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U.S. Road Deaths Are Falling, But Here's Where They're On The Rise

U.S. Road Deaths Are Falling, But Here's Where They're On The Rise

Yes, we’re getting safer, and road deaths are falling (slightly), both in the U.S. and over a broad group of countries that are working together to improve safety. Yet there’s no resting on laurels here. The projected reduction in U.S. road fatalities is less than a tenth of a percent... read more

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Utah Truck Driver Wins Lamborghini, Crashes It Within Hours: Video

When you spend all day driving Frito-Lay trucks, it's probably hard not to daydream about what it might be like to have something far more nimble, attractive, and valuable to... read more December 20, 2011 by  2

2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Ford F-150 Recalled, Chevy Volt Turns One: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the North American Car and Truck Of The Year Finalists are announced and we put together a holiday gift guide for the hybrid driver in your life... read more December 16, 2011 by  0

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Hybrid Owners Safer In Crashes, More Dangerous To Pedestrians

We have good news and bad news for hybrid owners. First, the good news: a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute indicates that you're less likely to be injured in a... read more November 17, 2011 by  0


Auto Accidents Are The Leading Cause Of Death For Veterans

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among veterans who have recently returned from deployment. Today... read more November 11, 2011 by  0

2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design First Drive

2013 Ford Flex Revealed, Porsche's Ferrari Fighter: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Volvo S60 as Ford reveals the refreshed 2013 Flex. Toyota ups the price of being an early adopter of fuel cells, and Chrysler's... read more November 8, 2011 by  0

2010 Mercury Mountaineer

Woman Runs From Fender-Bender, Jumps Off 70-Ft. Bridge To Escape

Following scene that sounds like it's straight from a pulp action novel, a Philadelphia woman is lucky to be alive today--and certainly in the running for a Darwin award. The... read more October 7, 2011 by  14

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That Stench Near Washington, DC? It's Not The Politics, For Once

Pause a moment to give thanks for the road cleanup crews of the world, because the work they do is sometimes [excrement]. Yesterday, crews in Howard County, Maryland, had to... read more September 19, 2011 by  0

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Northeast Drivers Most Crash-Prone: Survey

If you live in the Northeast or visit there with any regularity, we’ve got some bad news for you: eight of the ten U.S. cities with the highest crash averages are in... read more September 7, 2011 by  0

Subaru XV teaser

Subaru XV, Gay-Marriage Win, Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Car News Headlines

Is the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet the most hated car of 2011? [TheCarConnection] A new study by the NHTSA says anti-rollover systems reduce crash risks and save lives... read more August 10, 2011 by  0

2008 Chrysler Town & Country

2012 Mazda3, Chrysler And Dodge Minivan Recall, Next-Gen Focus RS: Today's Car News

The refreshed 2012 Mazda3 will get a 40-mpg rating thanks to SkyActiv engines. [TheCarConnection] The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan are being... read more August 5, 2011 by  0

2007 Nissan 350Z

At Your Own Risk: These Vehicles Have The Highest Death Rates

It's might be hard to believe looking at safety equipment lists, or even crash-test results, but you're statistically a few hundred times more likely to die if you're behind... read more June 9, 2011 by  0

Teen driving

Report: Summer Months Hazardous For Teen Drivers

If you’re the parent of a teen driver, the American Automobile Association has a warning for you: seventy percent of the top-ten deadliest days for teen drivers occur... read more June 6, 2011 by  0

Randy Savage homepage

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Crash At 58

"Macho Man" Randy Savage, one of the most famous professional wrestlers of the 1980s, if not all time, died in a car accident today in Tampa, Florida. According to his... read more May 20, 2011 by  0

2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

CDC: Highway Fatalities Cost $41 Billion Annually

Road fatalities do more than take away loved ones, coworkers, and community members; they also leave an economic impact. For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control... read more May 13, 2011 by  1

South Carolina crashes Jeep into church

15-Year Old Teen Girl Steals Jeep, Crashes Into Church: Video

Just a couple of days after we reported about teen drivers needing more training behind the wheel, a new video has surfaced showing the extraordinary situation of a teenage... read more April 13, 2011 by  2


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