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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, 2014 11:09 PM

Better check the tread, and stay safe.

 

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Steven M. Sweat's curator insight, March 9, 2014 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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Diesel fumes linked to increased lung cancer risk

Diesel fumes linked to increased lung cancer risk | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
A study has found diesel fumes could be responsible for as many as six per cent of all lung cancer deaths in the UK and USA.
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‘Keys Please’ to promote safe transport for Byron youth

‘Keys Please’ to promote safe transport for Byron youth | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
9 December 2013Fergus Gammie, Deputy Director General of Transport for NSW today announced the NSW Government will provide $23,000 funding for the ‘Keys Please’ project in Byron Shire to encourage young people to follow safe driver and travel...
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Does the Ford Mustang have a ‘burnout’ function

Does the Ford Mustang have a ‘burnout’ function | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Ford hints at secret world first features for the new Mustang. Could it be a system to execute the perfect burnout?

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Very concerning if it does...

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Road Wars app turns safe driving into a game

Road Wars app turns safe driving into a game | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Road Wars for iOS brings gamification to safe driving. (Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET) Most motorists know by now that texting and driving can be more dangerous than drinking and driving.
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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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Germany to toll foreign autobahn drivers: report

Germany to toll foreign autobahn drivers: report | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Germany will decide tomorrow whether it should toll foreigners who use the country’s famed autobahn roadways .
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Holden manufacturing history | mega gallery

Holden manufacturing history | mega gallery | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Take a scroll down memory lane with our pictorial account of Holden's manufacturing heritage.

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Queensland To Review Speed Limits On 100 Roads

Queensland To Review Speed Limits On 100 Roads | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Queensland will undertake its first major speed-limit review since 1997 next month, with 100 of the state’s roads to be considered.
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Coles And Woolworths To Limit Fuel Discount Offers

Coles And Woolworths To Limit Fuel Discount Offers | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths have announced an end to temporary mass-discounting of fuel products through ‘shopper-dockets’.
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