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After Crash, Kevin Hart May Be Sued For Not Having Modern Safety Equipment In His Old Car

On September 1, Jared Black rolled Kevin Hart’s 1970 Plymouth Barracuda into a ditch. Hart and Black both sustained major back injuries, while a third passenger suffered minor injuries. Now, TMZ reports that Hart is preparing to be sued because his car did not have airbags or safety harnesses.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Formula 3 Car Hits “Sausage Kerb,” Gets Launched Into The Air

There’s been a decent amount of debate over whether or not so-called “sausage kerbs” are actually safety devices. While they’re supposed to slow cars down by punishing drivers who take a wide line, they’re also glorified speed bumps that can devastate low-slung cars.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ferrari Cruise Ended Very Badly for This F50 That Couldn’t Stop in Time

An armada of Ferraris has been cruising around the island of Capri for an exclusive event called the Cavalcade, which sounds awesome, and probably was, until a 488 Pista inexplicably stopped short and got plowed into by a skidding F50. Occupants appear to be OK but the vehicle looks tragic.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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An F-16 Fighter Jet Fell Through the Roof of a California Warehouse

First responders shut down part of the I-215 highway in Riverside County, California, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Thursday afternoon after an F-16 fighter jet crashed through the roof of a warehouse across the road from the March Air Reserve Base. The pilot is said to have ejected.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The IIHS Crash Test Ramming Car Has Pretty Sweet Rims

I was just thinking about how nice a set of basketweave-style wheels would look on my 1984 Nissan 300ZX when I found myself watching the 2019 Mazda3 crash test, and realized: “Hey, the deathcart-thing that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety uses as a battering ram has them!”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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WWII-Era Flying Wing Plane Has Fatally Crashed On State Prison Grounds

A pilot operating the world’s only 1944 Northrop N9M Flying Wing plane is reportedly deceased after the aircraft crashed on the grounds of a prison in Norco, Calif. Details on the incident are still vague; it seems no bystanders were injured but the plane appears to have essentially disintegrated on impact.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The BMW X1’s Automatic Emergency Braking System is Terrible: IIHS

Pedestrian crashes are one of the more urgent transportation problems, since if you’re a pedestrian and you’re hit by a 3,500-pound vehicle it’s not going to go well for you. Increasingly, cars have adopted automatic emergency braking systems to prevent them, but according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Feds’ Tesla Autosteer Safety Investigation Was Bullshit: Report

After 2016’s first fatal crash in a Tesla on Autopilot the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated the Model S’s Autopilot and Autosteer functions. It ultimately concluded the system was safe. But a new paper says we shouldn’t trust the government agency’s research.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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