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Where in America Are Drivers Most Likely to Have a Wreck?

Driving a car is always risky, but if you want to stay safe, you may want to avoid the nation’s capital.

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Amazing Daughter Lifts Car Off Trapped Dad

A 22-year-old Virginia woman performed a remarkable feat last Saturday when she reportedly lifted a car off her father who was pinned beneath, then saved his life with CPR.

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F.A. Porsche, Designer of the Legendary Porsche 911, Dies at the Age of 76

Fans of Porsche models like the 911 are in mourning after its iconic designer, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, died earlier this week at the age of 76.

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Do You Think Amarillo Is Big Enough To Warrant A Flying Car?

It looks as though science fiction is moving towards becoming science fact. At least in the world of cars and transportation.

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Will Uninsured Drivers Still Be Able to Buy Gas?

Uninsured driving is a serious matter in the eyes of the government, but perhaps none more so than for UK officials. In fact, some government authorities from across the pond would like to prohibit gas stations from letting those people fill up their tanks.

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What Was the Most Stolen Car of 2011?

When it comes to grand theft auto, thieves seem to go for the largest vehicles possible.

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Why Kia Just May Be the Best Car to Buy — Dollars and Sense

Kelley Blue Book’s first-ever ‘Total Cost of Ownership Award Winners‘ considered factors like purchase price, fuel expenditures and expected maintenance and depreciation to come up with the cars it says have the lowest-projected overall cost of ownership.

The big winner in the brand category? South Korean automaker Kia.

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US Government Agency Begs to End Cell Phone Use While Driving — Health Check

Studies about the dangers of using a cell device while driving have produced mixed results — some say talking or texting behind the wheel can increase the odds of a crash exponentially, while others say the perils are few.

Regardless, the National Transportation Safety Board is so convinced of the dangers of “distracted driving” that it’s now called for a nationwide ban on non-emergency cell phone use while driving. Even hands-free devices are not excluded.

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Could the Dangers of Driving and Using a Cell Phone Be a Bunch of Baloney? — Health Check

In recent years, study after study has raised the alarm about the dangers of talking on the phone while driving, with some saying you could be four times as likely to have a crash if you’re using a phone behind the wheel.

But new research indicates it may have been much ado about nothing.

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What’s the Most Stolen Car on the Road Today?

New data from the Highway Loss Data Institute, which uses auto insurance claims to track the cars most likely to be stolen or broken into, says the most popular car with thieves is the Cadillac Escalade.

It’s the fourth year in a row the luxury SUV has topped the list, with about 10 of every 1,000 Escalades on the road falling victim to criminals. In a statement, Escalade maker GM said a number of theft-deterrent systems, such as sensors and better steering column locks, have been added to newer Escalades to combat the problem.

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