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Video captures semi truck careening into first responders at freeway pileup

2 people were injured: a Texas state trooper and a guy whose pickup was crushed

A look inside Honda’s “Safety For Everyone” research and development operation

Autoblog got a rare peek inside Honda's safety R&D operation in Ohio

Watch dashcam video of driving car crushed by highway sign

The driver walked away with minor injuries

The driver walked away with minor injuries.

Minnesota dog takes semi-truck on joyride

Trucking is a lonely line of work full of long, monotonous stretches of driving punctuated by fast food, cheap motels, and short stints of heavy labor. To relieve the loneliness and boredom, some truckers travel with a co-driver, others spend their time chattering away on the CB to anyone who will listen. Smart truckers though, smart truckers get a dog.

Cop saves driver moments before train hits car

A pair of quick-thinking sheriffs in Northern California saved the life of a motorist after he crashed his car on a set of busy train tracks Monday.

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Teen driving fatalities dropped more than 50 percent in the last decade

According to new U.S. report, fatal crashes involving drivers aged 16 to 19 have dropped by more than 55 percent over the past 10 years.

Three people 'lucky to be alive' after driver loses control on highway

Always wear your seat belt. That's the only conclusion anyone can come to after watching this incredible video of a crash in Kentucky where an SUV loses control, flips five times, and ejects three of the four passengers out of the vehicle.

After Plunging Off Cliff, Crash Victim Rescued 17 Hours Later

North Carolina man is recovering from significant injuries

A young man was rescued Wednesday 17 hours after his car plunged 60 to 80 feet off a cliff in rural North Carolina.

Aging, Obese Crash Test Dummies In Development To Replicate US Population

Obese people are 78 percent more likely to die in a crash

America's well-publicized weight problem and aging population of baby boomers is collaborating to bring about a change in the humble crash test dummy, as automakers and safety regulators are attempting to build vehicles even better suited to our changing population.

Police Officer Uses iPhone To Locate Car-Crash Victim

Apple's Find My iPhone app locates California woman

​A tech-savvy cop in California saved a missing car-crash victim's life yesterday with a little know-how and an iPhone.

Fleeing Suspects Throw Chainsaws At Police During Chase

One chainsaw caused $3,000 worth of damage to a police cruiser

Police in Duluth, Georgia are looking for the two suspects who threw chainsaws at them during a chase early Monday morning.

New York's 'Rule Of Two' Lets Deadly Drivers Off Without Charges

Motorist must be breaking at least two traffic laws when they kill a pedestrian to be charged with a crime

A New York State precedent known as the "rule of two" stipulates a driver must commit two traffic misdemeanors when the pedestrian or cyclist is struck for prosecutors to bring a charge of criminal negligence.

Wal-Mart: Morgan Wasn't Wearing Seatbelt In Crash

Chain store says actor partially to blame for his injuries

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing seatbelts, the company said in a court filing Monday.

Kevin Ward Jr.'s Aunt Writes Open Letter Questioning Investigation

Grieving family feels Ward was portrayed unfairly after his death

Sprint Car driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s aunt read a prepared letter to USA Today Sports today addressing the incident that killed her nephew last month and the criminal investigation that released fellow driver Tony Stewart of criminal guilt.

Safety Agency Studying Toyota Acceleration Problem

NHTSA inquiry covers about 1.69 million of the Corolla compact cars from the 2006 to 2010 model years

A U.S. safety agency is looking into a consumer's petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes.

No Sign Distracted Truck Driver Tried To Avoid Fatal Crash

Tractor-trailer collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team

A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying to avoid the collision, federal investigators said Sunday.

Motorcyclist Survives Encounter With Dangerous Semi Truck

Police still on the lookout for oblivious driver

A motorcyclist in Brazil avoided being crushed by an oblivious truck driver with some Hollywood stuntman moves earlier this month.

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