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Video: Mythbusters tests which is more efficient, four-way stop or roundabout [w/poll]

Video: Mythbusters tests which is more efficient, four-way stop or roundabout [w/poll] | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Etc., Videos, Celebrities, TV/Movies
In the US, the four-way-stop intersection is king, with little competition from roundabouts. In Europe, things are reversed, and the roundabout is much more common than four-way-stop intersections.
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Motoring acronyms

Motoring acronyms | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Here's help with the ABCs of motoring acronyms.

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Rearview Camera Now Standard on 2015 Buick Models

Rearview Camera Now Standard on 2015 Buick Models | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
General Motors has added a rear-view camera to all 2015 Buick models to help reduce back-up crashes, the automaker has announced.
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Online videos bolster Road Rules Awareness Week 2014

Online videos bolster Road Rules Awareness Week 2014 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
24 February 2014The Centre for Road Safety has developed a series of online video animations for this year’s Road Rules Awareness week, beginning today, which gives all road users an annual reminder to ensure they are up to speed with the road rules.
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A lesson on tyre selection

A lesson on tyre selection | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
When it comes to buying tyres we’re pretty sure most AUSmotive readers won’t skimp out and will buy something that will provide better than average performance in wet and dry conditions.
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Tire Safety Myths and Tips

Tire Safety Myths and Tips | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Whether it's the middle of a historic winter blizzard or a scorching, sticky summer day, properly maintained tires keep vehicles on the road and running safely.
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Robbins & Associates's curator insight, March 8, 11:09 PM

Better check the tread, and stay safe.

 

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Steven M. Sweat's curator insight, March 9, 12:59 PM

It is a recipe for disaster to ride around on tires that have anything less than optimal tread. The resulting loss of traction contributes to scores of auto accidents every year. Find out how to know if you need to replace your tires for your family's safety:


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Comment: we can stop the driveway deaths

Comment: we can stop the driveway deaths | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Every new vehicle should be mandated to have a rear-view camera.

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LED wheels turn into mobile screens

LED wheels turn into mobile screens | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Novel tech dresses up wheels to display images on the move.

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Speed ad - Mistakes - New Zealand #sorrybro

No one should pay for a mistake with their life. When we drive, we share the road with others, so the speed we choose to travel at needs to leave room for an...
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Safe Journeys have really started to take the lead over that last few years with the massive success of their 'Ghost chips' campaign and more recently, the 'blazed driving' ads comparing parental driving styles while under the nfluence of drugs.

 

This new Speed campaign embraces the enevitable and homes in on those few short seconds where the fatal crash is forseen and the events occuring.

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Official: Chevy announces broad deployment of 4G LTE with OnStar [w/videos]

Official: Chevy announces broad deployment of 4G LTE with OnStar [w/videos] | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: CES, Technology, Videos, Chevrolet, Infotainment The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is rapidly becoming a major stage on which automakers show off their latest and greatest goodies designed to make the lives of drivers easier...
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2013 national road toll falls by 8 per cent

2013 national road toll falls by 8 per cent | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The headline stat from the 2013 national road toll is promising news showing fatalities fell by 8 per cent.
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Metaio ‘Wearable’ Automotive Manual Debuts At Consumer Electronics Show

Metaio ‘Wearable’ Automotive Manual Debuts At Consumer Electronics Show | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Augmented-reality group Metaio will demonstrate a wearable automotive manual at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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British firm creates RF Safe-Stop system which sends radio frequency pulses to shut down car engine

British firm creates RF Safe-Stop system which sends radio frequency pulses to shut down car engine | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
UK-based E2V company is working on a system which can remotely shut down a car's engine.
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Video: Dashcam captures woman in calmest car roll ever

Video: Dashcam captures woman in calmest car roll ever | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Etc., Safety, Videos
If you were driving in the rain on a two-lane highway, caught a tire on the edge of the pavement and flipped your car, what would you do? Let out a yelp, maybe a scream?
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Petrol Tax – we need a fairer deal

Petrol Tax –  we need a fairer deal | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
  NRMA will fight for a better deal for road users and seek a guaranteed share of tax revenue directed to infrastructure Rest assured, NRMA will keep fighting for a fairer deal for motorists, after the Federal Budget revealed the Australian...
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Road toll drives need for more safety tech

Road toll drives need for more safety tech | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Expert says flood of new features requires constant development to dent accident rate.
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Report: Are car seats of the future self-adjusting?

Report: Are car seats of the future self-adjusting? | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Technology
In 2010, automotive supplier Faurecia showed off a car seat that, via Bluetooth communication with a smartphone app, would adjust itself based on information the occupant had entered.
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Volvo's concept Roam Delivery service brings your groceries right to the trunk of your car

Volvo's concept Roam Delivery service brings your groceries right to the trunk of your car | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
(Credit: Volvo) The drive-through, the ultimate in mobile convenience, has finally been bested. Now, thanks to the connected car efforts of Volvo and Ericsson, the food can come to your car, regardless of where it is.
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This is amazing. Some security tweeks to be made but a great concept.

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2014 Ford Ranger Gets ANCAP-approved Bull-Bar

2014 Ford Ranger Gets ANCAP-approved Bull-Bar | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Ford has lifted the appeal of its ‘PX’ Ranger pickup with the addition of a new $2107 heavy-duty steel bull-bar for 2014.
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City of Hamburg plans to eliminate cars

City of Hamburg plans to eliminate cars | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Germany's second-biggest city wants its 8m residents to be car-free in 15-20 years.

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The car that will dob on you if you’re drowsy

The car that will dob on you if you’re drowsy | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Auto-pilot Audi will call the cops if you fall asleep at the wheel.

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Report: Uber driver kills 6-year-old pedestrian, raises questions about company's liability [w/video]

Report: Uber driver kills 6-year-old pedestrian, raises questions about company's liability [w/video] | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology
On New Year's Eve, an Uber driver struck a family of three as they were crossing a San Francisco street.
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Uber up in arms over French taxi law delaying pickup times

Uber up in arms over French taxi law delaying pickup times | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Europe, Government/Legal, Work, Specialty Uber and authorities in France are heading for a bit of a fight following new laws in the country requiring that car services need to wait a minimum of 15 minutes after receiving a pickup...
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Report: NYC to track traffic fatalities on website as new mayor vows to end them in 10 years

Report: NYC to track traffic fatalities on website as new mayor vows to end them in 10 years | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety
A world without traffic fatalities sounds like a pretty nice future.
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ETC: Michigan museum offers Model T driving classes

ETC: Michigan museum offers Model T driving classes | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Classics, Etc., Ford
Halfway between Detroit and Chicago, there is a car museum that gives visitors a unique level of interaction with antique cars.
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Coca-Cola Adds 100 Hybrid Delivery Vans to Fleet

Coca-Cola Adds 100 Hybrid Delivery Vans to Fleet | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola plans to roll out 100 gasoline-electric hybrid Chevrolet Express vans into its delivery fleet by the end of the year following their conversion with an XL Hybrids powertrain.
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