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How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

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Jasper Facility Earns Safety Certification

The Jasper Engines & Transmissions Drivetrain Remanufacturing facility in Jasper, Ind., has achieved STAR Certification in the Indiana Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

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Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

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Safety Tip: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

Drivers need to remember to slow down and move over — if safe — whenever they see an emergency vehicle stopped ahead on a multi-lane roadway.

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Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

CargoNet recorded a total of 741 cargo theft events in the U.S. and Canada last year, down from 836 in 2016. Source: CargoNet

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With Fewer Cargo Thefts, 2017 Was a Safer Year

CargoNet recorded a total of 741 cargo theft events in the U.S. and Canada last year, down from 836 in 2016.

The Ford F-250 4WD is among the top 10 vehicles with the lowest overall losses, according to an analysis by HLDI. Screen shot via YouTube.

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HLDI Reveals Vehicles With Lowest Collision Losses

The top 10 list, released by the Highway Loss Data Institute, includes large pickups from Ford and Ram.

William Windsor Jr.

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Nationwide Executive Elected IIHS Chairman

William L. Windsor Jr. will head the board of directors of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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