Car safety

UP student devices simple yet effective solution to prevent car accidents

UP student devices simple yet effective solution to prevent car accidents

Adarsh Tiwari of Sultanpur has deviced a technology which does not allow cars to start till seat belts are fastened. He says it can be incorporated into existing and new vehicles.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Ford Mustang - What led to its Euro NCAP crash test failure

Ford Mustang - What led to its Euro NCAP crash test failure

With worldwide sales exceeding nine million units, the Ford Mustang is one of the most popular muscle cars in the world.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
Soon all cars to come with overspeeding alert system, airbags

Soon all cars to come with overspeeding alert system, airbags

 Government will soon make it mandatory to put an overspeeding warning system with beeps or continuous alarms and airbags in all cars, while cameras would be also installed on roads to check errant drivers.

Sep 11, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

EyeLock Myris: Technology through which human eyes could start a car

Soon there will be a technology that will allow you to start your car with a scan of your eyes instead of the ignition switch?

Feb 09, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

US launches car safety app

The NHTSA, a division of the US Department of Transportation (DOT), modelled the new app on its popular auto safety website, SaferCar.gov.

Mar 23, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Now, smartphone app to alert drowsy drivers

Researchers have developed a smartphone app that warns drivers with a blinking light and noise alert if they appear distracted or drowsy behind the wheel.

Dec 06, 2012, 21:02 PM IST

Car`s front seats safer than back seats

Since the mid-1990s, front seats have improved enormously with airbags and new seatbelt designs.

Sep 01, 2010, 15:15 PM IST

Car`s front seats safer than back seats

Since the mid-1990s, front seats have improved enormously with airbags and new seatbelt designs.

Sep 01, 2010, 15:15 PM IST