News tagged with car drivers

Ford buys software startup Livio

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it acquired the startup company Livio in a bid to accelerate its efforts to help drivers safely access content on their smartphone while on the road.

dateSep 26, 2013 in Software
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California adopts car-sharing service regulations

Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved Thursday by California regulators.

dateSep 19, 2013 in Other
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Action urged to deal with handheld phone use in cars

(HealthDay)—Strong action is urged to tackle the growing problem of handheld phone use and texting while driving, according to a viewpoint published in the March 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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How will smart cars affect the future of driving?

California, Nevada, and Florida have already made driverless cars street-legal, and continuing advances in the technology have led many to predict that the commercialization of automated vehicles is a real possibility in ...

dateOct 05, 2012 in Engineering
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