A California panel has ruled that a driver for cab service Uber is an employee—a decision with potentially major implications for a global startup which relies on independent contractors.
The utopian vision of the motor vehicle is an onboard autodriver much like that of the autopilot in aircraft which takes over the task of driving, freeing up the human driver to work, rest or play. This is becoming an engineering ...
Drowsy drivers take a heavy toll on the nation's highways. So finding a reliable way to test for fatigue to mitigate its potential damage could have a significant impact on highway safety.
Restricting teenagers from driving unsupervised at night, and introducing strict penalties and other licensing requirements, could reduce crashes significantly, according to research.
Uber has released a free game that lets iPhone and iPad users test their skills as drivers for the controversial on-demand car ride service.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor said Wednesday it has become the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model sold in the US market.
Advanced eye tracking technology applied to driver training by a Perth company is improving drivers' hazard perception skills.
Thousands of Mexico City taxi drivers snarled traffic in the mega-capital on Monday in a protest demanding that the government ban US ride-sharing service Uber.
The Hungarian tax authority fined Uber drivers in its first probe against the ride-sharing service which the economy ministry said Saturday "ignores passenger safety" and must be made to follow regulations.