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Uber halts self-driving car tests after Arizona crash

Edward C. Baig , USA TODAY Published 4:58 p.m. ET March 26, 2017 | Updated 8 hours ago Uber is putting the brakes on its driverless car pilot program after one of its self-driving cars got into a high speed crash in Arizona. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) Uber temporarily hit the brakes on tests […]

Tennessee bills teen to replace guardrail that killed her

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — The state of Tennessee erroneously has billed a dead teen nearly $3,000 to replace the guardrail that killed her in a car crash in November. Her flabbergasted father said he will not pay and also contends the model of the guardrail his daughter struck is poorly designed and dangerous. Around 5:44 a.m. […]

Drowsy Driving Guide

Last updated on March 24, 2017 Drowsy driving is a widespread issue among motorists in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving led to roughly 72,000 accidents, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths in 2013 alone. This article will explore some of the key warning signs and risk factors […]

Just Cool Cars:1954 Kaiser Darrin had cool sliding doors

                              CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. — At a time when cars were big dreamboats, the Kaiser Darrin was something different. It was a sports car full of innovation. Just ask John Nirenstein and Stephanie Dunn, who brought the 1954 Darrin to the […]

Teenage Drivers? Be Very Afraid

Spend enough time having parenting conversations, as I’ve done personally and professionally for the last dozen years, and certain patterns emerge. In nine out of 10 cases, if you’re talking about highly motivated parents, the message to Mom and Dad is: back off, chill out, park the helicopter. Whether you want your children to be […]

The Most Dangerous Times on the Road

The odds of getting into a driving accident increase during periods when there are more cars on the road, such as rush hour, or when driving conditions are less than optimal, as during periods of inclement weather. But when the number of alcohol impaired drivers increases, the odds skyrocket. Research into periods when motorists are […]

Disability and the Driving test

At Driver Training Inc. we know how much getting your driving license means to you. It’s an achievement that means ‘independence!’, ‘freedom!’ and ‘whoop! I’ve done it!’ To someone with a disability, getting your license is all of these things too, but it’s often even sweeter because it can be a hard-won thing. Driver Training […]

10 Forgotten Muscle Cars That Deserve to Be Restored

We all know the story; it started in 1964 with the Ford Mustang. No, wait — I mean the Plymouth Barracuda. Or the Pontiac GTO. Or was it earlier with the Pontiac Catalina SD? The ’50s Dodge D-500 maybe? Debating the origin of the muscle car is like debating over the first rock and roll […]

More drivers falling behind on their car payments

More people are 60 days behind on their car loans, Experian Automotive says More people are falling at least two months behind in making payments on their auto loan, a new report showed Tuesday. USA TODAY (Photo: Kevork Djansezian, AP) More people are falling at least two months behind in making payments on their auto loan, […]

Tips for talking to your insurance company after a car accident

It’s your “good neighbor.” It’s “on your side.” But after a car accident, some drivers fear their insurance company won’t be such a pal. “Hopefully, your insurer will step up,” says Amy Bach, executive director of consumer advocacy group United Policyholders. “But auto claims can get complicated by fine print.” How do you avoid these […]

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