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First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Cellphone Bans Don't Reduce Accidents, Research Finds

Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is not a particularly safe thing to do. But recent studies have found banning cellphone use while behind the wheel is not leading to a decrease in accidents.The results are somewhat surprising ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Odds Of Dying In A Traffic Accident Depend On Which State You Reside In

Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington D.C. can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today. Their chances of dying in a traffic accident are the lowest in the nation. Drivers in West Virginia, South Carolina and North Dakota, on the other hand, ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Auto Industry Continues To Grapple With Challenges Of Cyber Threats

A telephone is not a telephone. It's a computer that makes phone calls. A refrigerator is not a refrigerator. It's a computer that keeps food cold. And a car is no longer a car. It's a computer with wheels and an engine.Everyday items are no longer what ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

FBI Fears Autonomous Cars Will Make Great Weapons

The Guardian in Britain recently gained access to an unclassified report from the FBI that basically brainstorms nefarious uses for autonomous-car technology . The government agency has dreamed up all sorts of nightmare scenarios about how criminals might ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Car Shopping For A Teen? Here's What You Need To Know

[embedded content] Teen drivers are the most vulnerable motorists on the road. They take unnecessary risks. They're inexperienced. They're more likely to sit behind the wheel of used cars that don't contain the latest safety technology.It's no wonder ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Dad Pleads With Parents To Remember Kids In Hot Cars

[embedded content]After five minutes of sitting in a hot car, Terry Williams was drenched with sweat. After ten minutes, he felt like the air had been sucked out of his lungs. After 15 minutes, he got out of the car.Not everyone has the chance to do ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nissan Claims 'World's Cleanest Car' Crown

[embedded content]Nissan is claiming the title of "world's cleanest car" by coating a 2015 Nissan Leaf in superhydrophobic and olephobic paint.The paint repels water and oil by creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment. It rejects ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rolling Coal: America's Political Divide Reaches The Roads [w/videos]

Jason Mendelson was driving his Toyota Prius in the right lane of Interstate 64 near Richmond, Virginia, when a white pickup truck with two protruding smokestacks cut into the lane ahead.After a few moments, the pickup spewed a torrent of black smoke ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana Smell Won't Get You In Trouble On Massachusetts Roads

In recent months, a number of states across America have made it easier for law-enforcement officers to meet the standards necessary to search a motorist's car without a warrant during a traffic stop.Massachusetts is headed in the opposite direction.The ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Teens Don't Do This One Simple Thing That Could Save Their Lives

Today's teenagers seem to have an issue with wearing their seatbelts. A new report by the Governors' Highway Safety Association has revealed that of the teen drivers killed on the roads in 2012, over half (51.2 percent, to be precise) weren't wearing ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: Allstate Corp
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Graco Recalls Another 1.9 Million Car Seats

After months of disputing a safety problem even existed, Graco has agreed to recall 1.9 million children's car seats affected by defective buckles.Officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had urged Graco to include these seats ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Woman Run Over By Beach Patrol Pickup Awarded $2.6 Million

A woman who was run over by a Beach Patrol pickup in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, while sunbathing in 2011 was awarded $2.6 million in damages on June 26. However, she may only be eligible for a small fraction of that money under the state's laws.According ... [Published AOL.com - Jul 04 2014]

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"The idea that it's as dangerous as drunk driving is not true" he said. "It's much harder to get undrunk."
...Generally speaking, "you can look at what speed limits are there, what kind of topography," he said. "What is the proportion of urban versus rural? What are the alcohol-enforcement policies? What is the age distribution of drivers? It goes on and on."
"How do we deal with a system that's based on cooperation that has an uncooperative element," he said. "How do you deal with a rogue car, when someone hacks into a car and puts in the Knight Rider mods? ... At lot of this is bigger than cars, but cars make it real and visceral."
"A teenager's first car is more than just a financial decision," said IIHS president Adrian Lund. "These lists of recommended used vehicles ca help consumers factor in safety, in addition to affordability."

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