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Study
States with the highest and lowest number of drunk driving deaths

As New Year's Eve approaches, let's take a look at the data

As New Year's Eve approaches, let's take a look at the data.

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Investors want answers about Marchionne’s final days

Fiat Chrysler was reportedly kept in the dark about his illness

Fiat Chrysler was reportedly kept in the dark about his illness.

Florida man found dead inside SUV covered in parking tickets

Nothing is certain except for death and parking tickets.

Recalls
Star Trek actor's death may be linked to Jeep shifter issue

The Jeep Grand Cherokee that rolled down the driveway and crushed actor Anton Yelchin was subject to a recent recall specifically for roll-away risk.

Breaking
Two more riders killed at 2016 Isle of Man TT

Ian Bell and Andrew Soar are the third and fourth fatalities at this year's races.

Ian Bell was killed while running a sidecar race at the Snaefell Mountain Course today. His son Carl was riding along but was uninjured.

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Child hot car deaths skyrocket as summer heats up

An 8-month-old Louisiana girl died Wednesday when she was left in a hot car by her father. She is the 11th child to die this year so far.

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Justin Wilson dead at 37 following Pocono crash

IndyCar racer Justin Wilson died of the injuries he suffered during yesterday's ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.

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Kevin Ward Jr's family sues Tony Stewart for wrongful death

Tony Stewart may finally be compelled to appear in court over the death of Kevin Ward Jr. last year as the bereaved family has filed a wrongful death civil lawsuit against the culprit.

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VW worker killed in robot accident

A man installing a robot at the the Volkswagen factory in Kassel, Germany, was killed when he was hit in the chest by the machine.

Breaking
Worker crushed to death at FCA's Jefferson North Assembly Plant [UPDATE]

Reports say a worker was crushed in a press at the water treatment facility at Fiat Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit early this morning.

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Takata, Honda sued in Florida over death of pregnant Malaysian women

The father of a pregnant driver in Malaysia has sued Takata and Honda in US district court over the malfunctioning airbag that allegedly killed his daughter and unborn granddaughter.

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Driving instructor killed in Lamborghini crash at Disney racetrack [w/video]

An instructor at the Exotic Driving Experience was killed when the driver crashed a Lamborghini at Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, FL.

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Guns will soon top cars as the leading killer of Americans under 25

With cars getting safer all the time and the number of guns in private hands growing, the leading killer of Americans under the age of 25 will soon switch, according to the latest reports.

Motorsports
Dakar biker mysteriously found dead, first fatality this year

The 2015 Dakar Rally has claimed its first life: Polish biker Michal Hernik died on January 6 during the third stage of the race of unknown causes.

Tom Magliozzi, Host Of NPR's Car Talk, Dead At 77

Host of one of NPR's most beloved programs died from complications related to Alzheimer's Disease

Tom Magliozzi, one of the beloved hosts of National Public Radio's long-running Car Talk program has died. He was 77, and passed from complications related to Alzheimer's Disease.

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Takata airbag victim looked like she had been stabbed

We generally take certain principals for granted. The more water you drink, for example, the healthier you'll be. The more time you spend reading car news on Autoblog, the better informed you'll be. And the more airbags your car has, the safer you'll be. Because airbags equal safety. But that's not what some unfortunate drivers of vehicles equipped with Takata airbags are finding, and tragically finding out the hard way.

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.

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.

Mom In Hot Car Death Case Passed Polygraph

Father remains in jail awaiting trial

A Georgia woman whose husband is charged with murder in the death of their toddler son in a hot vehicle passed a polygraph test in which she was asked about whether she knew her husband would leave the child in the vehicle, her lawyer said Monday.

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