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The insurance industry is merely at the beginning of making a final determination of liability when autonomous vehicles are involved. New polling data suggests Americans’ car knowledge and maintenance schedules are not up to par. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As of 2016, there were about 222 million licensed drivers in the United States, and an estimated 263.6 million registered vehicles. But how well do drivers really know their vehicles?

A new study from The Zebra polled 5,000 Americans to find out. Researchers asked participants to identify three of the most common and important warning lights in a vehicle: a tire pressure warning light, a coolant temperature warning light, and an oil pressure warning light.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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