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Motorist Under Suspicion For Playing Frisbee Golf

The police department in Ankeny, Iowa apologized Thursday after video surfaced of one of its officers questioning a motorist about his drug habits because of his interest in Frisbee golf....

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Tesla's 'D' Adds All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features....

CATEGORIES: Green Cars, Tesla News and Reviews, Electric Vehicles

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AAA Could Discontinue Billboards That Warn Of Speed Traps

Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville. But motorists who have driven through the tiny...

CATEGORIES: Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Weird Car News, Traffic

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Pastafarian Man Unable To Renew Driver's License

A Canadian man lost his driver's license in an attempt to test the bounds of religious freedom in his diverse British Columbian town....

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$2.4 Million Supercar Vandalized In Seattle

A Bugatti Veyron, a supercar known for being the most expensive street-legal production car in the world, was vandalized on the streets of Seattle....

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EPA Says New Vehicle Mileage Hits Record 24.1 MPG

Gas mileage for new cars and trucks in the U.S. averaged a record 24.1 miles per gallon last year, but gains in fuel economy are slowing....

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Gas Price Average Drops To Lowest Level For 2014

AAA's predictions of cheap gas for the coming fall season are already being realized. The cheapest average price for the whole year was beat Wednesday, as the average cost of a gallon of unleaded hit...

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Seattle Ranked Safest City In America For Pedestrians

A recent study by Liberty Mutual Insurance found Seattle to be the safest city in America for pedestrians. The Emerald City has 108,000 residents traveling by foot or bike everyday, and less than ten...

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Hello, Siri? Please Don't Crash The Car

Voice-recognition software that many automakers tout as a safer alternative to handheld devices can still divert drivers' attention, a new study published by AAA found....

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Police Officer Gives Young Mom Car Seat Instead Of Ticket

A Michigan cop who pulled over a car last week for an unrestrained child decided to go above and beyond the call of duty by buying the struggling mother a car seat, rather than give her a ticket....

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Train Collides With Stalled Semi Truck

This astonishing video of a train smashing into a stalled 18-wheeler tractor-trailer was shot by onlookers in the small town of Mer Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday afternoon....

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Fleeing Suspects Throw Chainsaws At Police During Chase

Police in Duluth, Georgia are looking for the two suspects who threw chainsaws at them during a chase early Monday morning....

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Feds Probe Power Steering In 938,000 Ford Midsize Cars

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford midsize car models....

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California Could Mandate New Homes To Be 'Electric Vehicle Capable'

California is considering changing building codes statewide so that new structures come pre-wired to handle charging electric vehicles....

CATEGORIES: Green Driving, Green Cars, Electric Vehicles

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GM Issues Two More Recalls For SUVs, Mini Cars

General Motors announced two more recalls Friday, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America....

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Texas Researchers Improving Guardrails To Protect Embassies

Researchers at Texas A&M Transportation Institute are building a better barrier by crashing a lot of big trucks....

CATEGORIES: Car Crashes, Traffic

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New York's 'Rule Of Two' Lets Deadly Drivers Off Without Charges

A New York State precedent known as the "rule of two" stipulates a driver must commit two traffic misdemeanors when the pedestrian or cyclist is struck for prosecutors to bring a charge of criminal...

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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...

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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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