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Texas Judge Won't Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

DETROIT (AP) - A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced. 474 more words

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Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been implemented, 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules. 321 more words

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Faster Highways Bill Speeding To House Floor

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Over the objections of AAA, Florida lawmakers are closer to paving the way for some roads in the Sunshine State to be among the fastest east of the Mississippi. 504 more words

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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Most drivers understand the dangers associated with texting and driving, and yet a large number of those drivers ignore these perils or otherwise believe they belong to a nonexistent elite cavalry that can text, drive, and still pay attention to the road. 190 more words

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This commercial will scare you into not texting and driving

Chances are, you’ve come across a distracted driver. You know, the types who feel inclined to adjust their makeup, fiddle with cellphones or eat a meal behind the wheel. 170 more words

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"Manifesto", the Brutal Reality of Texting and Driving.

One of my biggest pet peeves are people who text and drive. I don’t care if you are rolling or stopped, if you are on your phone behind the wheel, you’re probably a menace. 195 more words

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If the goal is “energy independence,” what issues should be a priority in America?

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