Distracted driving is not just a nuisance, it’s also a killer. Indeed, in 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,154 people were killed due to distracted driving. That represents nearly 1 in 10 motor vehicle deaths. Behind the grim statistics are the grieving families and friends suffering because of such senselessness. […]
When it’s time to buy a car for your teenager, parents think first of a car’s safety. Few, if any, would be surprised to learn that teens are involved in fatal or police-reported crashes at a rate nearly three times that of adult drivers. In the event their child is in a crash, they want […]
Car safety features are getting more sophisticated and technologically advanced everyday. Watch this week’s CARFAX Friday Video find out which Top 5 safety features have had the biggest impact.
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At least 30,000 people die in motor vehicle accidents each year in the US, but that figure is far below the peak 50,000-plus rate last reached in 1980. That number comes as there are even more cars on the road today than ever before. However, newer vehicles are better built and are helping to save […]
How often do you clean the interior of your car? Once a month, when you take your car to the car wash? Once a week on Sunday, so it’s nice and clean for your commute the next morning? Or simply as needed–like when your son spills his milkshake on the back seat or when your […]
There are over 212,000 cars on the road today in the US that have reported flood damage. Two thirds of flooded cars (133,173) can be found in just 10 states. Texas currently has over 30,000 flood vehicles–more than any other state. Next up is New Jersey with more than 28,600 Pennsylvania has more than 13,000 […]