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File photo of a car accident. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

As Violent Crime Drops in Pr. George’s, Police Turn Focus To Road Deaths

While violent crime continues to fall in Prince George’s County, the number of people killed on the roads each year has stayed about the same, though this year with 59 so far the county is on pace to see a slight uptick from the previous two. That contrasts with a murder rate that’s down to 45 so far. Now police are planning to take the methods they used to help cut down violent crime and apply it to safety on the roads.

11/21/2014

WASHINGTON - JUNE 26:  Cars sit in heavy traffic on 14th Street as Constitution Avenue is closed off due to heavy flooding June 26, 2006 in Washington, DC. More than 5 inches or rain fell in the nation's capital yesterday as the east coast of the U.S. has been hit by torrential rains with more expected in the next several days.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Feds Consider Tech Requirements To Prevent Car Accidents, Drunk Driving

Federal officials are planning to announce Monday whether automakers should be required to equip new cars and light trucks with technology that enables vehicles to communicate with each other to prevent collisions. Such vehicle-to-vehicle communication could transform traffic safety.

02/03/2014

Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Survey: 90 Percent Of Drivers Consider Self-Driving Car For Cheaper Insurance

Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.

11/20/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Commerce: Secretary Bryson Suffered ‘Seizure’ In Hit-And-Run Crashes

Authorities say they’re investigating two traffic collisions allegedly caused by U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson that left him injured.

06/11/2012

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