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GM to expand driver assistance feature to all Cadillacs...

Daily Mail - Science & tech

General Motors said on Wednesday it will expand the roll-out of its driver assistance feature Super Cruise to all its Cadillac models beginning 2020. Super Cruise, which will be available in all Cadillac models, is a semi-automated driver assistance system that will lead to fully autonomous systems in the future. Unlike Tesla Inc's Autopilot, Super Cruise enables hands-free driving on freeways. General Motors said on it will expand the roll-out of its driver assistance feature Super Cruise to all its Cadillac models beginning 2020. The Super Cruise system will allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel for extended periods, but will stop the vehicle automatically if drivers are not attentive.


Driver blames accident on sneezing attack

FOX News

One moment she was having a sneezing fit and the next, her SUV had rear-ended a minivan. That's what a 43-year Mississippi woman told officers in Athens, Georgia, after the sneeze-induced crash. Citing an Athens-Clarke County police report, The Athens Banner-Herald reports the minivan had slowed for a yellow light when it was struck by the SUV Thursday night. Police said the SUV driver said she'd been sneezing constantly and that after one of her sneezes, "the next thing she knew the air bag hit her in her face." No injuries were reported in the crash.


NCDOT Safety Patrol Drivers Save Child's Life on Roadside

U.S. News

Driver Robert Remini said he and fellow driver Denny Thrift tried to free the child by pulling on the belt, but it didn't work. Remini then retrieved a seat belt cutter and freed the child. Emergency personnel soon arrived and treated the child before the two continued on their travel.


NYC Cab Driver Shot Himself After Railing at Politicians

U.S. News

"Due to the huge numbers of cars available with desperate drivers trying to feed their families they squeeze rates to below operating costs and force professionals like me out of business," Schifter wrote. "They count their money and we are driven down into the streets we drive becoming homeless and hungry. I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead."


Helmet cam captures super cool bus driver casually averting potential disaster

Mashable

You don't have to be a superhero to be cool and save lives, you know. Admittedly the bus driver in the clip above doesn't necessarily save anyone's life -- the biker, or the pedestrian, could well have stopped in time on their own -- but he definitely helps. And he does it in such an spectacularly casual way. The video above from RoyalJordanian--a YouTuber who films as he rides around on a motorbike-- is a nice reminder that the streets of the UK aren't always filled with road rage. Antoni from'Queer Eye' has all the avocados in the show's new theme song'Jurassic World' meets'American Ninja Warrior' in epic crossover obstacle course To the delight of'The Daily Show,' not even Fox News could defend Roseanne Barr's tweet