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Automakers vow to put the brakes on rear-end collisions

“Friday’s announcement brings the rapidly changing auto industry one step closer to self-driving vehicles. Many cars are already available with automated features, including cruise control that speeds and slows with traffic, lane departure alerts with steering assistance and high beams that switch on in the absence of oncoming cars.” See More . . . Source: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hy-iihs-nhtsa-automatic-braking-20150911-story.htmlBy: Jerry Hirsch

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Florida’s bike death rate highest in nation

“The state developed a plan for tackling the issue in the 2013 Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Safety Plan, a 45-page report issued in 2013 by the Department of Transportation and the University of South Florida through its Center for Urban Transportation Research.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tbo.com/news/politics/floridas-bike-death-rate-highest-in-nation-20150829/By: EMERSON BRITO – Tribune staff

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Samsung Safety Truck

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Shrinking airline seats draw attention of U.S. transport committee

“At issue is the move by many carriers toward higher density aircraft. Airlines around the world, including American Airlines, KLM, Air France and Emirates among others, are expanding their high-cost, high-margin first and business class sections, but they don’t want to cut back on the number of paying passengers in economy. So they’re installing lighter, narrower seats and squeezing rows …

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