Author: Melanie Harden

NHTSA workers inspecting a vehicle.

What is the NHTSA?

The NHTSA, short for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is an agency operating under the U.S. Department of Transportation. Its role is straightforward: To keep America’s roads safe for all people. In conjunction with various state and local governments, the NHTSA is responsible for enforcing vehicle performance standards that help reduce the following which often occur in car accidents: Deaths Injuries Economic… Read more →

Don't get stuck buying a car that you can't depend on.

Which cars are the most reliable?

When you’re buying a new car, one of the last things you’ll want to deal with is spending time and money on mechanical repairs. That’s a big reason why vehicle reliability is a big concern among consumers – even with longer initial warranties and options to purchase extended warranties. Whether you’re buying a new car for yourself, a spouse, or… Read more →

What is crash avoidance technology?

Once an unheard-of concept, more and more vehicles (surprisingly affordable ones), are now built with standard equipment that includes a wide range of crash avoidance technology. The goal? To reduce the number of vehicle crashes that take place each year. So, what are these features and what do they mean for you as a consumer? Crash avoidance technology benefits In… Read more →