The term "black box" has been synonymous with airplane crash investigations for decades in America. These near-indestructible boxes have offered information about pilots' actions and outside events that have enabled accidents to be reconstructed and better understood, providing valuable answers for both victims' families and airline companies.
Heavy trucks present a problem for motorists nationwide; their sheer size makes them much more dangerous than passenger vehicles in the event of an accident. In addition, commercial trucks' large size makes them more like to be involved in rollover accidents.
Child safety seats are one of the best ways to protect a child in the event of a car accident. However, many parents don't understand how to choose the correct car seat or make sure it is installed correctly.
With the advent of smartphones, GPS devices, MP3 players and other mobile devices, distracted driving has become a major problem on our nation's roads. However, handheld devices aren't the only culprits. Increasingly, manufacturers are equipping vehicles with onboard devices that take drivers' attention off the road.