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Much as the manual transmission has all but disappeared in the 21st Century, the idea of driving a car in the manner of a Steve McQueen may soon also be a thing of the past. Autonomous features will almost assuredly become mandatory -- and switching them off could become a too-expensive option.
When a plane carrying 239 people disappears and everyone is presumed dead, the world's TV networks devote hours of coverage to the tragedy. There seems a genuine attempt to learn from what happened in order to prevent the same death and destruction from ever occurring again. Contrast that to the reaction of death by automobile. In 2010 1,240,000 people died in vehicle crashes across the globe.
A shocking video, released by Abbotsford police as part of a road safety warning, shows a distracted driver who sends a pedestrian flying 50 feet in the air The video shows a 64-year-old pedestrian c...
For songwriters, there's something especially enticing and gruesome about a vehicular crash. From the sweet-sounding drag-race death tunes of the '60s to the real-life account of Kanye West's life-thr...
The crash that killed 11 people in southwestern Ontario Monday is not the first vehicle collision to claim many lives. Here are a few other notable examples:Oct. 8, 1989: A family reunion turned tragi...