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Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs scored well in insurance crash test

...government's head-on frontal crash test. The institute uses its crash test scores to prod automakers into adding safety devices or making cars more crash-resistant.The Murano, with a superior-rated system that automatically brakes the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/only-3-7-midsize-suvs-scored-well-i
Across South Carolina

Jails' fire systems raise safety concerns COLUMBIA -About a quarter of South Carolina's jails lack fire-safety devices - a situation that could cause serious injury in a fire, the state Corrections Department said. Blake Taylor, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/met_344555.shtml
Metro
Some doubt states can block gun suits

...industry, all accusing it of failing to provide adequate safety devices on guns. Gun opponents got encouragement last month...from suits the sellers and makers of weapons without safety devices, thus giving manufacturers immunity from damages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/09/met_255622.shtml
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Help me reach 2015 without running into drivers who want to be in my lane

...into the left. It just makes safety sense to me, but not to all those other guys, I guess.Some new cars offer safety devices that warn drivers when they stray from their lane. These cars avoid the roads I travel, apparently. More likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/help-me-reach-2015-without-ru
Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...attributes to a "rigorous inspection and testing schedule" that SCE&G follows year-round for all equipment and safety devices."We work every day to ensure the safety of the public we serve and to ensure the integrity of our pipeline system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
Can hackers take over your car?

...high-tech hijackings will get easier as automakers give them full Internet access and add computer-controlled safety devices that take over driving duties, such as braking or steering, in emergencies. Another possibility: A tech-savvy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-04/can-hackers-take-over-your-ca
Brakes fail Gordon; safety devices don't

...as hard a hit as I've ever had. The guys at Hendrick Motorsports built a great car. The soft walls, seat and safety devices all worked. I wasn't knocked out or anything. I don't even have a headache." NASCAR was so concerned about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/12/nas_85039.shtml
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Across Georgia

...announced by Gov. Sonny Perdue. The $40 million widening program will affect almost nine miles and will include median safety devices between the northbound and southbound lanes. Construction should start in the fall, and the new lanes should open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/10/met_446898.shtml
Metro
Officials have no plans for changes at crash site

...of Transportation wants to see recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board before adding any new safety devices such as signs or stoplights to the Interstate 75 ramp, spokesman David Spear said. "We won't wait until their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/05/met_119010.shtml
Metro
No grounds for phones

...tussle with this dilemma in June. Of course, schools view phones as extra distractions, but they also see them as safety devices, arguing that students can use cell phones during emergencies when land lines are unavailable. Such was the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/05/edi_383157.shtml
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