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    Video: Child injured by drunk driver dies six years after crash
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    A young boy died last week, six years after a drunk driving accident left him brain dead. Abdallah Khader was just two-years-old when Stewart Richardson crashed into the family's sedan at an Arlington, TX intersection on February 20, 2009. Abdallah's brain was severely damaged in the crash and ...

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    Official: New Honda smart cruise control predicts other motorists' future idiocy
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    It's not quite "Open the pod bay doors, Hal," but we're getting there: Honda is offering a predictive cruise control system on the Exectuve Grade Honda CR-V in Europe starting this year. Advancing the capabilities of the present adaptive cruise control, the Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control ...

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    Video: Trees falling like dominos caught on Aussie motorist's dashcam
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    With the dangerous reputation of the country's crocodiles, poisonous snakes, spiders and jellyfish, Australia gives the impression of a place full of creatures ready to kill people. Apparently the wind is a serious concern, as well. Of course those of us in North America have to deal with their ...

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    Video: Elephant with an itch to scratch uses cars for relief
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    Video: Fallon talks pros vs. cons of the self-driving car
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    The advent of self-driving cars is sure to change the way we live and get around. What changes that will bring about, though, are anyone's guess. Fortunately, The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has some ideas. In a recent segment, Fallon looked at the pros and cons of driverless cars. They range ...

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    Video: Fireworks truck explodes in massive pileup of 100+ vehicles [w/video]
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    A blast of wintry weather last night caused an explosive car pileup this morning on Interstate 94 in Michigan that at most recent count, claimed well over 100 vehicles, left one Canadian trucker dead and many, many more injured. As if things weren't bad enough already, two of the trucks involved ...

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    Video: Why F1's weird nosecones won't be back in 2015
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    Formula One race cars aren't designed to be pretty. They're designed to be fast. Sometimes, though, that renders a more or less aesthetically pleasing form, depending largely (these days) on what the teams' aerodynamicists cook up. But this past season, many of the cars were seen as downright ...

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    Official: Motorcycle fatalities down for the first time since 2009
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    As we reported earlier, overall traffic fatalities were again down in 2013 after a momentary spike in 2012, and for the first time since 2009 motorcycle fatalities decreased year-on-year in 2013: the Fatality Analysis Reporting System compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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    Official: NHTSA awards Audi A3 and S3 sedans five stars
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    The Audi A3 and S3 sedans aced the New Car Assessment Program tests run by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each scoring five stars overall. The A3 sedan adds this latest five-star rating to its Top Safety Pick+ award bestowed upon it by the Insurance Institute for Highway ...

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    Video: 'Tornado' at Rose Bowl Fan Fest wreaks havoc on Honda display
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    California's been host to some oddball weather for the past few years - particularly oddball, even for California, that is. An example of which struck again during the Honda Fan Fest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on New Year's Eve. A robust dust devil – labeled a "tornado" by the anonymous ...

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