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Marussia test driver loses eye after crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marussia test driver Maria deVillota has lost her right eye after a crash while testing its Formula One car, the team said Wednesday.De Villota was ... Read more...

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F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services ... Read more...

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Ghorpade signs up for Formula Pilota


May 29th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Parth Ghorpade, the 18-year old from Kolhapur, Tuesday confirmed his participation in the 2012 Formula Pilota Championship which will have races in China, Taiwan and Malaysia. ... Read more...

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Anticipating SMSes, calls too contribute to car crashes


April 30th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Anticipating calls or text messages too while driving may contribute to car crashes, says a new study which explores how cell phone use is responsible for ... Read more...

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Former Ferrari reserve driver Bianchi moves to Force India


January 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India Friday named Frenchman Jules Bianchi as their reserve driver for the 2012 Formula One season.The 22-year-old will be integrated in the team's programme ... Read more...

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Cecotto Junior to test for Sahara Force India


November 11th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS) Johnny Cecotto Junior will be testing for India's Formula One Sahara Force India team at the upcoming young driver test in Abu Dhabi next week.The ... Read more...

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Team bosses ask Hamilton and Massa to end feud


October 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Bosses of McLaren and Ferrari have asked Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa to sort out their differences after they clashed for the sixth time in the ... Read more...

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Keen battle likely in JK Racing Asia series


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 22 (IANS) After a two-month break, the JK Racing Asia Series will resume here coinciding with the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix this weekend.It's the halfway mark for ... Read more...

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Vishnu, Abdumber to race in China


September 22nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 22 (IANS) JK Tyre Volkswagen Polo R Cup drivers Vishnu Prasad and Avdumber Hede will be a part of a driver exchange programme and participate in the season ... Read more...

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33 entries for National Rotax Karting Championship


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The fourth round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Rotax Max Karting Championship gets underway here Saturday with 33 young drivers in the fray and the competition ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving


May 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, a study says.Birdie Scott-Parker, from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ... Read more...

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Parents ‘pass on road-rage habits’


March 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that road-rage habits are being passed on to young drivers by their parents.Mothers and fathers teaching their children to drive often set a ... Read more...

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Force India confirm Paul di Resta for 2011 Formula One season


January 27th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): Force India has signed 24-year-old Scot Paul di Resta as a full-time driver for the upcoming Formula One season.Di Rest has stepped up from the test and reserve role ... Read more...

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Bored Drivers More Likely To Have Accidents


January 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are you a calm driver, a rash driver or a bored driver? If you are under the impression that a fast and furious disposition on the ... Read more...

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IPods, MP3 players and mobile phones putting UK drivers’ lives at risk


September 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21(ANI): British road safety campaigners will on Tuesday tell an international conference being organized in London that iPods, MP3 players and mobile phones are distracting motorists, putting lives at risk.Tune ... Read more...

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Computer games may be encouraging teens to drive recklessly


September 4th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Those rough and thrilling driving-based computer games that adolescents play could be leading to reckless driving when they take to the roads for real, a study of teenagers' ... Read more...

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Now, a robotic wheelchair that will teach kids how to ‘drive’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a robotic wheelchair that will help disabled children learn to 'drive.'University of California researchers described the testing of ROLY -RObot-assisted Learning for Young drivers - ... Read more...

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Advanced age does not affect older drivers’ ability to perceive hazards


May 27th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Older drivers' ability to detect hazards doesn't degrade with age, says a new study, which showed that elderly drivers are more sensitive to potential hazards than young-inexperienced drivers.The ... Read more...

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Mental stress doesn’t distract young people behind the wheel


May 19th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that anxiety and depression do not play a role in teen motor vehicle accidents."Psychological distress does not appear to pose the risk we ... Read more...

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Underdeveloped brain makes young drivers more prone to car crashes


April 28th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study claims to have found the reason as to why young drivers are involved in so many car crashes: underdeveloped brains.According to Dr Lisa Wundersitz, from ... Read more...

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Younger and older drivers label each other the most hazardous: Oz study


December 7th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 7 (ANI): Younger and older drivers have pointed fingers at each other for being the most hazardous motorists on the roads, an Australian survey has found.National motor and home insurer ... Read more...

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Parthiv to race in Formula Two Championship


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Parthiv Sureshwaren, the rookie driver of A1GP Team India, has sealed a deal to race in the all-new Formula Two Championship. Parthiv will join the list of drivers ... Read more...

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Force India second quickest at Jerez testing


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS) Paul di Resta of Scotland brought some cheer to Force India Formula One team as he clocked the second fastest timing on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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India to use Facebook, Twitter to curb road accidents (Second Lead)


September 28th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even blogs will be made use of by the Indian government to spread the message of safe driving, transport ... Read more...

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Young drivers in rural areas more likely to be involved in serious crashes


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Young drivers living in rural areas are more likely to be involved in serious crashes than those living in urban areas, according to a new study.The survey involving ... Read more...

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Risky driving more prevalent among younger drivers


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Risky driving habits are more likely to injure or kill youths in car crashes than older drivers, said a study based on a survey of 20,000 young drivers. ... Read more...

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Video games worsen driving skills in teens


November 18th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Video games which allow teenagers to indulge in driving stunts are actually encouraging bad road behaviour in them, according to Aussie experts.New South Wales acting Superintendent Dave ... Read more...

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New driver’’s safety program can reduce ADHD-related road accidents, fatalities


November 4th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have come up with a new drivers training program that can help decrease road accidents and fatalities on account of ADHD, an attention ... Read more...

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Mad and wacky windshield slogans the latest fad among Lahoris


July 14th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 14 (ANI): It seems cars rear screens in Lahore have become a platform for slogans and adages, even as one can find all kinds of messages, including romantic, ... Read more...

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Gill in fray for Pirelli programme


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Indian rally champion Gaurav Gill has set his sights on securing a drive in the 2009 World Rally Championship (WRC) series through the Pirelli Star Driver ... Read more...

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Cellphone use among teen drivers increasing despite ban


June 17th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Cell phone use has grown higher in among teenage drivers in the US state of North Carolina after a mobile phone ban for young drivers was enacted, ... Read more...

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