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2013-03-25 23:04:29

Dr. Myra Blanco, research scientist with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) has won the SAE International J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders.

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2009-08-05 13:30:00

The White House on Tuesday urged for a broader discussion of how to combat the increasing number of accidents involving distracted motorists.

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2009-07-29 05:50:00

According to a report released on Tuesday, text messaging while driving increases the risk of an auto accident even more than talking on a cell phone while driving.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.