Through technological advances, we have been able to find ways to make cars safer. Better regulations and codes have been put in place to hold car manufacturers accountable for installing safety features in their vehicles. Unfortunately, even as our cars have gotten safer, human behavior can still hinder progress. We’ve comprised a list of the top 3 reasons why car accidents are becoming more fatal.
The very first cruise control configurations were invented in 1788 by James Watt and Matthew Boulton to help control steam engine. Fast-forward 157 years later and an american by the name of Ralph Teetor invented the first modern cruise control in 1945. The Chrysler Imperial became the first car to be fitted with a cruise control system in 1958.
Modifying a car is a common way to make a vehicle your own unique ride. Whether it’s a new paint job or customized stickers, there are multiple ways to make your vehicle stand out from the others. Unfortunately, sometimes these upgrades are not only illegal, but they can also take away from the vehicle’s safety features. Here a few modifications that can diminish your vehicle’s safety:
Getting in a car accident is a risk that every driver faces when they decide to hit the road, but as of late, car accidents have been an increasingly growing trend on American roadways. In 2015, the White House and Department of Traffic issued a call to action as they witnessed 2,348 more people die in traffic accidents compared to 2014.