As the weather heats up, remember to check your tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns motorists to properly inflate tires during the summer months, when heat and hot roadways increase the likelihood of tire failure. Under-inflated tires and hot weather are "a dangerous combination", cautions the NHTSA. They recommend following the tire pressure PSI guidelines found on the placard on your driver's side door and in your owners manual as well as checkin
Ford will offer split view camera technology in their extensive line of SUVs by 2020. Split view cameras allow drivers to perceive and react to objects that enter their vehicles path and determine the direction the object is coming from. The split view camera allows for a 180 degree view of the front or back of the vehicle. For more information, read the full article at SAE.
NCTI wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July weekend! Please drive safely and assign a designated driver. NHTSA reports that 55% of fatalities in late night crashes during the July 4th weekend involved drunk drivers. Visit www.nhtsa.gov for more information on drunk driving and driver safety.