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A new report shows that more than half of those killed in traffic accidents in the nation's capital in 2010 were pedestrians.
Researchers recently tested the theory that giving drivers money to slow down would prevent them from putting the pedal to the metal.
A luxury vehicle experienced a complete brake failure. Fortunately, the driver was able to put the car in manual transmission, slow the vehicle and use the emergency brake to stop it without incident.
As federal leaders, safety advocates and automakers come together to address the issue of distracted driving, some potential technological solutions are being shown to have unintended consequences.