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Are We Moving Too Fast on Driverless Cars?

Science magazine delves into some of the complicated questions raised by the prospect of driverless cars. For example, how safe is safe enough? Video courtesy of Science magazine via YouTube.

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Distracted Driving in Work Zones

When drivers are distracted while approaching a highway construction zone, the results can be deadly. Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. explains what happened Dec. 15 when a truck driver traveling on I-55 took his eyes off the road to reach for his cup of tea. Video courtesy of the Belleville News-Democrat (BND.com). For tips on driving through work zones, click here.

Photo of Ford Mustang courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Mustangs Recalled for Instrument Clusters

The safety compliance recall covers 2,100 2018 Ford Mustangs in the U.S. -- all built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant from March 14 to Nov. 26.

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S.C. Weighs New Distracted Driving Rules

A South Carolina state representative is proposing legislation that would prohibit handheld phone use while driving and raise the fine for texting while driving from $25 to $100 for a first offense. Video courtesy of WSPA 7 News.

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Video Safety Tip: Improving Sleep Habits

Drowsy driving prevention begins with getting enough sleep every night. Here's advice from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

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1.4M Ram Trucks Recalled for Shifter Issue

The recall, limited to vehicles equipped with a shifter mounted on the steering column, covers 1.48 million Ram pickups and chassis cabs in the U.S.  

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Drinking, Driving, and Consequences

Over the past five years in the U.S., an average of 300 people have died in drunk driving crashes the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This video depicts what can happen when drivers opt to get behind the wheel after drinking. Video by NHTSA via YouTube.

The 2017 Volvo XC60 SUV includes an updated City Safety AEB system. Photo courtesy of Volvo.

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4 Automakers Offer Auto-Braking Standard on Most Cars

Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Toyota already offer automatic emergency braking as a standard feature on most of their vehicles, according to a new progress report.

Photo by Djmaschek via Wikimedia Commons.

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National Safety Council Predicts Holiday Road Deaths

The National Safety Council estimates that more than 660 people could lose their lives on U.S. roads during the upcoming Christmas and New Year's holiday periods.

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