The motor vehicle is one of the symbols of our civilization, but the issue automotive safety use has become one of the most important problems of our civilization. The AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY 2018 is focusing on study and practice of vehicle design, construction, equipment and regulation to minimize the occurrence and consequences of traffic and road accidents. The aim of research presented in conference is provide solutions to assess the crash avoidance, crash protection and automotive safety improvement, examination and reconstruction of accidents, presentation testing and results of crash test, explore safety diagnostics of vehicles, identification and finding the solutions to eliminate or reduce accident effects. The AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY is biennial conference started in 2006. First edition was organized by Kielce University of Technology (Poland). Starting from the 8th conference it has been international. The circle of co-organizers is broadening of Technical University in Žilina.