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Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...pipeline built in the county despite promises from Kinder Morgan that any new construction would use the latest in safety technology. "I just go back to that old Sou thern belief that anything worth doing is worth doing right," she said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
10 carmakers to offer automatic emergency braking as standard feature

...recently as June, the alliance told AP that it opposes any government requirement that automakers include automatic braking in their vehicles, saying it should be up to consumers to decide whether they wish to pay for the safety technology.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-11/10-carmakers-offer-automat
Congress votes to delay rail safety mandate by 3 to 5 years, fund transportation programs

...Congress passed a bill Wednesday that delays for at least three years the mandate for railroads to put long-sought safety technology in place, and extends the government's authority to spend money on transportation programs.Federal accident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/congress-votes-delay-rail-
Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...would also give automakers a break on greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy requirements if they install new safety technologies in vehicles even though NHTSA has already said it intends to require some of those technologies. Manufacturers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-21/congress-weighs-giveaways-
New models for 2016 from Hyundai, Jaguar and Kia

...seven-passenger gets a 290-horsepower V-6. There's more headroom, legroom and cargo room. Kia is offering new safety technology, including a forward collision warnings system and blind-spot detection. The Sorento gets up to 24 mpg in city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-10-09/new-models-2016-hyundai-jagua
Few railroads likely to meet 2015 deadline for installation of technology to prevent crashes

WASHINGTON - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/few-railroads-likely-meet-
ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle Peter Pan peanut butter salmonella case

...ship a product that is not safe for consumers," Bolles said. "We've invested heavily in leading-edge food safety technology and practices over the past eight years, and we are thankful for all of the people who recognize that."The ConAgra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/conagra-pay-112m-settle-pe
Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in various green, safety technologies, products.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/toyota-mazda-announce-long
New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash, study finds

...registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.Improved vehicle designs and safety technology have a lot to do with the reduced risk, but a weak economy that led to reductions in driving may also have played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/new-safety-technology-lowe
2014 Infiniti QX60 offers good seating, mileage

...climate control, power moonroof, heated front seats, rearview camera and power rear liftgate.Additionally, safety technologies are available as extras on the QX60 Hybrid that are not offered on some other three-row, hybrid SUVs. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-09-18/2014-infiniti-qx60-offers-goo