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KickingTiresIn a press briefing today, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood characterized his four-plus-year campaign against distracted driving as a "crusade." The latest weapon in the government's fight is a set of voluntary guidelines for automakers designed to...
KickingTiresIn 2007, Congress and President George W. Bush approved a law mandating that the government set automotive rear-visibility guidelines by the beginning of 2011. In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed that backup cameras be...
KickingTiresSecretary Ray LaHood announced this morning that his time heading up the Department of Transportation has reached the end of the road, according to a news release. LaHood, 67, said that after serving for four years in President Barack Obama's......
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JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest banks, survived the financial crisis better than most — only to have the $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss last year expose embarrassing flaws in its accounting and risk controls. Influential...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellSafety experts have warned for years that today's hybrid-electric and fully-electric automobiles, because they emit little or, in some cases, almost no engine noise, pose significant safety risks in a culture where pedestrians and bicyclists are...
L.A. NOWL.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Friday that he plans to stay mayor until the end of his term on June 30, greatly reducing the likelihood that he would become President Obama’s secretary of Transportation....
Top of the TicketAlso, Sens. Jon Thune, Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander, Govs. Haley Barbour, Ed Rendell and Jennifer Granholm, Rep. Paul Ryan and Bob Gibbs....
ReutersANN ARBOR, Michigan (Reuters) - Cars that "talk" to each other to avoid crashes or traffic jams, like those being tested here, will save lives but the cost of the systems will determine consumers' acceptance of such technology, the U.S. transportation...
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer. AT&T, Verizon...
Federal aviation regulators will keep 149 contractor-staffed airport towers open at least through Sept. 30 after Congress authorized budget transfers to stave off planned closings. The move affects several Illinois airports whose towers were set to...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration has canceled plans o close 149 air traffic control towers at smaller U.S. airports that it earlier said would be necessary to meet required spending cuts, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray...
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BMV-OVERCHARGING Judge grants class status to lawsuit again BMV INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As many as 4 million Indiana drivers could become plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has overcharged for driver's licenses since...
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