Apple grasps the danger of drivers fiddling with their iPhones. But the company hasn't implemented technology to prevent this distraction, and courts have ruled it has no legal duty to do so.
Innocent bystanders and others are killed when police chase drivers at high speeds, often for minor infractions and in risky circumstances.
For years, truck drivers hauling billions in consumer goods have complained about rampant wage law violations by the trucking firms that hire them. But even when truckers’ claims have been upheld by state authorities, they have often found it nearly impossible to collect.
Attorney David Kurtz's suit for 4 crash victims morphed into a legal fight calling into question the integrity of America’s No. 1 tire maker.
Without explanation, officials eventually altered crash data, revealing a death toll more than 3 times higher than previously acknowledged.
Car companies got more regulatory relief than they bargained for after they asked the administration to ease mileage requirements.
Despite mounting casualties from crashes of recreational off-highway vehicles, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has shot down a proposal to track injuries and deaths involving the popular trail machines.
Consumer advocates are attacking a bill heading for a vote soon in the U.S. Senate that would clear legal obstacles for the deployment of driverless cars.
The Justice Department announced a 22-count criminal indictment against a Nebraska railroad services company and its owners related to an April 2015 explosion that killed two workers.
Automakers have packed many of their new models with distracting infotainment features that allow drivers not only to play music and get directions, but to talk, text and use social media while tooling down the road.
As the nation's fleet of small recreational and commercial drones keeps soaring -- the government projects nearly 3 million will be in the skies by 2022 -- safety concerns are rising even as federal enforcement stalls.
A deadly collision that killed three members of the California Conservation Corps appeared to be a simple case of one person’s carelessness. Yet facts and circumstances never disclosed until now tell a more complicated story about the state agency’s own role in the incident.
Polaris Industries has agreed to pay a record penalty to settle charges that it failed to immediately notify federal officials about a fire hazard on its ROVs that regulators have linked to at least one death and more than 180 fires.
Traffic safety measures “averted a public health disaster” by preventing about 5.8 million deaths in the U.S. from 1968 through 2015, according to a new study.
The increasing use of smartphones and recreational marijuana may be contributing to a surge in the numbers of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes, according to a new analysis.