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  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    By Nate Owen With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year.  And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ACT Student Video Takes 3rd Place In DMV Teen Safe Driving Contest

    A video by students at EASTCONN's Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has won third place in Connecticut's annual Department of Motor Vehicles teen safe driving video contest. "I'm very proud of all of our students," said ACT Principal...
  • Go it alone: Experts pick their favorite solo spots

    Go it alone: Experts pick their favorite solo spots
    The prospect of solo travel might scare some people, being out in the world with no one to help navigate, to lean on in a pinch or simply to share the moments of discovery. Others love being alone on the road, free to take any detour or linger in any...
  • NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety

     
    Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Work Based on studies conducted last year, the National Transportation Safety Board has sent seven recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "to improve the safety of tractor-...
  • Charter bus, FedEx drivers in fiery crash had clean driving records

    The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had clean driving records, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The bus company, Silverado Stages, identified...
  • Upgrade policy changes last straw for some frequent flyers

    (Reuters) - For business flyers like Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available. But now when he...
  • Fatal bus crash: Student died saving others, school official says

    A student who died in last week's fiery bus crash in Orland, Calif., spent his last moments helping other passengers to safety, officials at his Inglewood charter high school said in a statement. Ismael Jimenez, 18, would have been the first in his...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Investigation: Sheriff Will Leave Question of Criminal Charges to D.A.

    Wayne County Sheriff John Carter said that his office will not pursue their own criminal charges stemming from the Feb. 21 train trestle accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," but will instead present the case to the district attorney to determine if...
  • Drivers in deadly bus crash had clean driving records

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Both the FedEx tractor-trailer driver and the bus driver in Thursday's fatal collision on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif., had clean driving records with no history of violations, although the bus driver had a suspended license a...
  • Student in Calif. bus crash died saving others: Officials

    Student in Calif. bus crash died saving others: Officials
    A student who died in last week's fiery bus crash in Orland, Calif., spent his last moments helping other passengers to safety, officials at his Inglewood charter high school said in a statement. Ismael Jimenez, 18, would have been the first in his...