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A motorcycle rider in Florida managed to flee police while driving distracted last Thursday.


Another driver uploaded a video last week of a youngster driving the family car down a crowded freeway with an older man in the passenger seat.


A father in the UK who searched for the driver who hit his toddler son and left him on the side of the road was horrified to find out that it wasn't a stranger he was searching for, but himself.


Google's self-driving car has learned to navigate all sorts of roads, but it still has a problem when facing humans at a four-way stops.


An event in Poland earlier this month put disabled people where they very rarely find themselves: in the driver's seat.


Disturbing new findings about phone use in cars reveals that young drivers aren't just distracted by texting while driving, but everything else a phone can do, as well.


Eileen Ash has been driving since before driving tests were required to get a license. She joins several centenarians on a new show called '100 Year Old Drivers Ride Again' on the BBC, focusing on the oldest drivers in the United Kingdom.

Don't Look Down

Alaska, France, China and Brazil are home to some of the most treacherous roads on the planet (and it's not just steep cliffs and sharp curves that qualify).


Stronger economy, cheap gas expected to spur holiday travel

A stronger economy, rising consumer confidence and cheap gasoline will likely have Americans traveling in big numbers this Independence Day.


Just The Latest In A String Of Reports Trying To Understand The American Mind

The US Department of Transportation reported that in February 2015 Americans drove 221.1 billion miles, the second-highest February total ever and the biggest jump in 11 years.

The history of the American road trip is full of technological innovations, new industries and federal oversight.


A new study from the US Energy Information Administration makes the interesting finding that as the number of vehicles in a household's fleet increases, the miles driven on the primary car go up as well.


The US government says drivers traveled 3.02 trillion miles last year, the second-highest tally since it started keeping track in 1939, behind only 2007. Drivers' ages are also setting records, with 44.1 percent of US drivers over the age of 50.


Warm spring weather is usually welcomed with open arms in Michigan, but this year's thaw is opening up potholes on roadways so big one county executive is urging residents to call 911 on dangerous roads.


A New York woman tells her story of earning her driver's license at 23 after leaving the village of Kiryas Joel where women are shunned for getting behind the wheel.


Cheaper gas, warmer winters and more cars on the road mean that Americans are driving more, with total numbers set to top 3 trillion this year for the first time since 2007 and only the second time in history.


Over the past few years, it has become generally accepted wisdom that the Millennial generation cares less about cars and drives less than the generations of Americans that came before them. However, a recent dig into one dataset by The Atlantic's Citylab blog finds that assertion might not be entirely accurate.


Nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous

Nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous. Most people do it anyway.


October 31 is one of the worst days for pedestrian deaths, car thefts and reports of vandalism

Halloween is consistently one of the worst holidays to be on the street. October 31 sees a huge share of pedestrian deaths, car thefts and car vandalism.


AAA finds voice-recognition software still distracts drivers

Voice-recognition software that many automakers tout as a safer alternative to handheld devices can still divert drivers' attention, a new study published by AAA found.


AT&T reminds text-addicted drivers 'It Can Wait'

If you encounter a '#X' followed by silence during a text conversation today you might think the other person fell asleep on their phone, but they're actually letting you know that they're about to drive.

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