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Be My Designated Driver!

“Just one drink! Just one drink!” My friend tried to convince me when we were heading to her cousin’s birthday. It didn’t sound truthful from the beginning. By the end of the night, I counted at least 4 one drinks. The results were astonishingly inconvenient and even embarrassing: the car abandoned on the street overnight, […]

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Smart Highways Glow in the Dark

Have you ever heard of smart highways? Would you ever want to drive on a road that communicates with you, telling about road conditions, lighting up the way, and illustrating when the weather changes? If so, you will have a chance to do that pretty soon. In mid-2013, some roads in the Netherlands will start […]

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How to Stop Texting Behind the Wheel

Everyone knows that texting behind the wheel is a dangerous contrivance, but apparently not everyone can control the typing habit. If you’re having trouble keeping the phone out of your hand when you’re driving, maybe some of these will help! Helpful tips from NHTSA include: – Find a designated driver – Switch your phone into […]

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Robots behind the wheel?

California has recently legalized self-driving cars, joining Nevada and Florida as states that allow cars to drive without a human being behind the wheel! If you haven’t already heard about these driverless cars, here’s the story: Google has been developing robotic vehicles that can navigate both urban settings and highways completely independent of a human […]

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