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A Safe System is a slower system

The Safe System approach recognizes that human error shouldn’t cost people their lives. We can make our roads more forgiving by fixing our speed problem with a variety of tools.

By David Harkey

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Three more automakers fulfill AEB pledge

Three more automakers fulfill AEB pledge

Fifteen manufacturers have fulfilled a voluntary agreement to equip virtually all their light-duty vehicles with automatic emergency braking a year ahead of the deadline.

Kia EV6 earns highest accolade

Kia EV6 earns highest accolade

Better headlights boost the electric small SUV to Top Safety Pick+.

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