Volvo has a reputation for using the number of serious injuries and deaths that occur when its customers drive its vehicles to make them safer. California Volvo owners might be happy to learn that the automaker has promised that, by 2020, they will not suffer serious injuries or deaths in its vehicles.
A "fatigued driver" means exactly what one would think. It is defined as a driver who is tired, to such an extent that it impairs the driver's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle on a public road.
As winter takes hold, California motorists need to make certain they remain aware of the road conditions when they drive. Many accidents occur even when there is a light dusting of snow or ice at times when drivers may be unaware of the state of the road.
Many Californians have vehicles with keyless ignition systems. This feature comes on many newer vehicles and is one that most people like. The issue with these systems is they do not have an automatic shut-off safety feature after drivers park their vehicles and exit with the fob without turning off the ignition. This lack of an automatic shut-off feature has led to multiple deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning.