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Added: February 15, 2018, 3:06 am
A video from a drone that flew within feet of an airliner over Las Vegas and prompted outrage on the internet has spurred three influential U.S. aviation lobbies to call for tighter regulations on hobby drones. Legislation exempting certain hobbyist …
Added: February 14, 2018, 11:26 am
According to the most recent Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) quarterly call, there were 15 coal-related fatalities and 13 metal/non-metal mining deaths in 2017. One factor stood out among coal deaths, said Marcus Smith, of MSHA’s coal mine accident …
Added: February 14, 2018, 8:34 am
Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows. At the current rate, the world’s oceans on average will be at least 2 feet (61 centimeters) higher …
Added: February 14, 2018, 8:29 am
California would beef up dam inspections under legislation sent to Gov. Jerry Brown Monday, a year after a near disaster prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 residents living downstream from the tallest U.S. dam. The Assembly unanimously gave final approval …
Added: February 14, 2018, 8:25 am
Tech entrepreneur and unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner announced Monday he’s running to take back his old seat as California’s top insurance regulator. This time, though, Poizner is running as an independent and not a Republican, the party he represented …
Added: February 14, 2018, 8:13 am
Stone Point Capital to Acquire Genex Services Genex Services, a cost containment services provider to the workers’ compensation, disability and auto industries, announced that funds managed by private equity firm Stone Point Capital LLC have entered into a definitive agreement …
Added: February 14, 2018, 4:20 am
Marijuana users’ self-proclaimed holiday is linked with a slight increase in fatal U.S. car crashes, an analysis of 25 years of data found. The study lacks evidence on whether pot was involved in any of the April 20 crashes, but …
Added: February 14, 2018, 4:03 am
Ford and U.S. safety regulators are telling the owners of 33,428 Ranger pickup trucks in North America not to drive them because they have Takata airbag inflators “that are an immediate risk to safety.” A company investigation into Ranger inflators …
Added: February 14, 2018, 3:09 am
Electric cars, robo taxis and self-driving trucks are coming to change the society we live in—possibly sooner than you think. Limited tests of driverless cars are already happening today and they’ll be in use everywhere within six years, according to …
Added: February 13, 2018, 9:04 am
London is ill-prepared to become an early adopter of cutting-edge transport technology including driverless cars and retail deliveries by drone, according to the city’s lawmakers. While the U.K. government has predicted that connected and autonomous vehicles, or CAVs, will be …

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