Car Plows into Pedestrians at Parliament, Several Injured

The Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

In Terrorism News

From the Standard

Car plows into pedestrians at Parliament leaving several injured

Counter-terror police are investigating after a car plowed into people and crashed into security barriers outside the House of Parliament.

Witnesses described hearing screams as a silver car drove “at speed” close to the railings outside Parliament in Westminster on Tuesday morning.

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In Vehicle News

From Consumer Reports

The Race to Protect Car Sensors from Their Biggest Foes: Dirt and Weather

The same grime, snow, and ice that dirty your car’s windows can render its advanced safety and driver-assist systems useless simply by covering up sensors and cameras.

That’s why a number of companies are racing to develop ways to let the sensors clean themselves.

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In Driver News

At least 22 people are dead after a huge motorway bridge collapse in Italy

At least 22 people have been killed after a motorway bridge collapsed in the northern Italian city of Genoa.

One person has been pulled out alive from the rubble under the bridge and is being transported to a hospital by helicopter, Italian news agency ANSA reports. At least 10 vehicles were involved in the collapse, according to ANSA.

Italy’s deputy minister officially confirmed the death of 22 people in the disaster, news agency Reuters reports.

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