Safety

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Woman Sips Toxic Tea At Dickey’s Barbeque & Survives

“It was a fire that was just, it was just all-consuming in my mouth,” Jan Harding, 67, told reporters Friday afternoon.

08/29/2014

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SMU Adds Kevlar-Fortified Liners To Football Helmets

The Mustangs announced a multiyear partnership with Unequal Technologies for the helmet liner and other body protection gear.

08/26/2014

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NBA Unveils New Rules To Make Baselines Safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.

08/26/2014

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Ford Recalling More Than 160,000 Vehicles

The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.

08/21/2014

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Government Wants To Make Cars Talk To Each Other

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

08/18/2014

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Dallas ISD Changes Private Transportation Service For Special Program Kids

A cost-saving measure has been scrapped at Dallas County Schools after big concerns about student safety.

08/13/2014

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Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs For Ignition Switches

Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.

07/22/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Remington To Replace Triggers On Model 700 As Part Of Class Action Settlement

The gun manufacturer Remington Arms Co. will replace trigger mechanisms on Model 700 bolt-action hunting rifles, or provide economic relief for purchasers, as part of a settlement of class-action lawsuits.

07/10/2014

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DPS Checks Thousands Of Vehicles During Roadcheck

Texas troopers have sidelined nearly 1,900 vehicles as part of the three-day nationwide safety effort called Roadcheck 2014.

07/09/2014

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Graco Recalling Nearly 2 Million Infant Car Seats

Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly two million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

07/01/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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