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Reducing Pothole Damage

Potholes can cause pricey repair bills to the suspension and tires of a vehicle. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, gives several tips about how to reduce damage caused by this hazard. Read more hereVideo via Car Coach Reports/YouTube.

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Advanced Steering Techniques

Driving instructor Andrew Wunderlich provides several steering techniques preferrable to the hand-over-hand method, including the "push-pull" technique. Read the full safety tip here.

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How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

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Distracted Driving Victims Turned Safety Advocates

A former EMT and her daughter, both victims of a distracted-driving crash, are now safety advocates committed to preventing the problem and supporting other victims. They hope they can convince Pennsylvania legislators to raise distracted driving fines and ban handheld devices while driving. Video courtesy of Fox56 News.

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Structurally Deficient Bridges in Pa.

Pennsylvania has the second highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., according to a new analysis of 2017 federal data on bridges. The state with the highest number of such bridges is Iowa, which has 5,067. Video courtesy of KDKA/CBS Pittsburgh. For the full story on the nation's deficient bridges, click here.

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Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Do Semi-Autonomous Systems Foster Driver Inattention?

A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

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Utah's Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign

The Utah Department of Transportation released new statistics on 2017 road deaths and launched a new plan to crack down on distracted driving. Video courtesy of News4Utah/Good4Utah.com.

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Alabama Considers Tougher DUI Legislation

Alabama lawmakers are now weighing legislation that would raise DUI penalties and require DUI offenders who are in deferred-prosecution or diversion programs to use in-vehicle ignition interlock devices before driving. Video courtesy of WBRC.

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