By far the deadliest risk facing SUV minivan and truck occupants is a rollover accident. According to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) more than 280000 rollover accidents are reported each year claiming more than 10000 lives annually.
WHAT'S INSIDE: DRIVING & SAFETY
- Accidents & Hazardous Conditions
- Auto Safety Testing
- Safety & Regulatory Devices
Is your big, comfy luxury car lulling you to sleep while you drive? Is your tin-can econobox shaking the fillings out of your teeth as you get around town? Which one do you think is safer?
You may have noticed that one of the lights on your console is shaped like a tire with an exclamation point in the middle. This is a tire pressure monitoring system, which lets you know if your tires are underinflated.