Posts by Jordan Perch
Mostly due to their inexperience, teen drivers are at greater risk of getting into a car crash than older drivers. In the past, the most common factors behind crashes involving teen drivers used to be fatigue and drunk driving, but lately, they have been replaced by another risky driving behavior – distracted driving, which has become an epidemic on U.S. roadways.
Leading Auto Experts Predict the Future of Autonomous Vehicles, Expecting Them to Become Reality in About 10 Years
Driverless cars are widely regarded as the future of the automotive industry, but at the moment, they are surrounded by many questions, in terms of when exactly they will be commercially available, which manufacturer will be the first to bring an autonomous vehicle to the market, whether they will really be as safe as proponents of autonomous driving technology claim, and how they will affect society as a whole.
The fact that younger Americans are far less interested in driving than older generation has been known for a while now, due to a series of factors that include increased environmental awareness, the rise of car-sharing and ride-sharing, as well as unfavorable economic conditions. This is starting to reflect in age demographics among drivers on U.S.
Federal Agencies Aiming to Cut Carbon Emissions by Expanding the Fleet of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
In addition to encouraging consumers to buy green vehicles through various incentives, the U.S. government is also taking a more hands-on approach as it tries to cut carbon emissions and reduce air pollution.
Automakers receive a certain amount of credits for exceeding the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) requirements, aimed at improving the average fuel economy of vehicles sold in the United States, which they can then use later when they fail to meet the standards.
Development of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is considered to be an important factor for accelerating mainstream EV adoption, as it is a key tool for ensuring stabilization of the country's electrical grid in a future where demand for electricity is expected to grow drastically, but also present an opportunity for EV owners to gain some extra income by selling the excess electricity that is stored in their vehi
California has a goal of putting 1 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2023, which was set last year, but at the rate EVs are selling currently, this seems like a pretty tough and ambitious target to meet. That's why the state has been pushing new laws and regulations that would make electric cars a more convenient alternative to conventional cars.
A lot of people are frustrated with the DMV and do not enjoy going there one bit, because it's often a huge waste of time and money, with crowded, understaffed offices that are unable to provide the services they offer in an efficient and timely manner. In addition to drivers, themselves, trips to the DMV have an impact on the nation's economy, as well.
Increased road safety and reduced congestion are some of the benefits that are most commonly mentioned when talking about what the impact of driverless cars will be, when they hit the streets in about 15-20 years, as most auto industry observers predict.
The risk of injury and death for pedestrians has always been pretty high in the United States, and even though many states are taking actions to improve pedestrian safety, they remain one of the most vulnerable group of road users.