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Driverless Cars – Legal and Ethical Issues

More and more driverless cars are going for road tests as laws are being made and amended. The veil of the future has been broken; we are living in the era where roads will soon be dominated by vehicles with the mind of their own. Although the idea seems appealing, and it is, the questions associated with it cannot be warded off. This technology is…
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Car Safety Seats Essentials for Children

You will be shocked to find out that out of five, four safety seats are used incorrectly. National Safe Kids Campaign conducted in Washington, D.C further pointed out that on the average three mistakes per seat have been reported. In 2001 alone, approximately 500 babies were killed in car crashes, among which 200 were using car safety seats…
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2016 Prius Gets Top Safety Pick+ Award by IIHS

The 2016 Prius has already received too much applause for its impressive fuel economy set at 52 mpg, and now it has earned itself the Top Safety Pick+ award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The small overlap front test, which is the most difficult, was taken well by the 2016 Prius, and it managed to score the top ‘Good’…
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The Causes and Effects of Rubbernecking

We all come across a day when there’s a car accident way ahead and the traffic refuses to budge an inch. Now you may have assumed the reason for congestion that the police have arrived at the scene and are assessing the damage, and ambulances are being called for those injured. But eventually you find out that the accident had taken place hours ago…
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5 RTA Apps That You Cannot Live Without in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai offers commuters different applications to help them in driving, finding parking space, and use public transportation. With the RTA apps, the authority helps denizens of Dubai to access different motoring services easily from any place at any time. RTA Dubai RTA Dubai is the foremost app that offers…
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UAE Police Allow DashCams to Resolve Accidents

UAE Police have allowed motorists to install ‘dashcams’ as an effort towards safe driving. Dashcams are cameras installed on a vehicle’s dashboard to record all vehicle activities such as excessive speeding and attempted fraud by pedestrians. They would be especially helpful in hit and run traffic accidents. According to reports, the pedestrians…
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Honda Jazz wins Euro NCAP Best in Class 2015 Title

The latest Honda Jazz wins Euro NCAP Best in Class 2015 title in the supermini category. Last year, the Honda Jazz got a 5-star safety rating from the independent safety organisation. Euro NCAP safety awards are determined on the basis of safety assessments in four areas: Adult Occupant, Child Occupant, Pedestrian and Safety Assist. The scores…
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IIHS Announces Safest Cars for 2016

Those automobiles that made to the list of safest cars for 2016 compiled by IIHS surely have given their manufacturers another reason to celebrate this holiday season. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a non-profit scientific and educational organization aiming to reduce causalities and damages resulting from car crashes. The bar…
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5 Tips to Prevent Accidents on Wet Roads

Weather in the Middle East isn’t dry all year round and rains do bring in some respite from the heat. However, this respite often turns into a nightmare for those on the road as rain increases the chances of car accidents. Some precautionary measures, however, can prevent accidents on wet roads. Let's take a look at them: Check the Tyres…
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