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    Featured: Top 10 things that'll kill your car
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    It's no secret that today's cars are safer, more reliable, and far more efficient than the cars of even a decade ago. The enormous leaps and bounds the automotive industry has made in recent years is staggering. It's nearly impossible to buy a bad new car nowadays. And by bad, we're talking bad ...

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    Official: Ford gives police chiefs tech to surveil officers in their own cars
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    Police officers certainly have a difficult job in keeping the streets safe, but as public employees in positions of authority, there is still a very real need for oversight. To that end, Ford is partnering with a tech company to offer a new system called Ford Telematics for Law Enforcement on its ...

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    Official: Nissan rolls Versa Note inside world's largest zorb [w/video]
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    With features like lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and moving object detection bundled into its Safety Shield suite, Nissan touts the Versa Note as among the safer vehicles on the road. And to highlight that, the Japanese automaker has taken its diminutive hatchback Zorbing. Zwhat ...

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    Report: Why narrower 10-foot roads may be safer than 12-foot roads
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    We live in a society where more is generally considered better. We want improved fuel economy from our cars, more data from our phones and a better picture from TVs. But when it comes to engineering some roads, giving drivers more room might not actually be an advantage. There's some evidence ...

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    Study: Berkeley findings says motorcycle lane-splitting safer than ever [w/video, poll]
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    The latest study seems to indicate that riders are better off splitting lanes than ever before. In some parts of North America, the concept of a motorcycle buzzing between lanes of slower traffic is a foreign concept, but it's an accepted practice in others. Each year since 2012, The Safe ...

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    Report: In the future, you might be able to stop car thieves with a text message [w/video]
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    As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Faced with a family member's carjacking, entrepreneur Kelvin Macharia Kuria wanted to do something to stem the massive problem with vehicle thefts in Nairobi, Kenya. Still in his early 20s, he founded a company called Sunrise Tracking in ...

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    Featured: Top 10 most useful apps for drivers
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    While police are cracking down on distracted driving and texting behind the wheel, most drivers (us included) still can't remember the last time they left the house or office without a mobile device handy in their car. Living an app-centric life may have seemed unheard of even a decade ago, but ...

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    Report: Ontario to increase fines for texting while driving and using hand-held devices
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    Ontario motorists will face stiffer fines and penalties for texting while driving under legislation the Liberal government will re-introduce today.The previous bill to increase the maximum fine for distracted driving to $1,000 and impose three demerit points died when the June 12 election was ...

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    Video: Father does donuts with son in '68 Camaro, ends up in handcuffs
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    Think pulling a couple of donuts in an empty lot is harmless? That's what one Joe Graham of Ontario, New York, thought... right up until he was arrested. Graham was driving by a parking lot in the Wayne County town with his son in his red 1968 Chevy Camaro SS on Columbus Day when he entered the ...

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    Video: Sexy ad campaign causes 517 car crashes in one day
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    A sexy mobile advertisement featuring a woman's breasts is being blamed for causing over 500 car crashes in one day... In Russia, where else?! Talk about distracted driving! The larger-than-life ads, which were plastered on no fewer than 30 trucks spread across Moscow's roads proved too hot to ...

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