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Why Drivers Deactivate Lane Departure Prevention Systems

Lane departure prevention systems that wait too long to initiate steering input or fail to prevent lane drifts greater than 35 centimeters may cause drivers to deactivate them, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.

2019 Subaru Forester: Fifth vs. Fourth Generation

The fifth-generation 2019 Forester is better by nearly every metric. It is quieter, larger, and safer. It has increased horsepower, greater fuel efficiency, and is more technologically advanced than the fourth-generation model it replaced.

Drivers Overestimating Safety Tech Capabilities: AAA

Four out of 10 Americans overestimate the capabilities of semi-automated driving systems based on their names, which indicates a lack of understanding of the technologies and a possible safety risk, according to a new survey from AAA.

Fleet Safety Conference Begins With Discussion on Safety Technologies

This year’s Fleet Safety Conference started off with a lively discussion during the Future of Vehicle Safety Forum, which included representatives from federal agencies such as the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Advanced Safety Systems Cost Twice as Much to Repair

Vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can add on average an extra $3,000 to the repair bill after a crash due to pricey sensors and their calibration requirements, according to new research from AAA.

2019 Nissan Altima Retails for $24,645

Nissan's sixth-generation 2019 Altima will retail for at least $24,645, a $490 increase from the outgoing model. The midsize sedan is adding new optional and standard equipment including a new turbocharged engine, all-wheel-drive, and five new safety technologies.