Car Safety

Volvo truckers to sleep better and drive safer

Depending on the type of survey, between 15% to 60% of road accidents are caused by tired drivers who either fall asleep behind the wheel or by the lack of attention caused by drowsiness. Research also says this kind of accident is often more serious and sometimes even fatal, than…

Abu Dhabi colour codes roads according to speed limit

Abu Dhabi colour codes roads according to speed limit

The city of Abu Dhabi has revised speed limits on certain roads from January 1 2011. To make motorists aware of the new speed limits, the city is demarcating roads with coloured layers of asphalt.…

Abu Dhabi proposes higher speed limits in safety bid

Abu Dhabi proposes higher speed limits in safety bid

Abu Dhabi's speed limits could be increased to help road safety, according to suggestions by the city’s Department of Economic Development.…

Fake parts “cause half of Saudi road deaths”

Fake parts “cause half of Saudi road deaths”

A senior Saudi judge says half of all road deaths in the kingdom are caused by counterfeit car parts including brakes and tyres.…

BMW kicks off road safety drive in the UAE

BMW is promoting road safety amongst UAE motorists this Ramadan by distributing free child safety booster cushions to families in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.…

Ferrari recalls the 458 Italia over fire risk

After investigating a spate of recent fire incidents involving the 458 Italia, Ferrari has issued an official recall. Around 1,248 cars are affected worldwide.…

Study reveals safety benefits of in-car ambient lighting

Study reveals safety benefits of in-car ambient lighting

A recent study conducted by the Lighting Research and Technology journal has revealed that in-car ambient lighting contributes towards making the driver feel safer.…

Fuel pump woes prompt Jag recall

Problems with the fuel pump on new Jaguar XK and XF models prompt the company to issue a recall notice for 203 cars in the GCC.…

Lamborghini recalls Murcielago over fire risk

Lamborghini has recalled models of its Murcielago supercar because of concerns over a fire risk.…

New Euro NCAP awards for new safety tech

European vehicle safety organisation Euro NCAP announces a new award system for new and emerging safety technologies called Euro NCAP Advanced.…

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