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New AAA guide helps motorists go green

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The American Automobile Association (AAA) is helping motorists go green. They publish an annual Green Car Guide and they publicize initiatives on recycling lead-acid car batteries. The guide reports on fuel-efficient vehicles, the latest features to consider while car shopping,…
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Red light cameras save lives

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Recent studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that red light camera programs in 79 U.S. cities saved an estimated 1300 lives through 2014. When the red light cameras were shut off, fatal red-light running crashes shot…
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Cars are becoming safer, thanks to technology

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Although many of us cringe at the number of people staring at the cellphones or other devices, instead of socially interacting, technology does have its good points. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently released their list of 2017…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The pros

Self-driving Toyota Prius navigating a test course

Industry predictions say that there will be 10 million self-driving vehicles on the road by 2020. Even now, companies like Google, Mercedes, BMW and Tesla have already or will soon release self-driving features giving the vehicle some autonomous functions. To…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 2: The cons

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In my previous article, “Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The Pros,” I discussed the touted benefits of self-driving cars. However, not everyone is excited about these vehicles. There is a con side, which I am presenting here….
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