Tesla Slams into Concrete Wall in Fort Lauderdale,  Bursting into Flames Killing Two Teens and Prompting Federal Inquiry
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Tesla Slams into Concrete Wall in Fort Lauderdale, Bursting into Flames Killing Two Teens and Prompting Federal Inquiry

A 2014 Tesla Model S recently ran into a concrete wall and burst into flames in Fort Lauderdale, killing two teenagers and prompting an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).  According to a report from Bloomberg News, the teenagers were driving at a high speed when they drove off the road, slamming into…

Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona Kills Pedestrian
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Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona Kills Pedestrian

A pedestrian wheeling a bicycle across the road was recently killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, calling into question the safety of the company’s self-driving vehicles and its use of public roads for test-driving those vehicles. This was believed to be the first pedestrian death associated with self-driving vehicles. Prior to this accident,…

Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Florida International University,  Killing Six and Injuring Nine
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Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Florida International University, Killing Six and Injuring Nine

In a Florida workplace accident that made national news headlines, a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University’s (FIU) main campus in Miami collapsed on March 15th during structural testing that was being performed even though cracks had been discovered in the bridge several days earlier. The 950-ton bridge was being constructed to allow pedestrians to…