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Car Safety Systems Don't Always 'See' in Bad Weather, AAA Says
Your Chances of Hitting a Deer Rise in the Fall
Can U.S. Cities Avert Gridlock as Life Returns to 'Normal'?
How to Escape a Sinking Car
Should Licensed Drivers Be Tested Periodically?
Would Your Car Pass the Moose Test?
Ford Software Update Lets Cop Cars Cook Away Coronavirus with Heat
A Dashcam Might Be Helpful if You Get Into a Car Accident
Want an Emoji on Your License Plate? Move to Vermont!
A new study out from AAA found that advanced vehicle safety systems struggled when weather conditions weren't optimal. Some test runs even ended in collisions.
And by the way, driving at dusk and during full moons aren't doing you any favors either.
By Tom Langen
As the U.S. returns to some semblance of normalcy post-COVID-19, can cities keep commuters off the roads long enough to prevent the freeways from becoming gridlocked once again?
Americans drove billions of miles less in 2020 because of the coronavirus. But despite fewer miles on the road, the U.S. had the biggest spike in fatal car accidents since 2007.
By Sarah Gleim
If you're a motorist you may be silently cursing the bicyclist in front of you for making you late. But a study showed the speed difference was negligible.
A software update from Ford heats cars up to 133 degrees Fahrenheit to help police officers reduce the footprint of the COVID-19 virus in their patrol fleet.
Dashcams are inexpensive and easy to install. And they might be provide critical evidence if you're involved in a car accident. So why don't you have one?
The Green Mountain State has introduced a bill to allow motorists to include emojis on their license plates. And we are totally on board.
The history of jaywalking is probably way more complex than you'd expect. Criminalizing crossing the street has roots in the auto industry, class wars and even racism.
School buses are some of the safest vehicles on the road. But most also don't have seat belts, leaving the children inside vulnerable to injury in a crash.
Two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to mandate technology that could end drunk driving as we know it by 2024.
Plan on buying a live Christmas tree this year? Don't be that guy who loses it on the road between the lot and your house. We've got tips to help you get it home safely.
The zipper merge is best. Drivers should stay in their lane until the very last minute and then take turns entering the open lane.
Seems like just when you've settled on a parking spot far out, some joker cruises by and gets a space in the front row. What do scientists think is the best way to score a good parking space?
The impossible happens. You're trapped in your car and it's sinking. Could you break a window to get out?
Sure, it's a good skill to have, but for how much longer?
Who needs the DMV? If Texas HB 409 passes, parents could soon bypass it altogether and make their novice teens legal to drive.
JFK. Tupac. Bonnie and Clyde. They each died in a car, but what happened to those famous vehicles after the fact?
These personal air bags can help anyone prone to falling, including motorcyclists, horseback riders and senior citizens.
Opening your car door the right way could help you avoid a horrifying collision with a biker and save a life.
Wouldn't it be a good idea to retest drivers every so often? Experts say not really.
The van driven by the recent pipe bombing suspect was literally covered from top to bottom with right-wing stickers. But, for the average law-abiding citizen, how many bumper stickers is too many?
By Oisin Curran
Ever get red light after red light when you're driving? Often, it's because traffic lights aren't synced to each other. But would doing so really fix traffic problems?
By Dave Roos
We've all been there. The stoplight won't change and you've got places to be. Do you run it or just wait, wait and wait?
Many factors are to blame for the increase. The question is what can be done to stop it?