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High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving

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It’s a commonly held belief that young people are not interested in cars. As the narrative goes, they’d rather rely on public transportation and play with their iPhones than drive. But a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute tells a different story. Continue Reading...

Apple Voice Recognition Adopted by Nine Automakers

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Apple, the technology guru, is teaming up with major automotive manufacturers to bring its Siri voice-recognition personal assistant system to a long list of cars.  Continue Reading...

Ray LaHood Further Distracts Distracted Drivers

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood doesn’t like seeing people using cell phones behind the wheel, but who does? It poses danger to everyone in the immediate vicinity, including the reckless chatterbox in question. What, then, should be done if you happen upon one of these miscreants during your morning commute? LaHood has the answer: pull up… Continue Reading...

Study Finds Parents Teach Teens Bad Driving Habits

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Parents, if you want to set a good example for your teens while you’re teaching them how to drive, put down your cell phone. A new study out says that parents are prone to check their phones while teaching driving skills. This study, which was conducted by State Farm, surveyed 517 teens and their parents… Continue Reading...
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