AAA: 21% Fatal Crashes Linked to Drowsy Driving, Reversing the Food Truck Concept & Electric Car Top 3

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Blog - AAA: 21 Percent of Fatal Crashes Linked to Drowsy DrivingAAA: 21 Percent of Fatal Crashes Linked to Drowsy Driving

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has concluded that more than one in five (21 percent) fatal crashes involve driver fatigue. Additionally, the study estimates that drowsy driving plays a role in 13 percent of crashes that result in a person requiring hospitalization and 7 percent of crashes requiring treatment for injuries. These study results, the organization said, help confirm what…

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ReverseFoodTruckReversing the Food Truck Concept

Rather than serving food, one vehicle has been converted to do just the opposite: accept food donations, just like a food drive on wheels. The Minneapolis-based Finnegans was founded in 2000 and was the first beer company in the world to donate 100 percent of its profits to hunger alleviation charities, according to…

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Blog - Which Electric-Car Makers Are Serious? U.S. Sales Show Top ThreeWhich Electric-Car Makers Are Serious? U.S. Sales Show Top Three

Two years ago, we pointed out that several electric cars now on sale were purely “compliance cars,” built in minimal numbers purely to comply with California rules that require sales of zero-emission vehicles. But almost four years after the first Nissan Leaf went on sale in December 2010, it’s become pretty clear which carmakers are…

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