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November is prime deer-crash season

Find out where Maryland and Virginia rank on State Farm's deer crash list.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:43am EDT

Tags: deer, dave dildine, State Farm

Study: Teens take more deadly risks with peers in car

Speeding, drinking and driving late at night are more likely to occur among 16- and 17-year-old teen drivers as the number of their teenage passengers increases, a study by AAA says.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 07:40am EDT

Tags: AAA, veronica robinson, Lacey Mason, The New York Times

Silver drivers in the spotlight again

Laws adding requirements for silver drivers seeking to renew their license vary in the D.C. Metro area.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: seniors, safety, DMV, MVA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Federal Highway Administration

Do you have a spare tire?

Do you have a spare tire? No, we are not talking about your waist, we are talking about what's in your car's trunk. Before you set off on a winter driving trip, you may want to take a look in the trunk and see how your vehicle is equipped.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 07:30am EDT

Tags: cars, Call for Action

Study: Risky driving and higher death rates linked

A new study shows that those with major driving violations have an 70 percent higher mortality rate compared with overall mortality rates.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 04:38am EDT

Tags: driving violations, auto insurance, del walters, life insurance, Motor Vehicle Record Mortality Study

Young drivers think they're safe despite distractions

The youngest drivers tend to think it's possible to drive safely while distracted.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 06:25am EDT

Tags: darci marchese, texting, Bridgestone, teen drivers

Car gets 3,000 miles to the gallon

A head-turning car designed by college students gets 3,000 miles per gallon, enough to drive across the country on a single tank of gas.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 04:38am EDT

Tags: gas, del walters, lamina, fuel efficiency, car gets 3,000 miles a gallon

Why are fewer teens driving? Blame the economy

It used to be that getting a driver's license was a right of passage for teenagers -- but fewer and fewer teens are rushing to get behind the wheel.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 10:32am EDT

Tags: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Frontier Group, drivers license

Reinventing the steering wheel rules

A rule is changing that's been around since the invention of the wheel.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 10:44am EDT

Tags: cars, airbags

200,000 is the new 100,000 for cars

More and more cars have odometers with 200,000 miles on them.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: odometer, mileage, sprawl & crawl

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