Nov 17, 2015

Epileptic held over seizure-caused deadly accident in Japan

A 73-year-old epileptic man has been arrested for reckless driving resulting in a seizure-induced crash in the city of Miyazaki that left two pedestrians dead and four injured. The Miyazaki Prefecture Police arrested Mitsugi Kawauchi of Hioki, Kagoshima Prefecture, on Monday for plowing his ...

May 26, 2015

Government wants increase in safe-driving features

The number of traffic accident deaths nationwide declined in 2014, but the share of elderly people killed was the highest in nearly 50 years, according to a government report issued Tuesday that called for further development in safe-driving technology like automatic braking systems. A ...