Recent Analysis Indicates Cell Phone Distracted Driving Crashes Vastly Under-Reported

Today, the National Safety Council released findings from a recent analysis of national statistics on fatal motor vehicle crashes, in a report entitled, "Crashes Involving Cell Phones: Challenges of Collecting and Reporting Reliable Crash Data," funded in part by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. The report reviewed 180 fatal crashes from 2009 to 2011, where evidence [...]

Recent Analysis Indicates Cell Phone Distracted Driving Crashes Vastly Under-Reported 2017-10-31T21:05:01+00:00

Estimated 1,045 Lives Saved by Electronic Stability Control, 2009-2011

The Transportation Review Board recently released a Traffic Safety Fact report (PDF)estimating 1,045 lives were saved in vehicles equipped with electronic stability control (ESC) systems as standard equipment. In 2011, electronic stability control (ESC) saved an estimated 634 lives among passenger car (PC) occupants, and 411 lives among light truck and van (LTV) occupants, for [...]

Estimated 1,045 Lives Saved by Electronic Stability Control, 2009-2011 2017-10-31T21:05:01+00:00