Category Archives: fox-news/auto/attributes/safety

{FD} Daredevil motorcyclist performs ‘Superman’ stunt on busy Texas highway, video shows

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A shocking video captured a motorcyclist performing stunts while riding on a San Antonio highway on Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspected drunk driver wrecks 5-seat car with 10 occupants in it

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Seven children among them. Continue reading

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{FD} Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

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An “extremely organized” night of vandalism. Continue reading

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{FD} Soccer star Mohamed Salah spotted texting while driving, police investigating

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Police in England are investigating a viral video that shows Egyptian soccer star Mohammed Salah texting while driving. Continue reading

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{FD} This stinks: Septic truck dives into backyard pool

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“We don’t swim in your ******, please don’t crash your septic truck into our pool.” Continue reading

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{FD} Video shows camel trapped inside car after collision

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It wasn’t a mirage. Continue reading

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{FD} Cops stop car with mattress in passenger seat

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Drowsy driving is a major safety issue, but bringing your bed along for the ride isn’t the solution. Continue reading

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{FD} Dubai tourist racks up $45,000 in speeding tickets in 4 hours

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A British tourist in Dubai may be bringing home the worst souvenir ever after collecting $45,000 worth of speeding tickets in just four hours. Continue reading

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{FD} Semi-autonomous car safety systems flawed, study finds

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Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you’re not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns. Continue reading

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{FD} Nashville carjacking foiled by manual transmission

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Teen crooks need to go to driving school. Continue reading

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{FD} Ram is recalling 1.1 million pickups because their tailgates might open unintentionally

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Ram is recalling 1.1 million pickups in the U.S. because their tailgates may fly open while the trucks are in motion. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver blames accident on sneezing attack

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One moment she was having a sneezing fit and the next, her SUV had rear-ended a minivan. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee mom’s ‘nagging’ text to husband about car seat likely saved son’s life in accident

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A new mother’s “nagging” text to her husband about their infant son’s car seat likely saved his life during a car accident. Continue reading

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{FD} Just 2 drivers ticketed in first month of Idaho’s new ‘slowpoke’ law

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Idaho drivers must be pretty good…and fast. Continue reading

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{FD} Grizzly attacks cobra in Alaska. Shelby Cobra, that is

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When Tom Cotter walked outside into the crisp Alaska on Wednesday morning, he stopped dead in his tracks. Continue reading

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{FD} Egyptian ‘Kiki challenge’ dancers facing year in jail for traffic violations

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People who took to the streets in Egypt for an online dance challenge face penalties over allegations they endangered lives and violated public decency, the state media reported on Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida woman realizes she left child in hot car in dramatic police video

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An alert passerby is being credited with helping to avert a tragedy after spotting a baby left in the back seat of a car in Florida on Tuesday, according to police. Continue reading

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{FD} 140 mph lawmaker has a history as a vehicular law breaker

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An Arizona lawmaker already under fire for claiming legislative immunity during a traffic stop has a record of getting pulled over for speeding, and only got a warning each time, according to state police reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Uber driver caught peeing in bottle with passenger in car

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He couldn’t hold it, and she was ******. Continue reading

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{FD} I joined Saudi women drivers on their first long and winding road trip

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The idea of driving a car might seem like no big thing to those of us who have forgotten the giddy excitement of our first license — a memorable teen rite of passage for millions of Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} 81-year-old killed by 85-year-old driver in Walmart parking lot crash

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Struck at 25 to 30 mph. Continue reading

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{FD} Rod impales car windshield in crash, misses driver’s head by inches

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A motorist cheated death after a metal rod pierced his windscreen during a crash – missing his head by inches. Continue reading

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{FD} McLaren 720S sports car ‘destroyed’ in crash day after it was bought

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A driver in Fairfax County, Va., totaled a McLaren 720S luxury sports car just a day after it was purchased, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Van’s amazing 180 degree highway spin caught on camera

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This video captures the remarkable escape of a driver who hit a truck and spun 180 degrees on a motorway. Continue reading

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{FD} Police searching for gunman who shot at driver 3 times while she sat in traffic

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Amazingly, or intentionally, she was not injured. Continue reading

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{FD} Authorities investigate Jeep Wrangler burned in fireworks fiasco

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Sad day for American icon. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspected drunk driver tried to light cigarette with his burning car

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A suspected drunken driver went back to his burning car Sunday to try lighting his cigarette using the flames, according to the CHP. Continue reading

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{FD} Speeder caught driving 120 mph in a construction asks for a warning, gets something much worse

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Maybe it does hurt to ask. Continue reading

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{FD} Police free two dogs left in ‘blazing hot’ car

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These dramatic pictures show the moment police officers broke into a “blazing hot” car to free two sweltering dogs. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver in fatal self-driving Uber crash was reportedly watching ‘The Voice’

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A police report released Thursday on the deadly self-driving Uber accident in March reportedly revealed that the female backup driver had been watching “The Voice” prior to the crash. Continue reading

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{FD} Police report says autonomous Uber backup driver was streaming ‘The Voice’ at time of fatal crash

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An Arizona police report says the backup driver in an Uber autonomous SUV was streaming a television show on Hulu just before the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in March. Continue reading

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{FD} Man jumpstarting car finds rattlesnake under hood

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An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake. Continue reading

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{FD} Drunk teen stole golf cart for 3.5-mile McDonald’s run

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A drunk teenager who stole a golf buggy and then drove through a McDonald’s drive-thru has been banned from the roads for a year. Continue reading

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{FD} Rare $450,000 Ford GT burns in German street

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Good luck getting a loaner. Continue reading

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{FD} Drunk driver escapes after flipping car into pond

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A drunk driver ended up in the drink in England, when he flipped his car into a flooded field. Continue reading

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{FD} Burglar caught on camera defecating in driveway

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Police in New Jersey are searching for a suspected car burglar who left something behind. Continue reading

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{FD} GM executive wrecks Corvette pace car at Indycar’s Detroit Grand Prix

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As the old adage goes: “You broke it, you bought it.” Continue reading

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{FD} Street racer was going 102 mph when he fatally hit mother and toddler

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According to a newly released report, the 2018 Ford Mustang that police say hit and killed a mother and her young child on Bayshore Boulevard was doing “102 miles an hour before the driver began a hard breaking, right before the crash.” Continue reading

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{FD} Motorcycle racer Dan Kneen killed in world’s deadliest race

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The world’s deadliest race has claimed another life. Continue reading

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{FD} Hotel valet parks Porsche underneath car

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A hotel valet had a lucky escape — but the luxury sports car he was trying to park did not. Continue reading

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{FD} 13-year-old car thief leads police on 100 mph chase

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A 13-year-old boy was arrested in Houston on Wednesday after leading police on a high speed chase in a stolen car. Continue reading

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{FD} Fiat Chrysler recalling 4.8 million vehicles, says do not use cruise control

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Short circuit could prevent it from being turned off. Continue reading

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{FD} Toddler hit by alleged street racer who killed her mother also expected to die

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Three are facing charges connected to the tragedy. Continue reading

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{FD} Consumer Reports says it can’t recommend the Tesla Model 3

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Braking is bad. Continue reading

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{FD} Tesla driver found dead in car submerged in pond

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A California man was killed sometime this past weekend when he drove his Tesla Model S off of a road and into a pond in Castro Valley. Continue reading

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{FD} Jeep recalling 240,000 Liberty SUVs to fix defective suspension part

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Jeep is recalling nearly 240,000 SUVs in the United States to replace a suspension part that may break and cause drivers to lose control of the vehicles. Continue reading

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{FD} DOT reminds car owners to get airbags fixed, not drive 2006 Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series pickups

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The U.S. Department of Transportation is again urging owners of vehicles with defective Takata air bags to seek repairs immediately. Continue reading

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{FD} Car stolen with sick yellow lab inside

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Police in Boston are on the lookout for a stolen car and the canine cargo it was carrying. Continue reading

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{FD} Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in Arizona crash was in manual mode at time of incident

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Humans to blame all around. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas teen killed in crash after unbuckling seat belt to take selfie

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The parents of Kailee Mills are raising awareness after their daughter was killed in a crash in October after taking off her seat belt. Continue reading

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