July 15, 2018 11:41 PM How dangerous are Toronto streets for the city's cyclists?
Cyclists in Toronto are raising concerns about the risks of riding bikes following a rash of deaths this summer. How dangerous is it to saddle up in Canada's largest city? That experience has led the 66-year-old biking enthusiast to a controversial opinion - that Toronto is the most perilous city in the world to be a cyclist. "If you have to have to - for any length 70
July 14, 2018 12:29 PM Ricky Stenhouse warns Kyle Busch to stop 'running his mouth'
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had no apology for Kyle Busch about the accidents caused at Daytona last week, but he did warn the Cup points leader to stop "running his mouth." Stenhouse had taken the blame during and after the July 7 race for the accident where he slid into Busch, but the Roush Fenway Racing driver didn't reach out to Busch during the week before 73
July 11, 2018 12:55 PM Another Disney World worker suffers industrial accident hours after cast member was killed
A man fell at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom Lodge the same day a 33-year-old cast member suffered a fatal accident. (Walt Disney World) Police in Orange County, Fla., have confirmed that a second Walt Disney World employee was injured in an industrial accident at the park, just hours after a different worker was killed in a separate accident on Monday 183
July 6, 2018 5:03 AM Mitsubishi Bets People Will Reveal Their Driving Habits to Insurers—For a Freebie
Japanese car maker has debuted rewards-linked smartphone app Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is trying a novel approach to get more American car owners interested in sharing driving data with auto insurers: $10 off an oil change. The Japanese car maker has debuted a game-like interface to entice more of its vehicle owners in the U.S. to sign up for a smartphone 87
July 4, 2018 4:45 PM Jason Pierre-Paul Shows Graphic Fireworks Injury Pics
Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't want anyone to go through the same devastating injury that he did on the 4th of July several years ago -- and he's hoping some very graphic pictures of his firework injury will prevent future accidents. The NFL star blew off most of his hand during an accident back in 2015 -- and required several major surgeries. Now JPP is revealing 52
June 28, 2018 9:04 PM AT&T to pay $5.25 million to settle U.S. probe into '911' call outages
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) will pay $5.25 million to settle a U.S. investigation after two outages in 2017 prevented about 15,000 callers from making emergency “911” calls, the company and a federal regulator said on Thursday. The Federal Communications Commission said Thursday AT&T had agreed to make changes to reduce the likelihood and impact 69
June 15, 2018 2:08 PM Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'
Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots' Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers. Properly arranged mirrors normally ensure that truck drivers can see all areas in front of and beside their vehicles. But a series 44
May 24, 2018 8:00 AM A Train Crash in Northern Italy Has Left 2 People Dead and 18 Injured
Two people were killed and 18 others injured when a regional train collided with a truck in northern Italy on Wednesday, Reuters reports. The train, running on a line that connects the cities of Turin and Ivrea in Italy’s northern Piedmont region, crashed into a freight truck that had broken through a crossing barrier and become stuck on the tracks 70
May 14, 2018 11:45 PM Tesla that crashed into truck was on autopilot, driver says
The Tesla Model S fear-ended a fire truck that was stopped at a red light around 6:30 p.m., the South Jordan Police Department said. Witnesses said the vehicle's brakes didn't appear to be deployed just before the collision. The 28-year-old driver told investigators that the Tesla's semi-autonomous autopilot mode was activated, and that she was looking 72
April 9, 2018 5:40 AM Philippines coast guard seeks 17 missing after marine accidents
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine coast guard was searching on Monday for 17 crew of a landing craft that went adrift south of the capital, Manila, one of three weekend accidents at sea, an agency spokesman said. Sea accidents are frequent in the Philippines, comprised of more than 7,000 islands, with lax regulations, aging marine vessels and strong 64