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Google Glass As Distracting As Smartphones For Drivers

The first scientific study on wearing Google Glass while driving has shown that the high-tech eyewear and smartphones are equally distracting....

CATEGORIES: Car Gadgets, Car Safety, Driving

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Law Enforcement Agencies Unable To Return Military Vehicles

The San Diego Unified School District police received a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) for free through a Defense Department Program in April. The police agency now wants the...

CATEGORIES: Police Cars, Driving Laws, Weird Car News

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Trooper Punishes Vermont Man For Exercising Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union has brought a lawsuit against a Vermont police officer who they claim illegally detained a man, towed his car and then charged him a tow fee even after they found no...

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Wal-Mart: Morgan Wasn't Wearing Seatbelt In Crash

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing...

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Kevin Ward Jr.'s Aunt Writes Open Letter Questioning Investigation

Sprint Car driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s aunt read a prepared letter to USA Today Sports today addressing the incident that killed her nephew last month and the criminal investigation that released fellow...

CATEGORIES: Car Crashes, Traffic

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Safety Agency Studying Toyota Acceleration Problem

A U.S. safety agency is looking into a consumer's petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Toyota News and Reviews, Car Safety, Car Crashes

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No Sign Distracted Truck Driver Tried To Avoid Fatal Crash

A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Driving Laws, Car Crashes

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New York City Speed Camera Issues $77K In Fines Over One Day

A single speed camera in Brooklyn is proving to be a boon for for city coffers after it issued 1,551 tickets on a single summer day....

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Late With Car Payment? The Bank Could Remotely Turn Off Your Vehicle

Unlike a house, where it can take months or years to evict owners behind on their payments, some subprime lenders can now simply switch off a late borrower's car....

CATEGORIES: Car Shopping, Auto Sales, Car Loans

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Prices At The Pump Head Below $3 In Much Of US

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country....

CATEGORIES: Fuel Efficiency, Driving, Gas Prices

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Chrysler Recalls 350K Vehicles To Fix Ignition Switches

Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 cars and SUVs to fix ignition switches that could unexpectedly shut off the engines....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Chrysler News and Reviews, Jeep News and Reviews

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Drivers In Pennsylvania Treated To Literal Traffic Jam

Caribbean musicians cheered up frazzled commuters over the weekend by creating a traffic jam of their own....

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Is Today's Honda Accord Cheaper Than It Was Back In 1989?

The American Public Media radio show Marketplace recently tackled the question whether modern vehicles were actually more expensive once you factored in important variables like inflation and cost of...

CATEGORIES: Car Values

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Police Officer Charged After Shooting Unarmed Man During Traffic Stop

A South Carolina state trooper has been fired from his job and arrested following the shooting of an unarmed motorist he may have pulled over for a seat-belt violation....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Driving Laws, Traffic

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Tony Stewart Will Not Be Indicted In Kevin Ward Jr Death

Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges for the death of racer Kevin Ward, Jr., TMZ Sports is claiming. The official announcement from the grand jury will be made available at 3:00 p.m. today....

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New '#X' Anti-Texting While Driving Campaign Picks Up Speed

If you encounter a '#X' followed by silence during a text conversation today you might think the other person fell asleep on their phone, but they're actually letting you know that they're about to...

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Driving Laws

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How Traffic Enforcement Could Play Out On Roads Of The Future

Systems now being developed by the federal government to handle vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications in an upcoming connected-car era may have the capability to more...

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Driving Laws, Traffic

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Mom In Hot Car Death Case Passed Polygraph

A Georgia woman whose husband is charged with murder in the death of their toddler son in a hot vehicle passed a polygraph test in which she was asked about whether she knew her husband would leave...

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Five Habits That Will Ruin Your Car

Most things you own will last longer if you take care of them and treat them well. Your car is no exception to this rule....

CATEGORIES: Car Care, Driving

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Man Charged With Four DUIs In 30-hour Span

A man in Rhode Island with an apparently inexhaustible supply of cars and alcohol went on a two-day drunk-driving bender which ended with four crashed vehicles, four DUI charges and three trips to the...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Driving Laws, Car Crashes, Drunk Driving

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