New Vehicle Tech Doesn’t Always Give Drivers a Brake

BOISE – Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), which uses forward-facing cameras and other sensors to automatically apply the brakes when a collision is imminent, is now offered as standard equipment in most new vehicles sold in the United States.  But AAA warns that drivers shouldn’t rely too heavily on the technology to prevent a crash. New …

Potentially Impairing Medications Can Lead to Dangerous Driving

BOISE – Most drivers would never get behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol and other drugs, but they may not realize that using prescription and over-the-counter medications can be just as dangerous. According to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, nearly half of all licensed drivers used one or more potentially …