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  • Danger in distracted driving [Editorial]

    Even as the number of fatalities on our roads continues to decline, the number of accidents involving distracted teen drivers is a concern across the state. AAA Mid-Atlantic reported this week on a study that found "significant evidence" that distracted...
  • Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's

    Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's
    TGIFF! (Thank Goodness It's Freebie Friday!) Easter (April 5) and Passover (April 3) are coming up, so this is the weekend to shop. I've got four $10-off coupons at Kohl's to save on spring fashions for the whole family, an offer from Fandango.com for...
  • Distractions significant factor in teen crashes, report says

    Distractions significant factor in teen crashes, report says
    Distracted driving accounts for more than half of all teenage driving crashes, with cell phone use among the most common reasons youngsters lose focus on the road, according to a AAA study. Officials said the results follow what it termed "the most...
  • Distracted driving a key contributor to teen crashes, study shows

    Distracted driving a key contributor to teen crashes, study shows
    An analysis of nearly 1,700 in-car videos of teen drivers shows that distraction is a much more prevalent contributor to serious crashes than originally thought, a traffic safety foundation reported Wednesday. But a teen driving expert cautioned against...
  • Distraction a factor in 6 in 10 teen driver crashes

    Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers....
  • Rocky Hill Police To Begin Campaign Against Distracted Driving

    ROCKY HILL – Town police are launching a crack-down on distracted driving next month, with spotters at key intersections watching for motorists using cellphones or texting, and relaying that information to patrol officers. A $26,850 federal...
  • Maryland traffic fatalities hit 66-year low

    Maryland traffic fatalities hit 66-year low
    A total of 442 people died in traffic-related incidents in Maryland in 2014, the lowest number since 1948 and about half the 872 deaths on Maryland roadways in 1968, the deadliest year on record. The decline continues a steady, decades-long trend in...
  • Ohio panel puts brakes on boosting speed limit to 75 mph

    A state legislative panel on Tuesday put the brakes on a proposal to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on rural interstate highways and the Ohio Turnpike, sending it to a study committee for further review. The change was among several made as a conference...
  • Higher gas costs lift US consumer prices after 3 declines

    A slight rise in gas costs and broad increases in other categories lifted consumer prices in February, a welcome sign after three straight months of declines that had pointed to excessively low inflation. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent, the...
  • Ohio gas prices up to start work week

    Ohio motorists are seeing higher gas prices to start the work week. The state average for a gallon of regular gas was $2.33 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up 12 cents from a week ago but $1.19...
  • Michael Smerconish: Politicians need to tackle infrastructure problem

    My birthday celebration last weekend was the most expensive of my 53 years, but not because of celebratory extravagance. My car was eaten by the Godzilla of American potholes, and regardless of what I'm personally reimbursed, that impact will have a...