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Davenport Run - Saturday July 13, 2024

Join the Norcal Minis club for an epic drive from San Jose through the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains! Enjoy stunning vistas and wine tasting a...

Dr. Claire L. Straith Should Be Proud

The Smithsonian Institution is celebrating 75 years of auto safety with a show of safety items and related devices donated by automakers and regulators. The costumes of crash test dummies Vince and Larry will be on display alongside a number of different crash test dummies, three point seatbelts and energy-absorbing steering columns. If you didn't know Dr. Straith was a Detroit plastic surgeon who pioneered the padded dashboard and other auto safety innovations.

[Source: Wired]