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  • Ford brings fantasy baseball to cars

    Ford announced recently that users of its Sync system will soon be able to get fantasy baseball statistics read to them while they're driving.
  • Spotlight on Safety

    Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...

    Obama administration to unveil stricter fuel regulations for trains: WSJ

    U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an...

    Many vehicles stolen in Baltimore are left running, police say

    Many vehicles stolen in Baltimore are left running, police say
    During a June meeting of leaders from Baltimore's law enforcement and judicial circles, city police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts gave a report on crime that included a surprising statistic. Half of all cars stolen in Baltimore had their keys left in the...

    How a Vehicle Safety Complaint Becomes a Recall

     
    It's pretty much impossible to go a day without yet another vehicle safety recall; GM's wide-spread ignition defect woes and the ever-expanding, multi-automaker Takata airbag recall continue to grab headlines. With so much recall news, it's easy to get...