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WATCH: Florida gives the green light to fully autonomous vehicles

2019-06-20 09:50

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law allowing fully automated vehicles onto the state's roads as of July 1.

Tesla driver killed in high-speed Florida crash and fire

2019-02-26 09:28

The driver of a Tesla Model S was killed when his car crashed near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and erupted in flames.

Alonso victorious at 24 hours of Daytona race

2019-01-28 08:12

Fernando Alonso deftly manoeuvred through some of the most dangerous driving conditions of his career to grab another victory in the 24 hours of Daytona.

Several killed in mass shooting at US video game tournament: officials

2018-08-26 21:11

Several people have been killed at a mass shooting in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police have said, adding that one suspect was dead.

Don't let go! Man filmed hanging on for dear life on the bonnet of a car travelling at 112km/h

2018-06-27 10:23

A Florida man was captured clinging to the bonnet of a car as the vehicle travelled at 112km/h along a highway.

GTA: 3 teens busted for stealing 46 cars!

2018-03-13 09:36

Three teens have been arrested for car theft - the criminal trio are linked to the theft of more than 40 high-end vehicles in Florida.

WATCH: Policeman caught racing a Lamborghini Aventador

2018-03-01 10:10

A highway patrolman is under investigation as a video shows the officer racing his patrol car against a Lamborghini.

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WATCH: Natural disasters devastate the Americas

Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummelling with winds up to 200km/h on Sunday, while rescuers raced to assist survivors of Mexico's most powerful earthquake. Watch.

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Irma set to be the most expensive storm in US history

2017-09-10 14:17

Irma began to lash southern Florida with hurricane-force winds as the huge storm strengthened, threatening severe damage in what could end up being the most expensive storm in US history.

Florida insurers could be blown away by Hurricane Irma: expert

2017-09-09 09:48

Florida insurance companies have not been tested to see if they can withstand a historic storm like Hurricane Irma, and an industry expert warned that "all bets are off" if the damage is as catastrophic as predicted.

 

Florida law opens door to self-driving cars

2019-06-14 12:25

New legislation allows autonomous vehicles to be tested in the state, though driverless roll-out remains far off.

Drivers, connect your Wi-Fi! iRacing is a hit in Nascar

2019-02-14 12:45

'You don't need huge funds to go racing. You just need a computer and an internet connection,' says 4-time iRacing world champion Ray Alfalla.

WATCH: Tennis Grand Slam champ Naomi Osaka receives a special Nissan GT-R Nismo

2018-11-15 12:41

Tennis Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka ups her garage game in the form of a competition-honed, Super Silver 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo.

GIANT PYTHONS TAKE OVER!

2018-07-31 15:15

CREATURES of every shape and size are living in terror in parts of Florida as massive snakes go on the rampage.

At least 4 dead, 9 injured, in Florida bridge collapse

2018-03-16 09:13

Florida officials: 4 dead and nine injured in rubble of a collapsed pedestrian bridge in South Florida.

Ouch! Truck carrying luxury cars crashes into a bridge

2018-03-06 19:22

A truck driver carrying assorted luxury cars misjudged the height clearance of a bridge and crashed into it, damaging numerous high-end vehicles in the process.

Danica Patrick speeding toward Nascar's exit ramp

2018-02-19 07:12

Patrick races her final Nascar event at Daytona 500 in 1st leg of 'Danica Double'.

Hurricane Irma swamps Miami as R2,6trn threat hits land

2017-09-11 05:00

Hurricane Irma is threatening Florida with almost R2,6trn ($200bn) worth of damage, with its wrath already roiling markets, sending insurance stocks plunging and orange juice futures surging.

5.6m Floridians ordered to evacuate as Irma closes in: emergency officials

2017-09-09 14:02

Florida has ordered 5.6 million people to evacuate as massive Hurricane Irma menaces the southeastern US state, according to its Division of Emergency Management.

US Congress approves hurricane relief, debt ceiling hike

2017-09-09 07:28

The US House of Representatives passed a critical $15 billion hurricane relief package Friday that included raising the debt ceiling and funding government until early December, sending the bill to President Donald Trump.

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