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    Video: EasyDrift: For when you absolutely, positively don't want traction
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    Short of driving your tires bald, purposely reducing vehicle traction – say, for driver training purposes – usually involves affixing an expensive outrigger system to lift the car off the ground or buying a dedicated skid car. The three-year-old Easy Drift Driver Training System, on ...

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    Mercedes-Benz to launch teen driving school
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    "Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz". Janice Joplin's words may seem entertaining to some, but strikingly familiar to anyone who's gone through the ordeal of ushering their teenager into the world of driving. While most parents wouldn't consider buying their teen a Mercedes as a first car ...

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    BMW teaches evasive driving techniques at Cold War air base
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    It's not without reason that BMWs are among the top choices for high-security personnel transport. BMW Security vehicles – armor-reinforced versions of the standard roadcars we see on the road every day – are known to be both secure and ...

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    Government seen backing graduated drivers licenses
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    Getting your driver's license can be a tremendous event. It signifies a new-found level of freedom and a chance to go out and explore more of the surrounding world. The privilege of being licensed to drive a car is a wonderful thing, yet not everyone thinks of it that way. A teenager with a ...

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    Take A Cab: South Korean woman fails driving test... 771 times
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    Most people pass the driving exam on the first try, with a select few failing once or twice before finally getting it right. In South Korea, one woman has been trying to pass the written test since 2005 and has yet to pass. In all, the 68 year-old woman, known only as Cha, has failed the exam 771 ...

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    Caparo touts safety features of T1, mandatory driver's ed. for owners
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    The recent spate of negative press hampering the Caparo T1 hasn't stopped the makers of the clichéd "road-going racecar" from releasing a host of details outlining the finer points of the T1's safety systems.While the press release after the jump goes into detail about the Caparo's ...

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    F1 champ Nelson Piquet loses drivers license
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    The question of the day is, "If you're tasked with teaching a three-time Formula One champ to drive, what's the curriculum?" Some instructor in Brazil will be forced to answer that very query when he gets Nelson Piquet behind the wheel for a refresher on the rules of the road.Piquet, who's racked ...

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    VIDEO: Ford's Driving Skills for Life takes drivers' ed to the web
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    Ford launched its Driving Skills For Life website a few months back, and as far as a resource for new drivers and their white-knuckled parents, its a worthy effort. Sure, the kitsch level is a bit high and some of the modules could be improved, but any attempt by an automaker to focus on driver ...

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