Melissa Wen for Reuters reports that California regulators have "green-lighted" VW's plan to fill the state with clean vehicle infrastructure - installing charging stations and helping to build out ride sharing - to make amends for its misdeeds over the emissions scandal that broke in Sept. 2015.
In all likelihood, there was very little this family could have done to prevent what happened.
"The problem is, people go out on a waterway, and they think, you know, they're on vacation. [...] They're relaxing. Sometimes they're drinking alcohol. And they just don't associate potential dangers with being on vacation."
"I want to make sure that the guy in the truck next to me, driving 60,000 pounds, is not going to run me over because he falls asleep."
"For years," the New York Times reports, "California had set the threshold for passing the [bar] exam higher than any other state but Delaware."
Intersections, by their very nature as a focal point for traffic, are the site of many crashes every year. As it turns out, L.A.'s are some of the most dangerous.
Is legal marijuana playing a role in the number of car crashes? An insurance industry study indicates that is so.
Semi-autonomous vehicles are the newest "distracted driving" threat.
No. 1 Rule: Lay Off the Gas Pedal