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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
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
Tony Stewart returning to competition at Atlanta after fatal crash

...Bristol and stayed in his car until safety personnel arrived.But Hamlin then exited his vehicle and angrily tossed a safety device at Kevin Harvick as he passed by moments later. He was not penalized.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-28/tony-stewart-returning-com
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
Beech Island man creates household tool to reach high cords, ceiling fans

...Reach retailing for about $15.Waters isn't a stranger to innovative ideas.In 1999, he patented Timbertite, a safety device for the trucking industry that secures planks of wood on 18-wheelers. Waters said he invested about $60,000 into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-22/beech-islan
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
Arguments against bikes are flawed

...seriously injures the little girl in the passenger seat.The driver of the crashed truck was obeying all laws, and all safety devices were in use. Has the passing driver broken any laws? And how should he be punished?Just some food for thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-02-04/arguments-against-bikes-
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Authorities join forces for July Fourth land, lake patrol

...Memorial Day, including one in Washington County."Please buckle up," Jones said. "Seat belts are the No. 1 safety device a motor-vehicle passenger has."State troopers and park rangers urged residents not to drive if they plan to consume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/authorities-join-forces-july-
Hephzibah augments police force

...a minicar," Mr. Hodge said. "These vehicles, though small, can travel on the road with no issues. All the safety devices you would find in a car you will find with the LSV. With speeds at a maximum of 25 miles per hour, it's very safe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/30/ric_481365.shtml
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Officers warn of wrecks

...in vehicle wrecks, he said, were not wearing them. "The hardest part for any officer is walking up and seeing safety devices that could be used that weren't," he said. In South Carolina, drivers can be ticketed if they or their passengers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/13/met_120120.shtml
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