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 |  Oct 22 2014, 9:02 AM

What to do After a Crash

Like an addendum to Murphy’s Law, the unforeseen tends to happen when you least expect it; misfortune is like a lot like a combination ninja/cat burglar/stealth bomber. Glance away for a split second and BAM, something bad happens.

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 |  Sep 22 2014, 9:02 AM

When Do Car Seats Expire?

This may come as a shock to some drivers, though hopefully NOT ones with kids. Believe it or not children’s car seats actually have expiration dates, though not because they’re made of dairy products or tuna salad.

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 |  Sep 18 2014, 2:23 PM

2015 Volkswagen Jetta IIHS

Volkswagen’s popular Jetta sedan just earned Top Safety Pick+ honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety.

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 |  Jul 31 2014, 1:15 PM

A Crash Course in IIHS Safety Tests


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New car shoppers should always consider a car’s crash test performance and safety when it comes to making a purchase, but what’s behind those crash ratings? Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 24 2014, 11:32 AM

2015 Hyundai Genesis Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway’s Safety’s (IIHS) small-overlap test is one of the hardest crash evaluations for a vehicle to pass, and interestingly, rear-wheel-drive models have a much more difficult time doing well for several reasons.

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 |  Jun 11 2014, 2:12 PM

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Loic Duval crashed at high speed in his Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro race car today.

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 |  May 13 2014, 9:04 AM

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Kristine Rodas, widow of Roger Rodas who was killed in the same fiery crash that claimed actor Paul Walker’s life late last year has filed a lawsuit against Porsche claiming the Carrera GT her husband was driving had a faulty suspension part, which resulted in the accident.

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 |  Apr 29 2014, 12:32 PM

2015 GMC Canyon

General Motors’ engineers have made life a little less worrisome for parents with small children. 

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 |  Feb 27 2014, 9:02 AM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating GM’s timeliness regarding its expanded ignition switch recall.

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 |  Feb 10 2014, 2:32 PM

Toyota Camry

Toyota might reach a deal soon with the U.S. Department of Justice that would close a criminal investigation into the way it disclosed customer complaints about unintended acceleration.

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 |  Dec 30 2013, 11:09 AM

Michael Schumacher in der Motorsport Arena Oschersleben

Following a skiing accident Sunday morning, German Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher remains in critical condition in a coma.

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 |  Dec 05 2013, 10:44 AM

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By now you probably know that Paul Walker, 40, died last weekend in a car accident in Southern California.

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 |  Nov 30 2013, 10:31 PM

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Actor Paul Walker, 40, died today in a fiery single car crash that left the star and an unidentified person dead.

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 |  Oct 06 2013, 1:58 PM

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At the American Le Mans Series race at Virginia International Raceway yesterday a pair of Porsches collided in a wild crash.

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 |  Jul 19 2013, 9:32 AM

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U.S. state representative Mike Rogers thinks so, calling it “asinine” that people in Alabama can still do it legally.

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 |  Jun 26 2013, 1:02 PM

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Smokers have a small arsenal of gimmicks to keep deadly cravings at bay, but what about teens addicted to texting from behind the wheel? Now they have “thumb socks.”

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 |  Jun 26 2013, 10:02 AM

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For Ian Cook, there was only one way to remember Allan Simonsen, 34, who died during the 24 Hours at Le Mans last weekend.

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 |  Apr 17 2013, 3:02 PM

OnStar

General Motors announced today that OnStar’s First Assist service is accredited for emergency medical dispatching (EMD).

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 |  Feb 23 2013, 6:58 PM

A devastating crash has halted festivities on the eve of the Daytona 500 with wreckage from a crash on the final lap of the Drive4COPD 300 sending 11 fans to hospital.

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 |  Feb 06 2013, 3:02 PM

Nissan just cut ties with the DeltaWing race car project, which was never Nissan’s despite the car wearing its logo.

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 |  Dec 13 2012, 12:45 PM

Ask any girl in a nightclub and you’ll probably get the same answer — being unexpectedly bumped from behind can be a bummer. It’s the same with cars, but Ford is trying to make things easier with the new Fusion.

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 7:02 PM

Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and 25 points for his deliberate retaliation toward Clint Bowyer during Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway.

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 3:32 PM

Nissan's radical DeltaWing racecar

Nissan’s DeltaWing racecar and the victory that almost wasn’t.

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 |  Sep 24 2012, 8:32 PM

Back in 2010, NHTSA reported that traffic deaths had hit a record low, and now Americans are more likely to die at their own hands by means of suicide than in a fatal car crash.

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