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New self-driving Freightliner Inspiration Truck licensed to drive on highways

Freightliner autonomous truck on highway

Earlier this year, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) introduced its Freightliner Inspiration Truck, the first licensed self-driving commercial truck to operate on limited U.S. public highways. Equipped with special sensors and computer hardware, the truck is fully certified to meet…
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The Volkswagen scandal and how it affects its car owners

Volkswagen Logo

It may be hard to believe, but Volkswagen, an icon of innovation and fuel-efficiency in the world of cars, has been lying through its teeth. Dubbed the “diesel dupe” and “dieselgate”, VW has been systematically putting high levels of carbon…
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Walmart suing own insurance companies for “bad faith” in Tracy Morgan accident

Semi truck crash

In late October 2015, Walmart filed a lawsuit against its own insurance companies claiming bad faith. The lawsuit states that the insurance companies refuse to pay their portions of the settlement reached with Saturday Night Live comedian Tracy Morgan. Walmart…
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Top 10 driving behaviors to avoid

Woman driving while eating muffin in one hand and holding coffee in other

When you’ve been driving as long as I have, you get to see some really crazy things that some drivers do. Some of them, like reading a newspaper while driving, are positively horrifying! Top 10 things to avoid doing when…
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Drunk Driving in Arkansas: BAC limits and jail time

Police administering sobriety test to drunk driver

In a recent article, I discussed Arkansas DWI and DUI penalties administered by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. In this article, I will discuss additional aspects of driving while intoxicated. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) limits in Arkansas Different…
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Arkansas DWI and DUI penalties

Intoxicated driver behind the wheel blurry road

Before you decide to sit behind the wheel after you have had a few drinks or taken legal or illegal drugs that can affect your driving judgment, consider the penalties for such actions in Arkansas. Arkansas DWI and DUI penalties…
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The psychology of bad driving behavior

Angry Driver at the wheel

Believe it or not, there is a decades-old branch of science called “traffic psychology.” It studies human and environmental factors that affect how we drive. Findings reveal that negative driving behaviors are shared by skilled drivers, as well as problem…
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