How to avoid rollover accidents, understand the consequences of DUI, avoid road rage and drive safely in the winter are among Accidents & Hazardous Conditions topics.
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.
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?
Sure, it's a good skill to have, but for how much longer?
JFK. Tupac. Bonnie and Clyde. They each died in a car, but what happened to those famous vehicles after the fact?
Opening your car door the right way could help you avoid a horrifying collision with a biker and save a life.
Many factors are to blame for the increase. The question is what can be done to stop it?
Some say shoes get in the way of your car's pedals and can actually cause accidents. So why would driving barefoot be bad?
Who's on the hook? You or the dealership?
The first few days of driving on the 'wrong' side of the road can be a real horror show. HowStuffWorks can help.
From die-hard Libertarians to masked anarchists, you never know who is going to be repairing a pothole these days.
Left- and right-handed drivers react differently to sudden incidents, and that difference can have a profound effect on car accidents.
Do you hold your breath when you're driving through a tunnel or keep a lucky rabbit's foot in your car? You're not alone.
Here's another oft-repeated myth: You're never at fault if someone rear-ends you.
What's the better strategy to park a car, backed in or front-fender forward? Buckle up, buttercup, and start practicing.
That driver who breezes down the highway shoulder in bad traffic could face serious penalties in the U.S. But sometimes, the lane is a perfectly legal option.
Ever blow through a red light to keep up with a friend while caravanning somewhere? Yeah, next time just get directions before you all start out.
The end of construction zone collisions? Speed limits that change in real time help drivers avoid highway collisions.
Studies show the 100 or so days between Memorial and Labor days are especially deadly for teen drivers — but there are things parents can do to keep them safe.
This was definitely not your average car accident.
Decapitation? Severed limbs? Injuries sustained when heads arms, legs go out the window of a moving vehicle are very real, and very serious.
Ever wonder what it feels like to slide behind the wheel after shooting up heroin or snorting cocaine? Ford’s new Drugged Driving Suit lets you experience it. Sort of.
The reasons for auto recalls can range from mundane to potentially life-threatening. But every recall should be taken seriously. Here's how to keep yourself safe and get your vehicle back on the road.
Having to "spring forward" for daylight saving time and lose an hour of sleep can be a pain. It can also be possibly dangerous for drivers.
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