The quick responses of an alert son prevented additional injuries as his dad, who was driving, lapsed into a diabetic fugue.
Browsing the "Accident" Tag
They’re fast, fun, and fuel-efficient, and you know we’re big bike fans around here. Unfortunately, there are millions of motorcycle accidents each year.
Let’s say you drive for Uber, and you’re in an accident. How sure are you that you’re covered? One reader was surprised to find himself not covered at all.
A Model S owner recently found out the hard way that even seemingly minor damage can total a $90,000 vehicle due to the high costs of repairs.
You can find the 2014 Pikes Peak race results here – and read about the tragic passing of Pike’s Peak regular, Bobby Goodin, who crashed after the line.
“Unintended acceleration” is the buzzword thrown around every time a driver decides it was the car’s fault, rather than their own, that the car got out of control. Such is the case of a California woman who drove her brand new Tesla Model S through the wall of a seafood restaurant.
Earlier this year, two teams of electric car drivers took off in a competition to be the first EV drivers to circumnavigate the globe. Alas, the Tesla Roadster driven by Rafael de Mestre crashed just 600 miles, and a few days short of the finish line, leaving the much-slower team of two French engineers the chance to catch up.
after 24 hours of big crashes and some brutal racing, the winner was indeed an Audi hybrid, with the car piloted by the team of Andre Lotterer, Marcel Fassler, and Treluyer Benoit taking the checkered flag. Indeed, the German brand swept the podium, with the second R18 e-tron hybrid taking second place and an Audi R18 Ultra coming in third. But what of the other hybrid/experimental racers?
Whether we’re talking about the latest Smart, Gordon Murray’s F1-inspired supermini, or the super-awesome Peel 50, one question about these high-MPG micro cars always comes up: How safe is it? Inspired, perhaps, by the internet’s broad reserve of random Chuck Norris “facts“, one European engineering student set out to design a car that, despite its […]
In what can only be described as a deliberate act of road rage, friend and Gas 2.0 writer Susanna Schick was struck by a car on Friday night while riding her bicycle. She’s conscious and being well taken care of, but was seriously hurt with six broken ribs, a broken collarbone, and a broken pelvis. […]
Right off the bat, let me say that I am not…thrilled with my New York Auto Show coverage. That said, automakers ended the auto show season on a high note, and I’m happy I went. I am not happy, however, with my Droid 2 going dead before I’d even finished my fourth press conference. Nor […]
I rolled my Toyota Yaris three times this morning after hitting a six-foot-high dirt embankment at highway speed. I crawled out with no more than a bump on my head, seat belt burn, and a massively stiff neck. So, for all you small car safety-doubters out there, I’ve now got personal experience to say otherwise. […]