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A Stanford University professor behind the autonomous Audi racer is now doing real-world experiments to examine vital ethics questions.


A woman in San Diego learned the value of recording everything that happens on the road this weekend when a man tried to scam her while in traffic.


Mercedes highlights the effectiveness of its automatic collision-avoidance braking system by putting magnets in kids' toy cars in this latest ad campaign.


Nearly 32,000 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia crossovers from 2016 face a recall because of a fire hazard with their windshield wiper motors. GM is asking owners not to use the wipers until the problem is fixed.


In advance of the upcoming global conference on road safety, the FIA has released this short film called Save Kids Lives, directed by French filmmaker Luc Besson of Transporter and The Fifth Element fame.


Fiat has recorded its first IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award with the new 500X crossover. The diminutive high-rider scored "Good" on all crash tests.


Mazda is issuing a stop sale and recall on the 2015-2016 Mazda3 because 14,406 of them in the US could have a fuel leak from the charcoal emissions canister.


Nissan is recalling about 320,000 examples of the 2007-2012 Versa in North America because the salt on the roads could lead to their front suspension coil springs breaking.


Honda is recalling over 143,000 examples of the 2014-2015 Civic and 2015 Fit to fix a problem that could lead to the CVT's drive pulley shaft breaking.


Lower income, less-educated individuals are more likely to die in a car crash than ever, despite a dramatic drop in overall traffic deaths.


Smokers who light up in vehicles with children inside will face fines in England and Wales due to a new ban that went into effect Thursday.


With Marijuana's Rise, More States Find Firm Answers Are Hard to Come By

As more states consider rescinding bans on recreational marijuana use, lawmakers, police officers and transportation officials are urging each other to prepare for an increase in drugged drivers. Exactly how should they brace for a siege of stoned drivers? No one is quite sure.


NHTSA says that flaws in the FCA US Early Warning Report data resulted in under-reported death and injury claims. The automaker says that it told the regulator as soon as the problem came to light.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into BMW's reporting of a recall for 30,456 Mini cars.


A man in Michigan became the butt of many jokes after he lit a gas pump on fire while trying to kill a spider last week.


Cadillac is recalling 120,000 examples of the 2013-2016 ATS sedan to fix an issue that can potentially cause a fire in the rear defogger. There are no injuries linked to the problem, though.


Hyundai is recalling 470,000 Sonatas from 2011 and 2012 for possible connecting rod bearing failure and 99,500 Accents from 2009-2011 to replace the brake light switches.


Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 1,500 units of the 2014-2015 Lancer Evolution and Ralliart because of possible wear to their fuel tank from the parking brake cable.


Footage released this week of a traffic stop in Indiana shows police throwing a man to the ground, pointing a gun at a woman in labor, and scheming to delete the video evidence of their dangerously mismanaged traffic stop.


Both the 2016 Hyundai Tucson and Sonata have earned Top Safety Pick+ status in the latest tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2015 Ford Edge as a Top Safety Pick, but it didn't ace all of the agency's crash tests.

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