News tagged with highways

US drivers talk and text as much as ever

Americans are using cellphones and other gadgets behind the wheel as much as ever, despite widespread awareness of the risks involved, a federal government agency said Friday.

dateApr 05, 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 Me ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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Non-glaring photovoltaic installations

Before a photovoltaic installation may be constructed, engineers calculate, for some selected days in the year, when and where the interfering light reflections occur, especially if airports, highways or ...

dateMar 04, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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US to examine technology for automated cars

(AP)—Cars that drive themselves may hold the potential to save thousands of lives, an Obama administration safety official said Tuesday, as the U.S. government prepares to launch a research initiative to determine the safety ...

dateOct 23, 2012 in Engineering
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US expands Hyundai Elantra air bag probe

(AP)—U.S. safety regulators have added two model years to an investigation of an air bag problem with Hyundai Elantras that cut a car owner's ear in half.

dateSep 17, 2012 in Other
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