safety

SYNC Voice Texting (Ford photo)

Car Technology Is Great, If Only Drivers Used It

J.D. Power Study shows that a large number of car buyers never use new technologies like self-parking features and wireless hot spots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2015

GM Active Safety Research Center (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: New GM “Active Safety” Center Aims To Save Lives

New area at Milford Proving Grounds focuses on preventing crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Safety Technology On Display (Jeff Gilbert photo)

What Do Car Buyers Want? Safety Technology!

New J.D. Power study shows that of all new technologies, customers find crash prevention technologies the most important.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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Detroit Ranks Dead Last For Pedestrian Safety In New Study

A new study finds that Detroit is the most dangerous big city in the U.S. for pedestrians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

Toyota Research Vehicle (Toyota photo)

Toyota: Automated Cars Won’t Be Driverless Cars

Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Company Recalls School Buses Due To Steering And Fuel Issues

Georgia-based Blue Bird is recalling 2,500 of its All-American school buses, as well as some transit buses, to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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Detroit Man, 44, Killed While Lighting Firework

Instead of shooting toward the sky, the fireworks shot out horizontally about 10:30 p.m. Friday on the city’s west side.

07/05/2014

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Doctors: Firework-Related Injuries On The Rise, Public Urged To Use Extreme Caution

Last year, there was a 50 percent increase in fireworks-related injuries, the biggest jump being in kids under the age of five.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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