(AP)—Many motorists do not know it, but it is likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride.
Engineers have known for some time that if cars could only "talk" to each other, they could avoid a lot of accidents.
(AP) -- Auto dashboards are becoming an arcade of text messages, GPS images, phone calls and web surfing, the government says, and it's asking carmakers to curb those distractions when vehicles are moving.
A U.S. government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear them coming.
The federal agency tasked with keeping US roadways safe suppressed research seven years ago on the dangers of cellphone use while driving, fearing political fallout from the study, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
(AP) -- For all the criticism and new legal bans, texting by drivers just keeps increasing, especially among younger motorists.