“It’s really only good news for those of us driving or riding in cars. Everyone else, especially vulnerable road users like pedestrians and bicyclists, is being killed at an alarming rate. The number of pedestrians killed — 6,283, an increase of 3.4 percent from the previous year — was the highest such number since 1990.” The Verge: Drivers are killing pedestrians at the highest rate in almost 30 years.

+ As cars become smarter and safer, some members of Congress want to require them to be built to prevent drunk driving.