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How new safety features could help prevent all types of car accidents

Whether you're backing out of your driveway or a crowded parking lot, it's easy to lose track of kids running around. Nowadays, advanced technology can act as a second set of eyes for you.

Toyota recalls 1.7M vehicles in N. America to fix air bags

Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators.

Ford Explorer, Jeep Cherokee flunk crash tests

Two of America’s most popular SUVs earned “poor” ratings a crash test designed to show how well drivers are protected in a violent collision.

Ford recalling 117,000 vehicles for safety defect

Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.

ILM certified to check child safety seats

ILM Airport's Public Safety Office is now a Certified Car Seat Checking Station.

New report raises concerns about effectiveness of car headlights

A new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that some car headlights did not perform as expected.

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Sampson County bridge closing for emergency repairs

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a bridge on a Sampson County highway for emergency repairs.

Louisville drops curfew, legislator questions rioting law

A curfew is being lifted in Louisville, where many people have been arrested for refusing to stop their nighttime protests after a grand jury’s decision not to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

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US judge orders stop to Postal Service cuts, echoing others

A federal judge in Philadelphia has joined others around the country in ordering the U.S. Postal Service to halt recent service cuts.