For many cellphone app-based game enthusiasts, the new game Pokemon Go is the latest fun diversion. For the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the game is just another way for motorists to take their focus off the road, where it belongs.
The city of Los Angeles recently took a small step toward making the roads safer for bicycle riders. Officials recently celebrated the addition of four bicycle traffic lights in the downtown area.
Back in April, we discussed a study of lane splitting by the University of California - Berkeley. As readers may recall, the study concluded that lane splitting, or the practice of motorcyclists riding between lanes of four-wheeled traffic on the highway, does not raise the risk of a collision.
A deadly car crash announced by automaker Tesla Motors Inc. may reveal a vulnerability in self-driving auto technology. Tesla says a motorist died when the Tesla he was driving crashed into a tractor-trailer while on autopilot mode.
Most of us would agree that our lives are worth more than our income. We are more than our jobs; we are spouses, parents, children, friends and members of the community.
It’s an old joke that United States Postal Service workers are constantly getting chased off their appointed rounds by neighborhood dogs. But it’s not funny to mail carriers who have been the victim of dog bites while on the job.