dreamliner recent troubles

January 21, 2013

This week, US civil aviation safety regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took the massive step of grounding all US…
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