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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

Featured
These are the most dangerous cars to drive in the United States

Ranked by the U.S. Fatality Analysis Reporting System

These are the most dangerous cars to drive in America according to the U.S. Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Still, statistics show that vehicles are a lot safer today than ever before.

Official
U.S. vehicular fatalities top 40,000 in 2018 for third straight year

National Safety Council says the number is up 14 percent from four years ago

National Safety Council says the number is up 14 percent from four years ago.

Report
Woman declared dead in car crash is found alive in morgue fridge

A morgue worker who went to check on her found her breathing

A morgue worker who went to check on her found her breathing.

Ownership
New cars are safer than old cars, sure, but NHTSA shows by how much

You probably already knew this, but here are some surprising numbers

New cars are safer than old cars. Yeah, we know. Obviously. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report highlighting the added safety of newer cars and trucks over older cars and trucks, and attaching real data to an otherwise assumed theory is always a good idea.

Report
Traffic deaths jump to decade-high despite decrease in distracted driving

Deaths involving elderly drivers, drunk driving and speeding are all up

Don't be so quick to blame smartphones.

Breaking
3 storm chasers killed when their cars collide in Texas storm

Crash comes four years after three other storm chasers were killed.

Two of the storm chasers were featured on Weather Channel show.

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US traffic deaths pass grim milestone

Things are getting scary out there.

Report
Traffic fatalities up nine percent with no decrease in sight

Technology may be improving, but motor vehicle fatalities are increasing.

Motorsports
2016 Baja 500 claims three lives

An 8-year-old spectator and two motorcycle riders died during race's 48th running.

Further proof that motorsports can be dangerous.

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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.

Study
Bicyclist deaths spike on US roads

While the roads might be getting just a little safer for motorcycle riders, their two-wheeled compatriots on bicycles appear not to be so lucky. A recent study sponsored by the Governors Highway Safety Association found that annual cycle deaths in the US were up 16 percent from 621 in 2010 to 722 in 2012. In the same period,

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.

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.

Dad Acquitted In Slaying Of Driver Who Killed Sons

Prosecutors lacked physical evidence tying Dad to shooting death of driver who killed two young boys

A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners.

Odds Of Dying In A Traffic Accident Depend On Which State You Reside In

D.C. and Massachusetts motorists enjoy the safest driving in the nation

Your odds of dying in a traffic accident depend a lot on where you live.

Tracy Morgan crash sparks another debate over tired truckers

Days Earlier, Congress Embraced Legislation That Weakens Rules

Days before Morgan's accident, the Senate approved legislation that would undo rules that mandated certain rest periods for truck drivers.

Study
IIHS finds hundreds of ATV riders die on public roads each year

It should come as no great surprise to learn that All-Terrain Vehicles are designed for use off-road. But a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reveals that an alarming number of ATVs are used on roadways, and even more alarming still is the number of fatalities they have been proven to cause.

Car Wreck Occurs During Vigil For Teen Killed At Same Intersection

Crash occurred a few feet from mourners

A serious car accident horrified mourners gathered to remember a teen girl killed on the same corner last week.

Report
New Year's Day, not St. Patrick's, most deadly on US roads

Earlier this month, as part of its conclusions to an investigation into wrong-way driving crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommend ignition interlocks for all those convicted of a DUI. That means every first-time offender couldn't start his car until he had satisfied the breathalyzer attached to his ignition. With the nation's deadliest hours for drunk driving approaching, New Year's Day, the American Automobile As

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