• GM recalling nearly 780,000 older compact cars

GM recalling nearly 780,000 older compact cars

  • February 14th, 2014

General Motors is recalling almost 780,000 older-model compact cars in North America because a faulty ignition switch can shut off the engines without warning and cause crashes.

The company says six people have died in […]

Will Vehicles Communicate with Each Other in the Future?

  • February 4th, 2014

In a move that signals a great technological leap forward for the auto industry, the federal government announced Monday that it will take steps to require all new cars and light trucks to communicate […]

  • Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

  • January 2nd, 2014

A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: […]

  • Devices help parents monitor teens driving

Devices help parents monitor teens driving

  • December 5th, 2013

Some auto insurers in Texas are offering moms and dads a way to monitor their teens’ driving habits perhaps giving them some ammunition to take away their kid’ cars or information for a little […]

  • Distracted bus, Train drivers under scrutiny

Distracted bus, Train drivers under scrutiny

  • December 5th, 2013

An 8 month old girl in a stroller was killed when a bus driver talking on a cellphone jumped the curb and toppled a light pole in a New Jersey suburb in July.  Seven […]

Government speeding up car safety system research

  • November 22nd, 2013

The government is speeding up research on safety systems that automatically prevent drivers from operating their cars if they are drunk or aren’t properly buckled in.

Officials said they expect to decide by year’s end […]

  • King Tut May Be Earliest Known Accident Victim

King Tut May Be Earliest Known Accident Victim

  • November 5th, 2013

King Tutanhamun may be the most well known ruler of ancient egypt.  He became Pharaoh at the age of 9, reigned for 10 years, and died mysteriously at age 19 more than 3,300 years […]

State lawmaker Dukes injured in I-35 wreck

  • August 6th, 2013

State Rep. Dawnna Dukes suffered whiplash and a possible concussion in an Interstate 35 collision Thursday near San Marcos.

Dukes, stopped behind a tractor-trailer, was alone in her white Jeep when she was struck by […]