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2015/04/01 13:40
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... to and from school or any related activities without adult supervision. Steve Verdon, owner of AAAA Driving School, says about twenty percent of his students are eighth graders, learning how...
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2015/04/01 07:26
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Distracted teenagers are a lot more dangerous than previously thought. A recent University of Iowa study of 1,700 in-car videos found some type of distraction — such as texting or a passenger —...
2015/04/01 00:06
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A traffic safety research group is urging the state to toughen its rules regarding teen driver’s licenses. Currently, Iowa teenagers are eligible to get a driver’s license when they turn 16 years...
2015/03/31 19:18
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We spend more time than we probably should in grumbling at media coverage of plug-in electric cars. Journalists try to get it right, in general, but often the specific and complex issues around...
2015/03/31 13:06
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A safety research organization is urging Iowa to toughen its rules for teenager driver's licenses. The Des Moines Register reports that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says a study shows...
2015/03/31 10:45
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A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment Monday, Dec 30, 2013, in Casselton, N.D. The train carrying crude oil derailed near Casselton Monday afternoon. Several explosions were...
2015/03/31 05:26
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Statistics provided by the sheriff’s office in 2010, the latest such report readily available, states, that in Florida as a whole, drivers who are 77 years old had the “highest rate of crash...
2015/03/30 23:36
2015/03/30 23:36
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KIA'S new Carnival people-mover has received only a four-star crash safety rating. The lower than expected rating was announced following physical crash tests and assessment of its active safety...
2015/03/30 22:22
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Toyota Motor Corp. plans to bundle several advanced auto safety features that reduce the frequency of crashes into a low-cost option for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The features alert drivers to a...
2015/03/30 21:12
2015/03/30 21:12
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Diesel. I drove a 2015 VW Touareg with the 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine with 266 pound-feet of torque and 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Trims are largely distinguished by powertrains (but with...
2015/03/30 15:47
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... system in other cars down the road. To get teens to buckle up, the system automatically turns off the radio and connected devices if the safety belts aren't fastened in the front seat. That...
2015/03/29 18:12
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... LNNutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest- March 23-30, 2015 * The last major U.S. auto show of the season comes up next week in New York where the Javits Center will fill up with new...
2015/03/29 07:01
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Approaching the end of the road: When is too old to drive? Posted Mar. 29, 2015 at 2:01 AM Posted Mar. 29, 2015 at 2:01 AM CANANDAIGUA — Ray Hasenauer has been driving for 70 years. As a volunteer...
2015/03/29 06:21
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... winter. Or should you start shopping for something new? But how do you start? The list of makes and models seems endless. The list of issues to consider is almost as long: Price. Fuel...
2015/03/28 08:31
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... with leather upholstery, premium audio, keyless entry and ignition, and a general sense of Buick refinement. Consider the Trax as essentially a de-contented version of the Encore, then....
2015/03/28 00:01
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... reform Michigan's speed limits and other related traffic laws. "These bills address a number of technical changes to keep our roads some of the safest in the nation," Rep. Jacobsen said. "Our...
2015/03/27 21:12
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TO THE LEXUS RX 450h VEHICLE The mid-size Lexus RX 450h crossover is the hybrid version of the 350, revolutionizing the segment with an eco-luxurious edge for soccer moms and the like....
2015/03/27 16:12
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Lab is a 25 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio...
2015/03/27 15:50
2015/03/27 15:50
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... exhausting. Consumer reports can help you. They put all vehicles through a three part safety test, beginning with a dynamic driving course. “We also look at the crash test results from...
2015/03/26 15:35
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When I was a baby, my mother used to take me down the driveway to the side of Pacific Coast Highway almost every night. Watching the occasional car blur by with that unmistakable whoosh of air...
2015/04/01 13:40
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