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Watch how two cars made 20 years apart deal with a high-speed crash

Watch how two cars made 20 years apart deal with a high-speed crash Until the perfect autonomous car drives onto the scene, the reality is that accidents, crashes, and pileups are going to carry on happening.A reassuring video released this week by the European New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) – an EU-backed vehicle safety scheme – shows just how much automobile design has improved since 1997, when NCAP performed its very first crash test.

The first ever self-driving car race ended in a crash

The first ever self-driving car race ended in a crash For the first time ever, self-driving race cars zoomed through a course in public, with impressive (well, for one of them, anyway) results.While the Devbot 1 handled the unexpected challenge of dodging a moving dog, driving through the course at full speed was too much to handle for Devbot 2.

Drone crashes through woman's apartment window

Drone crashes through woman's apartment window A woman in New York City was jolted to attention on Sunday evening when a GoPro camera drone crashed into her high-rise apartment window, according to local news reports.The drone smashed through the glass of the 27th-floor window in Manhattan, missing the 66-year-old woman by just four feet, according to the New York Post.

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone Last summer, when Facebook tested its huge drone, the right wing fizzled out and it smashed into the Arizona desert.But it was round one, and the company now believes it's ready to test the solar-powered Aquila multiple times a month.

Man sentenced to 30 days in prison for accidentally hitting woman with his drone

Man sentenced to 30 days in prison for accidentally hitting woman with his drone Attention drone operators: Watch your aim with those things or you could end up in behind bars.Paul Skinner, a 38-year-old Seattle man who accidentally knocked a woman unconscious with his drone back in 2015 has received a 30-day prison sentence along with a $500 fine, after being charged with reckless endangerment back in January.

Sad military drone that just wanted to fly around for a bit crashes into tree :(

Sad military drone that just wanted to fly around for a bit crashes into tree :( 31, the military sent a 450-pound mostly autonomous machine into the sky, and— according to a Stars and Stripes report on Thursday—lost it.The army sent a drone above the Arizona desert as part of a training mission, but lost touch with it soon after it left the earth.

Richard Hammond ‘not dead’ after ‘Grand Tour’ motorcycle crash

Richard Hammond ‘not dead’ after ‘Grand Tour’ motorcycle crash While filming an episode of The Grand Tour in Mozambique, host Richard Hammond crashed a motorcycle, sustaining a head injury.” Regarding the extent of his injuries, Hammond said: “put it this way, I don’t think I can get a book out of it.

More details revealed about Uber's latest self-driving car crash

More details revealed about Uber's latest self-driving car crash An official police report on a crash involving an Uber self-driving car and regular car has shed more light on what went down in Arizona.24 in Tempe when one of Uber's self-driving Volvos entered an intersection and was hit by an SUV making a left turn.

Car Crash Pile-Up Knocks Forza Racer Out Of Invitational

Car Crash Pile-Up Knocks Forza Racer Out Of Invitational This weekend’s Forza Motosport 6 Invitational has showcased a solid amount of sim racing, but one pile-up led to a well-known racer missing the grand finals.Competitive Forza, at least in this tournament, enforces penalties for racers who get a little too close.