Most safety and regulatory devices within your car or truck operate so seamlessly that you may never even know that they're active. So how do you know when your vehicle's traction control system is working?
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.
Automotive accidents can be devastatingly tragic, but even the minor ones can be quite costly to the vehicle(s), drivers, passengers, and environment. Learn more about the top 19 ways to avoid an automotive accident.
Transportation is such an important field that automotive research can't only be left to the auto manufacturers. Independent research organizations do studies, too. But how do automakers use this research?