Archives for January 2014

Fast & Fatal: The Deadly Risks of Speeding

A new coroner's report on actor Paul Walker's death suggests that the car he was riding in may have been going 100 miles per hour just before the fatal accident. Investigators haven't found any mechanical function to cause the accident. Witnesses  have reportedly told police that the car was driving at a very high rate of speed, with some witnesses estimating the speed to be more than 100 miles … [Read more...]

New Technology Expected to Reduce Distracted Driving

The annual Consumer Electronics Show opens in Las Vegas on Jan. 7 and reports indicate that Google and carmaker Audi plan to unveil a jointly-produced device that could make distracted driving a thing of the past. The unnamed technology would build smartphone-like devices directly into vehicles. The devices would allow drivers to download the entire universe of Android apps and would be activated … [Read more...]