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  • Woman Hits Motorcyclist, Claims God Was Driving Her Car
    Woman Hits Motorcyclist, Claims God Was Driving Her Car

    An Indiana woman who ran over a motorcyclist and hit a truck told police she wasn't at the wheel at the time of the crash. God was.Prionda Hill was driving down Jefferson Boulevard in Fort Wayne, Indiana, when a voice she believed to be fro......

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  • Teen Drivers Increase Insurance Premiums By Nearly Eighty Percent
    Teen Drivers Increase Insurance Premiums By Nearly Eighty Percent

    It's tough to have a teen driver in the family for numerous reasons. A new study from insuranceQuotes.com found one more: insurance rates skyrocket when the average married couple adds one to their policy.The study found car insurance costs......

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  • Valet Crashes Lamborghini Outside Of Hotel
    Valet Crashes Lamborghini Outside Of Hotel

    Security cameras were rolling as a valet at a swanky hotel in India crashed a Lamborghini Gallardo while trying to pull forward into a crowded driveway.In the video, the $187,000 supercar lurches forward and hits several cars and a hotel wo......

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  • Teen Dies After Jumping On iPhone Thief's Car
    Teen Dies After Jumping On iPhone Thief's Car

    Marisol Hernandez recently gave her daughter a new iPhone 5S on condition she get good grades during her sophomore year of high school. Rubi Rubio already had broken two phones, so Hernandez told her daughter if she broke this one it would ......

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  • VW 'Eyes On The Road' Ad Brings Danger Of Texting And Driving To The Movies
    VW 'Eyes On The Road' Ad Brings Danger Of Texting And Driving To The Movies

    Distracted driving continues to be a scourge to road safety around the world. In the US, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ran a graphic commercial in April appealing to young people about the dangers of texting and driving......

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

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  • Tesla Investigating Fiery Model S Crash In Los Angeles
    Tesla Investigating Fiery Model S Crash In Los Angeles

    Automobiles can be dangerous objects, especially when moving at highway speeds. The July 4th holiday in the US, which took place this past weekend, is often an extra-dangerous time on America's roads, with an average of 127 deaths from car ......

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  • Hero Gets His Crashed Truck Back Better Than New
    Hero Gets His Crashed Truck Back Better Than New

    You ever hear a story and start cringing before you hear the end because you know how it's going to turn out? That could very well have been the case with the story from a few weeks ago in West Valley City, Utah, where a 14-year-old kid sto......

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  • Massive Airbag Recall Affects Seven Automakers
    Massive Airbag Recall Affects Seven Automakers

    The recall of faulty airbag inflators supplied by Takata has exploded Monday to include seven automakers. In most cases, only models in certain high-humidity regions were affected because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration f......

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  • Americans Know Driving Drunk And Distracted Is Dangerous, Do It Anyway
    Americans Know Driving Drunk And Distracted Is Dangerous, Do It Anyway

    Americans are behaving badly while driving, and they know it. A new Harris Poll found the vast majority of Americans recognize the dangers of drunk driving, texting while driving and other distractions, but many still engage in these activi......

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  • Dad And Daughter Chase Burglary Suspects
    Dad And Daughter Chase Burglary Suspects

    A father and daughter team chased down the men who burglarized their Houston, Texas, home Friday, and ended up facing the thieves in a game of chicken they won't soon forget.Kevin Smith was just getting home from a business trip when he and......

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  • Woman Stops For Ducks; Guilty In Two Deaths
    Woman Stops For Ducks; Guilty In Two Deaths

    A Canadian woman who parked her car on a highway to help a group of ducklings on the side of the road was found guilty Friday of causing the deaths of a motorcyclist and his passenger daughter who slammed into her car.Emma Czornobaj was con......

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  • New York Named The Best State For Teen Drivers
    New York Named The Best State For Teen Drivers

    Teen drivers in New York are safer than teens in any other state, according to a new study from Wallethub.The report looked at 16 different metrics and ranked each state by how they scored in three categories: safety conditions, economic en......

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  • Michael Schumacher Comes Out Of Coma, Leaves Hospital
    Michael Schumacher Comes Out Of Coma, Leaves Hospital

    Racing fans and the public at large will be encouraged by today's news that Michael Schumacher has come out of his coma and has left the hospital in Grenoble, France.The former seven-time Formula One world champion suffered massive head tra......

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  • Substance Abuse Counselor Who Drove Drunk With Dying Man On Car Sentenced
    Substance Abuse Counselor Who Drove Drunk With Dying Man On Car Sentenced

    A substance-abuse counselor was sentenced Thursday to 55 years to life in prison for hitting a pedestrian with her car and driving through a Los Angeles suburb with the dying man on her windshield.A jury earlier this year convicted Sherri L......

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  • Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM
    Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM

    A Texas woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiancé is suing General Motors Co.Candice Anderson is asking a federal judge in Tyler to set aside a $75,000 settlement in the case. The lawsui......

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  • Tracy Morgan Crash Sparks Another Debate Over Tired Truckers
    Tracy Morgan Crash Sparks Another Debate Over Tired Truckers

    In the wee hours of Saturday morning, a sleep-deprived Walmart truck driver didn't see that traffic ahead in the northbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike had slowed down.By the time he reacted, it was too late. One person was killed and ......

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  • Truck Deliberately Crashes Into Joy-Riding Teen
    Truck Deliberately Crashes Into Joy-Riding Teen

    A Utah teenager's wild joyride ended Saturday when a concerned citizen used his own vehicle as a roadblock.A man reported his car stolen after his 14-year-old grandson took his Hyundai Veloster out for a spin without permission. When cops s......

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  • Driver In Fatal Car Crash Claims Pot Use Not A Factor
    Driver In Fatal Car Crash Claims Pot Use Not A Factor

    Defense lawyers told a jury in New York pot was not a factor when their teenage client crashed his car in a high-speed accident, even though he admitted to smoking the drug hours before the crash.Joseph Beer of Queens, New York faces 25 yea......

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  • McLaren F1 Crashes, Flips In Italy During Race
    McLaren F1 Crashes, Flips In Italy During Race

    A McLaren F1 was flipped down an embankment in Italy this week, and this video of the crash's aftermath is about as sad as when Old Yeller was shot.According to Italy's La Nazione, this one-off, red-on-white F1 was crashed during a four-F1 ......

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