News tagged with highways

Driver drowsiness detected by Eyetracker

Car drivers must be able to react quickly to hazards on the road at all times. Dashboard-mounted cameras help keep drivers alert. At the VISION trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, researchers are presenting ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Engineering
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Feds to probe cause of runaway Prius in California

(AP) -- A Toyota Prius that sped out of control on a California freeway was towed to a dealership Tuesday while federal and company inspectors converged on the car to determine whether a stuck gas pedal was ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Business
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Government posting wealth of data to Internet

(AP) -- The Obama administration on Friday is posting to the Internet a wealth of government data from all Cabinet-level departments, on topics ranging from child car seats to Medicare services.

dateJan 22, 2010 in Internet
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Smarter cars are gaining traction (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lives can depend on a vehicle's moment-by-moment traction. New European technology promises to make cars as good as experienced, alert drivers at sensing and adjusting to wet, snowy or icy ...

dateDec 21, 2009 in Engineering
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