According to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), out of the 6 million car accidents that happen on U.S. roads every year, over 40% of them (2.5 million) are rear-end collisions. In fact, on average, there is a rear-end collision every 8 seconds, which means that by the time you have read this far down there has already been another one. Safe following distances are the key to prevention.
The automobile has been synonymous with innovation since it’s early beginnings, not always driven by profit alone. Volvo introduced the 3 point seat belt in 1959 but chose to open up the patent to all manufactures, saving millions of lives over the years as a result.