Indiana Senate endorses ban on motorists using handheld phones

Indianapolis, Indiana

A proposal that would prohibit motorists from using handheld cellphones on Indiana roads seems to be on its way to becoming law. The Indiana Senate voted 43-4 Tuesday in support of the bill that supporters say is intended at making roadways safer by combating distracted driving. House members endorsed previous month a similar version of the bill that would […]

Car salesman gets 6½ years for scamming over $3 million

car salesman

A former salesman at a Florida Porsche dealership has been sentenced to jail for scamming over 30 customers out of about $3 million by creating misleading sales orders for rare cars. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith sentenced Shiraaz Sookralli, 45, in Fort Lauderdale federal court. Sookralli pleaded guilty in September to conspiracy to commit mail fraud […]

Driver arrested after he and 50 other vehicles blocked an Anaheim intersection

Anaheim intersection

A driver was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving in California after he and at least 50 other vehicles obstructed an Anaheim intersection as part of a street takeover around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, police stated. Police replied to Brookhurst Street and Crescent Avenue after multiple callers reported the issue involving cars which were blocking the […]

NTSB releases details in two crashes involving Tesla Autopilot

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X crashed into a concrete barrier had earlier complained regarding the SUV malfunctioning on that same stretch of Silicon Valley freeway. His complaints were detailed last week in documents released by federal investigators in two Tesla crashes associating Autopilot, one in California and the other in […]