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April 1, 2018 8:45 AM Tesla car on Autopilot when fatal crash occurred, company says

Tesla defended its Autopilot feature, saying that while it doesn’t prevent all accidents, it makes them less likely to occur than vehicles without it. The Tesla vehicle involved in a fatal crash last month in Northern California was operating on Autopilot, the automaker has confirmed. But Tesla contends that the victim and a damaged freeway barrier share 76

March 19, 2018 9:57 PM A self-driving car killed a pedestrian in Arizona. Here’s what that means for Ford’s Miami test

A self-driving car killed a pedestrian in Arizona. Here’s what that means for Ford’s Miami test. Despite the Sunday accident in which a self-driving car killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., Ford’s autonomous vehicles will remain on South Florida roadways. Ford announced it had begun testing self-driving cars across Miami-Dade County last month. It has not experienced 54

March 14, 2018 6:58 PM Ford recalls 1.4 million cars because steering wheel can come off

Ford is recalling 1.4 million vehicles because the steering wheels can become loose and even come off while driving. The automaker says it is aware of two accidents and one injury that may have been caused by the problem. The affected models are the Ford Fusion and the Lincoln MKZ, both from model years 2014-2018. Ford (F) said the problem is that a steering 46

March 12, 2018 7:33 PM Seat belts could have protected nearly 2,500 back-seat car passengers injured in accidents in 2016 in New York: AAA

More than 2,000 back-seat car passengers in New York were injured because they failed to buckle up, according to AAA research released Monday. All told, 2,435 rear-seat passengers were hurt statewide — 211 seriously — in wrecks in 2016, the latest year the data is available, according to the AAA. The country’s largest automobile organization is urging 76

February 18, 2018 8:55 AM A Commercial Plane Has Crashed in Southern Iran, Killing All 66 People on Board

(TEHRAN, Iran) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780 kilometers (485 miles) 64

February 15, 2018 10:05 PM Concussion Blood Test Wins FDA Approval

New test could be useful in diagnosing brain injuries The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first blood test to evaluate concussions, otherwise known as mild traumatic brain injuries, in patients after accidents, military wounds, sports collisions and other causes. The blood test from Banyan Biomarkers Inc. could be useful in diagnosing brain 59

February 15, 2018 8:56 PM After Deaths, NTSB Issues Rail-Safety Recommendations

Federal agency’s guidance comes even before probes conclude in fatal crashes in South Carolina, New York The National Transportation Safety Board issued new safety recommendations Thursday as investigations continue looking into fatal rail accidents in South Carolina and New York. Following a fatal crash Feb. 4 outside Columbia, S.C., when an Amtrak 46

February 11, 2018 9:06 AM In secret deal, tax-backed Amtrak pays for private railroads' screwups: report

A CSX coal train, right, moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Md., Oct. 16, 2012. (Reuters) The Amtrak passenger rail line receives more than $1 billion in annual federal subsidies, but private railroads own 97 percent of the tracks upon which Amtrak trains travel. As part of the relationship between the publicly financed passenger 113

February 11, 2018 6:25 AM Bus plunges into ditch in southwestern Pakistan; 8 killed

QUETTA, Pakistan – A Pakistani official says a passenger bus bound for the city of Karachi has skidded off a road and plunged into a ditch in southwestern Pakistan, killing eight people. Salah Uddin, an official in Mastung district, says the bus was speeding in rainy conditions. He says two women and three children among the dead and that 15 people were injured 55

February 10, 2018 4:11 PM At least 27 killed in Indonesia bus crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A bus plunged from a hill while traveling on Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, killing at least 27 people, police said. Local police chief Muhammad Joni said 16 other people were hospitalized with injuries, some in critical condition, from the accident, which occurred on a winding slope in Subang district of West Java province 46