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Impaired driving warnings rise as more states, Canada legalize pot

Impaired driving warnings rise as more states, Canada legalize pot

WASHINGTON -- U.S. transportation safety officials are sounding the alarm on drug-impaired driving, calling for state and federal regulators to do more to tackle the growing problem as states grapple with prescription drug abuse and adopt a more permissive stance on marijuana. And on Wednesday, ...

The USA built off-road motor home for a million dollars

The USA built off-road motor home for a million dollars

Company EarthRoamer of Colorado, specializing in the creation of expeditionary vehicles, unveiled its new project called the XV-XD. The car is twice as long as Mercedes-Maybach S600 is designed for the comfortable journey to the most unexplored places. EarthRoamer XV-HD is built on the platform ...

For BMW owners will create TECH superkey

For BMW owners will create TECH superkey

Finally, automakers began to seriously increase the functionality of the keys, turning them into a truly high-tech gadgets. New Keychain for BMW 7 Series resembles rather a small smartphone, rather than banal device to unlock the car. But most importantly, with the key can be remotely "steer". ...

U.S. Investigates Failing Air Bags in Hyundai, Kia Cars

U.S. Investigates Failing Air Bags in Hyundai, Kia Cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Saturday it is opening a probe into why some air bags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six injured. The agency said it was ...

U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving r&d

U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving r&d

WASHINGTON -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels, pedals and mirrors. The auto safety agency "intends to reconsider the necessity and ...

DOT, NHTSA roll out latest AV testing guidance

DOT, NHTSA roll out latest AV testing guidance

The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out the third installment of its autonomous-vehicle policy guidance, pledging to review motor vehicle safety standards, better understand the commercial and labor effects of autonomous tech and streamline the testing of self-driving cars. ...