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Police officer drives dog 770 miles back home after deadly crash

After a deadly crash, an officer from Alabama trekked all the way to Arkansas to reunite a grieving mother with her daughter's beloved dog.

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Yes, teens are still bad drivers, and the research supports it

Teens think that they are safe drivers, but a new study shows that they often engage in dangerous behaviors like speeding and road rage.

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Ford dealer has teens explain electronics to adult customers

A Ford dealer in Massachusetts has a group of teens on the payroll to explain in-car tech to customers.

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Teens text more when they're driving alone

A new survey among teens shows many of them text more when alone in a car, and they're often communicating with parents when distracted behind the wheel.

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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.

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Daimler teaching teens to drive with EVs, offers Car2go access

Daimler is offering German driver's license tests in electric vehicles. Once you pass, you can also get access to local Car2go carsharing program.

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Dissecting the biggest factors in why millenials aren't driving

Millennials are driving less than previous generational groups. It's a reality which America is dealing with at the moment, which automakers are trying their best of overcome and which sociologists are apparently studying with increasing intensity. The question is, why?

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Teens don't do this one simple thing that could save their lives

Hindsight being what it is, I now realize that I was a certifiable moron as a teenager. I thought I was far smarter and slicker than I actually was, and I took part in a spectacular array of things that, when viewed through the wiser eyes of someone pushing 30, were the height of stupidity. I'm sure most average Joes and Janes have a similar view of their adolescence. Throughout my teen years, though, I did do one thing correctly – I always wore my seatbelt.

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Latest reason for teen crashes? Peer pressure

A new study from the water-is-still-wet research department has found that teens may have been the victims of peer pressure just before a crash. The studies were crafted by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm. The first study surveyed 198 teens and found that those who were more likely to have friends pile into a vehicle with them were also apt to call themselves "thrill seekers." Those teens also said they didn't want their parents to set rules or keep an eye on their comings

Report: Teen car sales drop as jobs remain scarce

We all remember our first car. There's nothing quite like the memory of seeing your parents hand you the keys to a vehicle you can call your own, and the experience has historically happened somewhere between a child's 16th and 18th year. Right?

AAA: Teen crashes cost society $34 billion per year

Nobody would argue that the potential for lost-life is the worst thing about teen crashes, but the related monetary expenses are also rather staggering. AAA estimates that teen crashes ended up costing more than $34 billion annually in medical expenses, lost work, property damage, quality of life loss and other related costs in 2006 alone. According to AAA, fifteen to seventeen year-old drivers were involved in nearly a million crashes in 2006, injuring 406,427 people and killing 2,541. Each fat

Those teens that do get their license prefer Mustang

Research International USA's TRU branch has polled the youth of our country and discovered that they'd like a fun, stylish car more than anything (duh) -- namely the Mustang. Twenty-somethings posed the same question picked the Honda Civic above all else, mainly because they've had a dose of reality, and are now paying their own insurance and fuel.

Huh? Fewer 16-year olds are getting their licenses

Have teenagers gone nuts? The Federal Highway Administration is reporting that the percentage of teenagers with driver's licenses is going down. Yeah, decreasing! What is up with that?

Teen driver loses life in jet dragster accident

In a tragic accident on Sunday, 17-year-old Canadian drag-racing protégé Kendall Hebert died when her jet-powered dragster crashed into a wall at Toronto Motorsport Park in the suburb of Cayuga, outside Hamilton, Ontario.