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Terrifying video shows cyclist’s view of head-on collision

Square your turns, folks — and pay attention!

We've all seen examples of drivers who don't square their turns, instead making left turns that are too tight and cut well into the oncoming driving lanes, making you glad there's nobody approaching to make their own left turns.

Followup
Investigation reveals that semi driver, not automatic braking, saved child from collision

The Latvian trucking firm investigated with Volvo and determined "it was 100% human reaction." Score one for the non-robots!

The Latvian trucking firm investigated with Volvo and determined "it was 100% human reaction." Score one for the non-robots!

Opinion
Could self-driving cars stop terrorist attacks?

Vehicles have become readily available violent weapons, but autonomous tech could "de-weaponize cars."

Vehicles have become readily available violent weapons, but autonomous tech could "de-weaponize cars."

Report
The Rock: stand-up guy, inattentive driver

When Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson sideswiped a parked truck, he owned up and offered to pay for the damage - but the driver was more interested in the story than the cash.

Video
Did driving the speed limit cost a 79-year-old man his life?

On June 15, 2009, 79-year-old Andrew Cavanaugh was t-boned on the passenger side of his 2004 Buick Century while driving through an intersection and subsequently died from injuries he sustained in the collision. Both Cavanaugh and the driver of the 2003 Toyota Camry that struck him, 71-year-old Jacqueline Stinson, were travelling at the posted speed limit of 25 mph at the time of the accident. T

Nissan Skyline to adopt Pop-Up Engine Hood

Safety standards are getting tougher the world over, and in Europe newish regulations require more protection for pedestrians in a collision. In the past, designers have coped with these regs by adding more square footage to the front of a car, making the hoodline higher to put more space between a pedestrian and the engine components of a car if a collision were to occur.

IIHS issues large sedan side-impact testing scores

In the world of large sedans* equipped with side airbags, some do a better job than others at protecting occupants according to the latest results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Achieving the top score of "good" are the Chevrolet Impala and Toyota Camry (this serious group of testers does not issue any scores of "excellent" or "exceptional" or even "super marvelous"). The Buick Lucerne and Hyundai Azera both earned an "acceptable"

Breaking news (yea, right): Distracting driving may account for most accidents

What follows should come as absolutely no surprise to any of our readers who have passed drivers' education. According to a recent study, 4 out of every 5 crashes may be attributable to driver distraction. The work performed by the National Highway Transportation Safety Adminstration and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, points out that approximately 80 percent of all crashes and 65 percent of "near-crashes" occur a mere three seconds a