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KickingTiresRed apparently meant "Go" to more than 2 million drivers last year, according to a study by the National Coalition for Safer Roads. Its report found that more than 2.3 million drivers in 18 states ran a red light in......
KickingTiresFatalities for teen drivers plunged dramatically between 1996 and 2010; for 16-year-old drivers, the rate dropped 68%, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Those drops can be partially attributed to graduated driver licensing laws that...
KickingTiresOne day ??? sooner than you'd think ??? you'll be able to purchase a new car that is fully capable of driving itself. Although it's still a few years off, many automakers now offer elements of what will become an......
Tags: BBC, Passenger Cars, Automotive Equipment, Electronics, Nissan
KickingTiresWe already have cars that can park themselves, and it looks like vehicles that can predict and prevent a traffic jam are just around the corner. Ford is developing a system that enables a vehicle to automatically keep pace with......
Tags: Infiniti, Sting, Travel, Ford, Road Transportation
KickingTiresWhen the EPA downgraded the highway mileage estimate for the new BMW 328 to 33 mpg from 36 mpg, it was a big deal. Automakers don't routinely see that kind of change from the agency when releasing a new model.......
KickingTiresWhat if someone told you there will soon be cars on the market that get 125 to 240 mpg? What if that same person told you it's possible to phase out oil entirely by 2050 and run a 158% larger......
KickingTiresU.S. traffic fatalities in 2010 fell to the lowest levels since 1949, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Fatalities dropped 2.9% from 2009, to 32,885. Before this recent announcement, 2009???s data represented the lowest fatalities seen...
KickingTiresWe???ve talked about the apparent disparity between the Chevrolet Equinox???s stated gas mileage and its real-world returns. ???On the road??? from Union Grove, Wis., is noticing the same thing in the new 2012 Equinox. The reader does a lot of......
Tags: Passenger Cars, Travel, Pontiac, Chevrolet, Road Transportation
KickingTiresCiting more than 3,000 highway deaths from distracted driving in 2010, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a set of distracted-driving guidelines today. The auto industry and the public will have 60 days to comment on the proposal ??? the......
KickingTiresThe roads are full of annoying motorists, and navigating the sea of distracted drivers can be dangerous and maddening. There are the tailgaters, the turn-signal averse, the left-lane hoggers ... the list goes on ... and on. But what behavior......
Tags: Travel, Consumers, Cell Phones, Road Transportation
KickingTiresTo put Cars.com's 2011 Nissan Leaf through a series of long-distance, boundary-pushing trips, I commuted in it for a week, about 43 miles each way. The Leaf charges fully during the day using a Level 2 public charging station. At......
KickingTiresI was excited to test-drive the newly redesigned 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec. I've never had a chance to drive the ML, having assigned a previous test ML to Cars.com Family reviewer, Sara Lacey, who fell so hard for it that......
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