75 Percent of Americans Skeptical of Self-Driving Cars

An American Automobile Association (AAA) survey taken recently reveals that 3 out of 4 drivers are reluctant to ride in self-driving cars. The same study also found that people who already have this automated vehicle are more trusting of its technology than those who do not possess it, implying that understanding and exposure to the […]

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Reopen Investigation into Jeep Fires, Auto Safety Group Asks

The Center for Auto Safety, through its head Clarence Ditlow, is asking the government to resume its investigation of Jeep SUVs whose rear ends burst into flames when involved in a crash. Since Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.56 million Jeeps three years ago, there have been 11 more fatalities under the same circumstances. Grand Cherokees of […]

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Car Crashes Increase when Daylight Saving Time Begins

Daylight Saving Time may conserve energy, but that is now debatable as there is no confirmed evidence that this theory still holds true. But, electricity savings aside, this practice that began in World War 1 and was adopted as a standard in the 1960s has now been found to have other negative effects. One is […]

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Pedestrian Deaths Caused by Cars and Trucks Increase Every Year

In the United States, walking on the streets has become more dangerous. Between 2009 and 2014, pedestrian deaths rose 14 percent and walkers now make up the bulk of traffic deaths. The Spotlight on Highway Safety Report says it is seeing the largest increase in yearly pedestrian deaths, making safety for people a burgeoning problem […]

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Most Common Conditions for Car Crashes

Car crashes happen more often than we want them to. That’s why there’s insurance for such predicaments. But did you know that certain conditions, such as time and place, are more conducive to collisions than others? Read on to find out what they are and how you can minimize these hazards. When You’re Near the […]

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Vehicle Damage from Potholes Sets U.S. Drivers Back $3 Billion Annually

The American Automobile Association (AAA) has found that vehicle damage caused by potholes has reached $15 billion in cost of repairs in the last five years for US drivers, or about $3 billion per year. Potholes are formed by the freezing and melting of ground water, which results in the road’s expansion and contraction, leaving […]

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