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Here’s how double amputee Alex Zanardi pilots his BMW race car

He'll race his customized BMW M8 GTE at 24 at Daytona this weekend

He'll race his customized BMW M8 GT at 24 at Daytona this weekend.

Amputee Pushes For Stricter Distracted Driving Laws

Motorcyclist was hit and dragged by distracted driver

A Texas man who lost his leg after he was hit by a distracted driver is urging city officials to approve a new, stricter hands-free driving ordinances in his hometown of Austin.

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Will advanced prosthetics lead to a mind-controlled car? [w/video]

Remember that scene in The Empire Strikes Back, when Luke Skywalker gets his hand chopped off by Darth Vader, and he gets a really cool prosthetic that looks just like his severed hand? (Spoiler alert, by the way.) Well, this technology is the predecessor to that. And while it'll be useful if your estranged father goes after your mitts with a meat clever, a mind-controlled prosthetic doesn't seem terribly important in the world of cars.