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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.


The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Study: 1 in 24 Drivers Fall Asleep Behind the Wheel

This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving. And health officials think the number is probably higher.


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Accidents Snarl Traffic For Morning Commute Around DC

Accidents are snarling traffic, creating a nightmare morning commute around the DC region.


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Cops: Texting While Driving Accounts For 34 Percent Of Crashes In Construction Zones

A survey of 402 law enforcement officers in Northern Virginia revealed texting while driving is the primary offense of drivers in construction zones — surpassing speeding, aggressive driving and even failure to obey changing traffic patterns.



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