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.
Company That 3D-Prints Cars Examines Unusual Business Plan
Local Motors is best known for creating the world's first 3D-printed car. As the company prepares to sell those cars to the public for the first time, it's come up with an unusual proposition for potential customers.
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.