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Study: Car ‘safety’ systems can lead to distracted driving

Automakers continue to offer partially autonomous driving systems that affect a vehicle’s speed, braking and steering. While manufacturers tout the safety benefits of these systems, researchers say “not so fast.” A recent investigation by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows some of these systems may be lulling drivers into a false sense of security and encouraging distractions while they’re behind the wheel. Research focuses on two automated systems The IIHS teamed with the...

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What should you do after an automobile accident?

In the moments and minutes immediately after a car accident, you might not realize the severity of your injuries. An auto accident is a tremendously jarring experience, and when shock sets in, you might not experience the pain and trauma from an injury until that shock wears off. In these first moments, it is vital that you assess your situation, the injuries to you and any passengers, and your orientation on the road or an adjacent area to determine whether that position presents an immediate...

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