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Spike in Deadly Semi, Big Rig Crashes Prompts Demand for Safety Tech

Tractor-trailers and other large trucks aren’t required to have crash-avoidance technology, despite thousands of crashes annually and repeated calls for it to be mandated. Federal data shows that more than 4,300 people were killed in accidents involving semis and other …

New Defect Investigation Over GM’s Impala Braking System

U.S. regulators are investigating whether a General Motors Co. car’s automatic-braking system kicked in unexpectedly at 40 miles per hour, causing a crash. A 2014 Chevrolet Impala owner said his car’s driver-assist system turned on and forced a complete stop …