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Traffic Jams

Connected Cars Could Face Unique Risks In Traffic Jams, Study Says

Reuters | By Eric Auchard | Posted 05.21.2016 | Technology

Traffic jams in the future could cause potentially dangerous data snarl-ups as cars packed with entertainment, safety and navigation features vie for airwaves with smartphones, tablets and networked features in other vehicles, according to a study.

Jillian Berman

Here's What Traffic Will Look Like In 2020 (It's Not Pretty) | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Thousands of commuters suffered through agonizing traffic last year at the hands of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration. They were hard...

Self-Driving Cars by 2025

Jen Alic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jen Alic

Autonomous cars will give drivers the right to claim that they are not liable for traffic incidents, but determining who is liable will be a bit tricky. Responsibility will somehow have to be shared by the driver and the maker of the technology and the car.

Guess How Bad Detroit Traffic Ranks Nationwide

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.07.2013 | Detroit

(NEW YORK) -- Detroit has been ranked among the nation's most congested cities in terms of traffic, according to a report by the Texas A&M Transportat...

How America Became an Automobile Nation

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Joan Marans Dim

This Memorial Day weekend, as we take our automobiles out for a costly, gasping, traffic-clogged spin, it's instructive to remember that the road to hell is often paved with good intentions.

8 Wacky Crime Facts | David Moye | Posted 10.29.2011 | Crime

Did you know that 95 percent of the music downloads in the United States are downloaded illegally? Or did you know that an estimated 10,000 prostitute...

PHOTOS: Europe's Unbelievable Summer Traffic Jams

Posted 09.30.2011 | World

The fifth weekend of summer holidays in Europe is traditionally synonymous with epic traffic jams. As Belgians, Italians French, Germans and Dutch dep...

Visions of a Car-Free Los Angeles: Lessons from Carmageddon

Paul Tullis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Tullis

Carma-no-geddon presented Los Angeles with a stunning vision of what it could be (and once was, I'm told).

Attack of Flatulence Stops Traffic in Twinsburg, Ohio | David Moye | Posted 09.11.2011 | Weird News

This was not your routine traffic problem. Police in Twinsburg, Ohio, got a call recently when a man driving on Darrow Road stopped in the middle o...

Alzheimer's Patient Rides Tricycle for 10 Miles, Causes Traffic Jam | JOHN DOYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Motorists stuck in a massive traffic jam yesterday on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn couldn't believe their eyes when they saw the cause -- an 89-year-o...

Moscow Aviation Firm Unveils 'Flying Car' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Moscow-based aircraft construction company claims to have developed a state-of-the-art alternative to waiting out traffic jams -- a "flying car." ...

Bicycle Beats Helicopter

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Piers Fawkes

The challenge was simple: to get from point A to point B in São Paulo as quickly as possible -- during rush hour -- using the mode of transportation of your choice.