The Institutes

Automatic Braking Can Reduce Crashes By 40%: IIHS

 Monday, February 1, 2016

 Chicago Tribune

Vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning are less likely to cause a rear-end crash, according to a study released Thursday by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says automatic braking — which can bring the car to a stop if it senses an imminent collision — can reduce rear-end crashes by 40 percent. Front collision warning — which warns the driver but doesn’t brake — cuts the risk of a rear-end crash by 23 percent. The institute measured the systems’ effectiveness by looking at police records for 7,490 rear-end crashes in 27 states.

10 Automakers Commit To Automatic Brakes For All New Cars

 Monday, September 14, 2015

 Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

40-Vehicle Pileup On Maine Interstate

 Wednesday, February 25, 2015

 USA Today

Airlines Settle Suit of 400-Pound Woman Denied a Seat

 Tuesday, September 9, 2014

 NBC News

IIHS: Better autobrake helps more models earn top ratings for front crash prevention

 Friday, May 30, 2014

 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety / Highway Loss Data Institute

2 Dead, 59 Injured in 40-Vehicle Pileup in New Orleans

 Thursday, December 29, 2011

400-Acre Reno Fire Burns Homes, Closes 90 Schools

 Friday, November 18, 2011

 Fox News

Snowstorm causes 400 Minn. crashes; 2 die in Wis.

 Monday, November 15, 2010

 Fox News