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Posts tagged "car accidents"

Should self-driving cars make ethical choices in crash situations?

Now that driverless cars are on the road, unique questions arise - particularly regarding ethical choices. The biggest question on the table is this: Should a self-driving car run over pedestrians who happen to be in its path, or should it sacrifice itself and its passengers by swerving aside?

Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, and Winter Weather

In the wake of a storm, car accidents abound. Although the recent, so-called Blizzard Nemo has come and gone, its hazardous residue remains: icy streets, snow covered roads, displaced trees and debris, and so on. In light of this, Breslin and Breslin would like to remind readers of the perils of distracted driving--especially in these winter months.

Toyota: High sales coupled with persistent safety-related recalls

It certainly wouldn't be inappropriate for executives at Toyota's world headquarters in Japan to affix a plaque with this statement at the main corporate entrance: The best of times, the worst of times.

New safety tech promises great changes for motorists in future

A professor and traffic safety expert at one university calls the concept of accident-free cars "very hot" and says that the technology enabling them will be sufficiently advanced to allow such vehicles to begin operating on some roads and highways in the near foreseeable future.

AT&T seeking to raise awareness on texting-while-driving risks

Saying that the smartphone "is a product we sell and it's being used inappropriately," AT&T chairman and chief executive Randall L. Stephenson is speaking out forcefully in efforts to curb the widespread and dangerous practice of texting while driving.

State legislators spar over bill that would restrain pets in cars

For some people, it might appropriately be called a pet peeve, namely, seeing other vehicles flash by with noticeably unrestrained animals -- usually dogs -- hanging halfway out windows, jumping over seats or clearly engaging the attention of their owners while those persons are driving.

New Jersey high court approves teen driver decal law

Earlier this month, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld a law that requires teenage drivers to display a decal on their license plate for a specified period of time. In its decision, the court unanimously overruled lower court decisions finding that the decal requirement constituted an unreasonable search and seizure and violated privacy laws.