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Govt plan aims to keep older drivers safe on road

WASHINGTON (AP) — Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a “silver car” rating system that […]

12/05/2013

Professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal in a Buick Lacrosse at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Government speeds research on car safety systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is speeding up research on safety systems that automatically prevent drivers from operating their cars if they are drunk or aren’t buckled properly. Officials also said Thursday that they expect […]

11/14/2013

This March 2, 2007 photo shows a charter bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team from Ohio after it plunged off a highway ramp early in Atlanta and slammed into the I-75 pavement below. (AP Photo/Gene Blythe, File)

Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a drunken driver in California slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19 people, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But […]

11/12/2013

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