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American lawyer Ralph Nader at a Senate hearing triggered by his book in 1966.American lawyer Ralph Nader at a Senate hearing triggered by his book in 1966.

"Unsafe at Any Speed," The Book that Rocked the Auto Industry, Turns 50

Ralph Nader's critique of car design led to innovations and oversight that make driving safer today.

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State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

Amid concerns over widespread terror threats, agency advises American travelers to stay vigilant abroad.

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Safety on the Road: School Buses Should Have Seat Belts, Says the NHTSA

Only 6 states have laws requiring seat belts on school buses.

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Places You Might Visit That Have Dengue Fever

And how to protect yourself from this serious mosquito-borne disease.

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5 of the World's Shortest Runways

Don't blink or you'll miss the landing.

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Surprising Risks of Booking a Hotel Through an Online Travel Site

Sometimes a too-good-to-be-true travel deal is exactly that: too good to be true.


Why Trains Are More Dangerous to Pedestrians Than You Think

Hundreds of people die each year in preventable accidents.


Lost Your Passport While Abroad? Here’s What to Do

Getting a new passport after yours is lost or stolen takes time, money and legwork.

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More Deer Are on Roads Now Than Any Other Time of Year

Find out which states have the highest risk of deer-car collisions.

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Why You Should Treat Your Boarding Pass More Like Your Social Security Number

Your boarding pass barcode contains more information than you realize.

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Safety Flashback: Child Car Seats

Can you even call this a car seat?

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5 Bizarre Diseases Humans Get from Parasites

New drugs are underway for river blindness and other diseases caused by parasites, but the best medicine is still prevention.

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Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations

Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say.

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Road Safety for Kids: All Aboard the Walking School Bus

If you can't walk your kid to school, other parents can "drive" him there.

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Dumbest Things People Do on Airplanes

And you thought “Stop the plane, I want to get off” was just a joke.