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{FD} Truck spills tons of fish onto farmer’s field

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School’s out! Continue reading

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{FD} Van smashes into home and kills 90-year-old woman

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Great-grandmother was sitting alone in her front room. Continue reading

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{FD} Video captures the moment toddler escapes from locked car

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This kid pushes all the right buttons. Continue reading

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{FD} Angry New York City Lyft passenger threatens driver, then steals his car

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An angry Lyft passenger turned car thief in Brooklyn this month after terrifying a driver and making off with his sedan. Continue reading

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{FD} Transport truck slams SUV on top of it into bridge

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A Volvo SUV slammed into a bridge in Scotland on Thusday, but not because it was a low one. Continue reading

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{FD} Racing driver survives dramatic 100 mph rollover wreck

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Escaped without a scratch. Continue reading

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{FD} Ford recalling 350,000 trucks for transmission problem

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Could be in wrong gear. Continue reading

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{FD} Ferrari F1 car hits pit crew member, cracks leg bones in half

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Gruesome injury caught on video. Continue reading

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{FD} 73-year-old survives crash through brick wall and down 10-foot drop

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The accidental stuntman. Continue reading

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{FD} NTSB to probe fiery Tesla crash in California

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It involved a Tesla electric SUV equipped with a semi-autonomous control system. Continue reading

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{FD} Shocking video surfaces of Valerie Thompson’s 343 mph motorcycle crash

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Valerie Thompson was going for the motorcycle land speed record of 376 mph when it all went wrong. Continue reading

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{FD} Potato truck topples in traffic circle

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A smash-up turned into a mash-up when a truck driver in England flipped his tractor trailer and spilled thousands of potatoes onto the road. Continue reading

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{FD} Motorcycle land speed record holder Valerie Thompson survives 343 mph crash

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Women’s motorcycle land speed world record holder Valerie Thompson survived a horror crash in Australia on Monday when her streamlined bike crashed at 343 mph. Continue reading

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{FD} Despite deadly crash, no signs that all Arizona autonomous car tests are being frozen

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Uber has suspended tests of its autonomous cars on public roads in Arizona in the wake of a fatal accident involving one in Tempe. Continue reading

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{FD} Ford recalling 1.4 million cars because the steering wheels can fall off

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Safety hazard confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Truck driver caught texting about texting laws

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It’s one thing to get caught texting while driving, but getting caught texting about texting while driving? Continue reading

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{FD} Driver walks away from shocking rollover crash caught on camera

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A driver survived a horror rollover crash in Australia that was caught on camera, and he even stuck the landing. Continue reading

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{FD} Police find 5,000 cans of beer in overweight van

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Five-thousand cans of beer in the van, 5,000 cans of beer… Continue reading

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{FD} As US seeks road to safer schools, a peek inside one aiming to be among the safest

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How do you make schools safer? One company’s key: sparing no expense. Continue reading

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{FD} F1 drivers don’t like the halo, but have gotten used to it

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Formula One drivers haven’t hidden their disdain for the “halo,” the new protective cockpit device that is mandatory this season. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida Highway Patrol officer caught on video racing against Lamborghini

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Old video comes back to haunt him. Continue reading

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{FD} California OKs autonomous car testing without backup drivers

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Driverless cars will be tested in California for the first time without a person behind a steering wheel under new rules that state regulators approved Monday for the fast-developing technology. Continue reading

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{FD} $400,000 Lamborghini Aventador crashes into city bus

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A $400,000 Lamborghini brought traffic to a standstill in Nottingham, U.K., on Sunday night, but not for the right reason. Continue reading

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{FD} John Force crashes hard into Jonnie Lindberg at NHRA Arizona Nationals

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John Force is having a rough start to the 2018 NHRA season. Continue reading

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{FD} Ram recalling nearly 229,000 pickups to fix faulty column shifters

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Can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake. Continue reading

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{FD} Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly Ferrari crash in California

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Actor Luke Wilson and professional golfer Bill Haas were involved in a deadly crash Tuesday night after a Ferrari lost control and collided with at least two vehicles, a Los Angeles Police Department West Traffic Division spokesperson told Fox News on … Continue reading

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{FD} Ford, Mazda add thousands of pickups to do-not-drive list for airbag danger

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Ford and Mazda are adding more than 35,000 pickup trucks in North America to a list of vehicles that should not be driven because they have Takata air bag inflators with a high risk of exploding. Continue reading

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{FD} 79-year-old gets his first driver’s license, and all in the name of love

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A 79-year-old British man passed his driver’s license test for the first time, but he didn’t do it for himself. Continue reading

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{FD} Brittany Force OK after huge crash in NHRA Top Fuel season opener

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Defending NHRA Top Fuel champion Brittany Force’s 2018 season kicked off with a big crash at the Winternationals in Pomona, California. Continue reading

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{FD} Watching The Fast and the Furious ‘makes speeders drive even quicker’

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MORE drivers were clocked excessively speeding after watching The Fast and the Furious, a study claims. Continue reading

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{FD} Cops find 9,000 pounds of stolen oranges squeezed into cars

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Orange you glad you didn’t have to help clean up this mess? Continue reading

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{FD} VW, BMW, Mercedes reportedly backed group that tested fumes on humans, monkeys

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Following allegations that German carmakers gassed caged monkeys to prove their diesel engines were clean, reports have emerged claiming the same foreign auto companies tested on humans, too. Continue reading

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{FD} VW, BMW and Mercedes tested dirty diesels on monkeys caged in gas chambers

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German car makers used monkeys caged in gas chambers to try and prove their diesel engines were clean, according to a new Netflix documentary. Continue reading

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{FD} Full school bus slides down icy street, students unhurt

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Officials in a Massachusetts town say no one was hurt when a school bus full of middle and high school students slid backward down an icy road and crashed into a stopped car. Continue reading

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{FD} The 15 safest cars in America, according to the IIHS

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Tough new tests. Continue reading

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{FD} Tom Brady photos slow down drivers in school zone

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Tired of drivers speeding through a school zone, a Boston physical education teacher turned to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for help. Continue reading

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{FD} Chevy Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle adds safety tech

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While the police work to keep us safe, automakers are interested in the safety of the officers. Continue reading

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{FD} Winter driving tips and precautions

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Ice, powerful gusts and heavy snowfall on the roads can make for the opposite of a winter wonderland. Continue reading

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{FD} LA Auto Show: The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is a very evasive luxury SUV

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Lincoln is continuing a return to using proper names for its models with the debut of the 2019 Nautilus at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Continue reading

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{FD} Student posted evidence of 110 mph run from police to Snapchat before crash, arrest

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College prank goes very wrong. Continue reading

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{FD} Ford patents autonomous off-road vehicle tech

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Ford has been granted a patent for autonomous off-roading technology that could save your life…by ejecting you from the vehicle. Continue reading

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{FD} 8-year-old Australian drag racer dies after crash

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It was only four days ago that Anita Board unwrapped the gift she had been longing for. Continue reading

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{FD} Speed queen? Royals, politicians allowed to break limits in U.K.

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While no British citizen is above the law, a select few are. Continue reading

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{FD} Ford’s high tech trucker hat designed to save lives

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The humble baseball cap could be the answer to stop you falling asleep at the wheel. Continue reading

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{FD} BMW recalls 1.4M vehicles due to risk of under-hood fires

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BMW is recalling more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood. Continue reading

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{FD} Google-bred Waymo aims to shift robotic cars into next gear

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Google’s self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all. Continue reading

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{FD} GM settles California suit over alleged defects concealment

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General Motors has agreed to a $13.9 million settlement with Orange County, California, after prosecutors accused the auto giant of concealing serious safety defects to avoid costly recalls and part replacements. Continue reading

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{FD} Honolulu ban on texting while crossing the street now in effect

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Honolulu began enforcing a new law on Wednesday that bans the practice of viewing a “mobile electronic device” while crossing a street or highway. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Ghost car’ appears out of nowhere in crash footage

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Dashcam footage of a “ghost car” that appears out of thin air before causing an accident at a busy intersection in Singapore has social media users spooked. Continue reading

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{FD} 1 in 5 drivers can’t change a flat tire, but many don’t have a spare anyway

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SUVs are saving the spare tire, but for how long? Continue reading

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