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Connectivity in Cars Raises Cyber Attack Questions: Senator

A U.S. senator has asked 20 of the world’s biggest automakers for information on how they secure their vehicles from cyber attacks, in light of reports by security experts who say they have identified ways to hack into cars. Edward …

Drivers Over Age 55 Far More Likely to Die in Job Accidents Than Younger

Employees age 55 or older who drive as part of their jobs are more likely to be killed in accidents than younger colleagues because of declining cognition and greater susceptibility to injury, according to a U.S. report. Employees who drive …

Common Type of Rail Car Has Dangerous Design Flaw

For two decades, one of the most commonly used type of rail tanker has been allowed to haul hazardous liquids from coast to coast even though transportation officials were aware of a dangerous design flaw that almost guarantees the car …