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  • Traffic Deaths Down 3.1 Percent in 2013

     
    Fatalities from traffic accidents decreased 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to a traffic fatality report issued today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In total, 32,719 Americans died in traffic accidents in 2013. That's down from
  • Video: Driving Like This Is As Dangerous As Driving Drunk

     
    Did you know that studies show going 21 hours without sleep is the same for motorists as being legally drunk? Or that 100,000 accidents a year are attributable to insufficient rest? Watch the video above for a wakeup call from...

    Ford Adds Auto-Braking, Pedestrian Detection to Collision-Warning System

     
    Ford plans to add pedestrian detection and auto-braking to its forward-collision warning system with a network of radars and windshield-mounted cameras. Dubbed Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, the technology debuts on the 2015 Ford Mondeo...

    Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, 2012-2013 Beetle

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly half a million Volkswagen cars, including more than 400,000 model-year 2011-13 Volkswagen Jetta sedans and nearly 42,000 model-year 2012-13 Beetle hatchbacks and convertibles The Problem: A rear or side-rear collision could...

    ABC Fall Lineup: '08-09

     
    Blink and you might not even know that ABC just announced a new fall schedule about ... oh ... 35 minutes ago. It looks the same ... smells the same ... largely IS the same as the one that...