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    Report: Just how dangerous are aging tires? [w/video]

    Four people were killed back in February, after the tread separated on a ten-year-old SUV tire. There are a number of questions surrounding the tire industry following an investigation by ABC News into its attempts at blocking legislation that would require tires be inspected on the basis of ...

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    Report: Google self-driving cars should have data recorders, says official

    Fears over domestic spying operations and privacy concerns have been splattered across the headlines with alarming frequency, and now it appears that even the auto industry isn't immune. According to a report from The Huffington Post, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board, ...

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    Report: New Year's Day, not St. Patrick's, most deadly day on the road

    Earlier this month, as part of its conclusions to an investigation into wrong-way driving crashes, the American National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommend ignition interlocks for all those convicted of a DUI. That means every first-time offender couldn't start his car until he had ...

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    Official: Mandated collision avoidance technology makes NTSB's Most Wanted List

    Lane departure warning and collision avoidance systems have largely been the province of upscale automakers or the range-topping trims in volume models, but that's beginning to change. Apparently, however, the National Transportation Safety Board feels that such safety features should not be the ...

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    Featured: Distracted drivers are bad - end of debate.

    Recently, Deborah Hersnan of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) defended the group's proposal to bar all phone calls made behind the wheel of a car - including those made hands-free. She pointed out that any call can be distracting, and she and other board members pointed to ...

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    Report: IIHS contends cell phone bans not effective for curbing accidents

    It just makes sense. Cell phone usage causes accidents, so state governments and the National Transportation Safety Board should ban phone usage while driving, right? Not so, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. CNN Money reports that studies by IIHS show that phones may not ...