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Host Of Small Cars Earn Positive Remarks In 2013 Crash Safety Tests
2013-08-08 11:33:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Six out of 12 small cars recently earned positive ratings from the International Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) during their front-end crash tests. Both the two and four door models of Honda's popular Civic earned a rating of "Good," the only car to do so in this year's test. The Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra and Scion tC round out the rest of this year's winners of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award. This is the...

2013-07-31 23:00:27

AAA Foundation Study looks at why teens are delaying rite of passage. Washington (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The majority of American teens today delay getting a driver’s license, according to new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Less than half (44 percent) of teens obtain a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state and just over half (54 percent) are licensed before their 18th birthday, causing concern among safety experts that young...

2013-07-29 23:01:07

New York State recently passed a law that creates penalties for those caught committing distracted driving, which refers to people using their cellphone or any electronic device while behind the steering wheel. Parker Waichman LLP continues to evaluate cases of victims of car accidents, a growing number of which are caused by distracted driving. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the legal rights of car accident...


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Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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