TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The elevated lanes of a Tampa expressway will be temporarily closed so carmaker Audi can test a new car that doesn't require someone to steer, brake and accelerate in traffic.
(BPT) - Your children are getting older and with each new grade level they want more independence. You’re OK with that, but you still get a little worried when you think about them getting to school safely each day. Whether they drive themselves, ride in a carpool or they take the bus, safety is paramount.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sinking in afternoon trading on Wall Street, dragged down by disappointing news from Visa and Amazon. Amazon shares slumped 11 percent after the online retail giant posted a much wider loss than analysts had forecast, hit by expenses. Visa fell 4 percent after the credit card processing giant cut its full-year forecast on concerns about growth overseas.
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.
(NAPSI)—Here’s a new look at an old pastime: Recreational vehicle (RV) travel has been a favorite with Americans for more than a century. The fuel of choice for RV travelers, propane, has also been around for more than 100 years. Propane is a clean, American-made fuel used for cooking, heating and cooling, and powering a variety of appliances in most towable, motorized and specialty RVs.
(BPT) - New to the road, teen drivers are still honing their skills behind the wheel. But did you know that teen drivers are 1.8 times more likely to get in an accident than the average driver? In fact, one out of five teen drivers will have an accident within their first year of driving. Before turning over the keys, parents should take the time to educate themselves and their teen about the safety risks and insurance implications of unsafe driving.
(BPT) - Our homes may be our castles, but as we do more and spend more time in our vehicles, our four-wheeled chariots are not too far behind.
(NewsUSA) - Summertime. It's the time of year to put your feet up, relax and have a little fun. So, why not make it a little safer for the whole family?
Homestead is annually home to the NASCAR championship race, which brings our community to the attention of millions of racing fans around the world for three days of racing and the week leading up to it.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- On Sunday afternoon, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of an attempted residential burglary on Sawyer Pine Road.
(BPT) - Summer is all about spending time outdoors – either at home or away. Whether you’re hitting the road or taking a trip to the local park, it’s time for fun in the sun. And when you’re preparing for fun outside, remember that there are safety concerns to consider as well.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A recent power outage at the Walmart store on State Road 64 near Interstate 75 resulted in management deciding to discard thousands of dollars worth of food--a move that has some local food organizations disappointed.
DENVER (AP) — Lightning strikes have killed two tourists and injured others in recent days in Rocky Mountain National Park. The strikes happened along a popular road that is above treeline and is prone to rapidly-developing early afternoon summer thunderstorms. Here are some precautions mountain visitors should take to stay safe:
(NAPSI)—Fun activities such as barbecues and road trips with family and friends can be more joyful if you heed a few helpful tips to keep yourself safe.
An eye toward safety can help you have a better time at home and away. (NAPS)
BOSTON (AP) — It's not much of a beach day on this Fourth of July along the mid-Atlantic coast and the Northeast, as Hurricane Arthur makes its way north.
BOSTON (AP) — Visitors have begun staking their spots in Esplanade park along the Charles River for Boston's annual Independence Day concert and fireworks celebration, moved up a day because of rain ahead of Hurricane Arthur.