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TomTom Allies with Verisk Insurance Solutions

Through the alliance, fleet owners can choose to flow driving data collected by the TomTom Telematics Service Platform with WEBFLEET, the company's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management solution, into the Verisk Data Exchange.

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Toyota Recalls Tacoma Pickups for Stalling

The recall, expected to get under way July 17, covers nearly 32,000 trucks in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

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Nissan Making Automatic Braking Standard

The safety feature will be offered as standard equipment on 2018 Rogue, Altima, Murano, Leaf, Pathfinder, Maxima and Sentra models.

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Hyundai Recalls Santa Fe for Unsecured Hood

Set to begin June 30, the recall covers 437,400 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport compact SUVs in the 2013-2017 model years.

Honda has set 2025 as a target for the debut of vehicles with highly automated driving systems installed. Photo courtesy of Honda.

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Honda Targets 2025 for Highly Automated Vehicles

The automaker announces a new timeline goal for the introduction of vehicles with highly automated driving capability in most driving situations, known as SAE Level 4.

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Honda's Automated Driving Plans

Honda has set 2025 as a target for the debut of vehicles with highly automated driving systems installed. For the full story, click hereVideo courtesy of Honda.

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Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

Research from the University of Iowa finds that even a simple conversation creates an "attention disengagement" lag that affects a driver’s reaction time.

Myra Blanco, a researcher at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, is among the winners of this year's U.S. Government Awards for Safety Engineering Excellence. Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech.

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NHTSA Honors Safety Engineering Leaders

The federal safety agency hands out awards to safety engineers from Volvo, Autoliv and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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Texas Texting Ban Takes Effect in September

After a decade of failed legislative attempts, the state finally has a law on the books that prohibits texting while driving.

Photo of a NuTonomy self-driving car courtesy of NuTonomy.

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Lyft, NuTonomy Team on Self-Driving Car Research

The ride-hailing company is partnering with the autonomous car software developer to figure out how to make self-driving car passengers feel secure and comfortable.

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