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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Federal agency to recommend two new braking technologies on all cars

    Federal agency to recommend two new braking technologies on all cars
    Looking to curb rear-end collisions, federal safety regulators announced plans Thursday to add two new features to a list of recommended safety technologies. The move by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also the first step in...
  • Landscaper hit in face by tire in Melbourne

    Landscaper hit in face by tire in Melbourne
    MELBOURNE — Authorities say a landscaper suffered a fractured skull and smashed nose when he was struck by an airborne tire as he worked along a Central Florida road. Florida Today reports the accident happened late Wednesday in Melbourne. The...
  • Speed limit lowered on Angeles Crest Highway near Foothill Boulevard

    Speed limit lowered on Angeles Crest Highway near Foothill Boulevard
    La Caņada motorists will soon be forced to obey a 40-mph speed limit on the .2-mile section of the Angeles Crest Highway between Foothill Boulevard and the Foothill (210) Freeway onramp, city officials decided Tuesday. Previously, the segment was...
  • Airport cracking down on shoulder parking

    Airport cracking down on shoulder parking
    There is a cellphone lot at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, but almost three years of airport runway and road construction have made it very tough to find. That's led many drivers to either wait by the terminals or to park on the...
  • Sharing the road

    Sharing the road
    Not too long ago we actually encouraged our children to play in the street. Motorized vehicles either had to stop or very carefully go around them. In fact, if a child was hit, it was always the motor vehicle's operator's fault. One hundred years ago, the...
  • Girl hit on bike in Ocoee in critical condition as crash probe continues

    Girl hit on bike in Ocoee in critical condition as crash probe continues
    A 10-year-old boy is out of the hospital while his classmate is in critical condition at an Orlando hospital after they were hit by an SUV while biking home from Citrus Elementary School in Ocoee on Tuesday, officials said. The man accused of driving...
  • Government adds emergency braking features to its list of recommended safety devices

    The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers. But it's unclear when or if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require...
  • Letter: Cap the freeways, reap the benefits

    In December the L.A. Times had a column “Capping freeways for open space” about how “Planners around the Southland tout building parks atop interstates.” It’s time that La Caņada revisits this idea. With Caltrans bent on...
  • Something obscene about civil asset forfeitures

    Something obscene about civil asset forfeitures
    You get pulled over by police. Maybe they claim you were seven miles over the speed limit, maybe they say you made an improper lane change. Doesn't matter, because the traffic stop is only a pretext. Using that pretext, they ask permission to search...
  • Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked

    Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked
    All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on U.S. 50 West in...
  • New Morning Drop-Off Protocol Starting At Enfield High School

    New Morning Drop-Off Protocol Starting At Enfield High School
    Enfield Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon a new morning drop-off procedure that will begin Jan. 28. "Due to the construction project, an increase in student drop-offs, and limited parking space, we feel this is an appropriate decision for our...