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October 17, 2017
Safety Tip: Avoiding Crashes in Parking Lots

AAA offers advice on how to stay safe and avoid collisions in parking lots.


<p><em>Photo of Ford Explorer courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford to Retrofit 1.4M Explorers for Exhaust-Leak Prevention

The automaker addresses customer concerns raised by recent reports of carbon monoxide leaks in upfitted Ford police vehicles.



<p><em>Photo courtesy of State Farm.</em></p> W.Va. Leads Nation in Deer Crashes

Montana, Pennsylvania, Iowa and Wisconsin also make the top five list, according to the latest deer claim study from State Farm.


<p><em>Photo by Djmaschek/Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> U.S. Road Deaths Rise 5.6% in 2016

Speeding, alcohol impairment and failure to buckle up contribute to the disturbing trend, according to newly released data from NHTSA.


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<p><em>Photo courtesy of ZF.<br /></em></p> DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.


<p><em>Photo: Lytx</em></p> Coca-Cola Adds Lytx DriveCam Video Safety System

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented the program at three company locations, involving 200 drivers and 115 vehicle assets.



<p><em>Photo of 2017.5 Mazda6 courtesy of Mazda.</em></p> 2017.5 Mazda6 Adds Standard Safety Tech

Mazda is offering a mid-model-year Mazda6 that will include blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert as standard equipment, as well as providing available leather seating, Mazda has announced.


Tenn. Cracks Down on Distracted Driving

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is teaming with local law enforcement agencies to target the state's growing epidemic of distracted driving. A THP bus is key to their efforts. Video courtesy of WTVC/News Channel 9.


<p><em>Screen shot of Chrysler 200 via YouTube.</em></p> FCA Recalls 470K SUVs, Sedans for Head Restraints

The recall includes more than 414,000 Jeep Liberty, Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles in the U.S. in the 2012 and 2013 model years.


<p><em>Photo of Mercedes-Benz GLA courtesy of Daimler.</em></p> Mercedes-Benz Cars, SUVs Recalled for Air Bags

The recall covers 495,000 2012-2018 vehicles in the U.S. and more than a million worldwide.


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Cruise Control

Cruise control can be beneficial when used under proper road, climate and traffic conditions. It enables you to maintain a safe speed without keeping your foot on the gas pedal thereby reducing driver fatigue during a long trip. While there are benefits it is important to know when it is appropriate to use the system.

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