Early Projections Show 8.1-Percent Increase in Fatalities In First Half Of 2015
In some respects, there's never been a safer time to ride in a car. The number of vehicle occupants killed in traffic accidents dipped to 21,022 in 2014, according to the federal agency that tracks the numbers. It's the lowest total since record-keeping began in 1975.
Mark Rosekind says every pupil deserves a three-point belt
The government agency charged with keeping motorists out of harm's way has long lauded seat belts as "the single most effective way" vehicle occupants can keep themselves safe. For years, it has also opposed efforts to require seat belts on school buses. As contradictions go, that's a doozy.
Costumes Test Ability Of Google's Autonomous Software In Discerning Odd Shapes
Do self-driving cars get spooked by vampires? That's one of the questions Google set out to answer over the past weekend when dozens of trick-or-treaters visited the company's Mountain View, California headquarters.