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Transportation

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  • Government Shutdown Puts Brakes on Car Recalls

     
    The impact of the federal government's shutdown is just beginning to be felt. One area affecting car owners is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will not be posting any new recall notices as of today. A note on......
  • New Device Aims to Stop Teen Texting and Driving

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says teens are six times more likely to crash while dialing a cellphone and 23 times more likely to crash while texting. Reaction times become similar to those of a 70-year-old who drives without......
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,161 model-year 2013-14 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedans equipped with manual transmissions and manufactured from Jan. 24 to Aug. 1, 2013. The Problem: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...
  • Recall Alert: Combi Child Safety Seats

     
    Car Seats Affected: Approximately 33,139 versions of the Combi child safety seats. The models affected include the Coccoro (model number 8220 seats manufactured Jan. 6, 2009, through Dec. 5, 2012), the Zeus 360 (model 8836 seats manufactured Feb. 25,...
  • The Spruce Goose is moved, then moved again

     
    In 1982, the Spruce Goose is moved to a dome next to the Queen Mary. In 1993, the flying boat is moved to McMinnville, Oregon....
  • Car vs. bicycle debate often makes radiators boil over

     
    Monday's column on proper (or improper) procedures for bicycle riding on city strees drew some commentary from both sides of the road. That's not surprising; the topic often ignites emotional debate. Below are some of the responses; this time the...
  • Info on traffic-signal warrants

     
    Many motorists write the Warrior stressing the need for traffic signals at busy and dangerous non-signalized intersections, as well as for 'missing' green arrows or changes in signal phasing (duration of red lights, etc.) that would improve overall...
  • Speeding tickets at 70 mph

     
    Received some interesting comments from Dan Braden of Lower Saucon Township regarding my recent column on the possibility of 70 mph speed limits coming this year to Pennsylvania highways currently posted at 65 mph. I'll let Dan's take on the topic speak...
  • 2014 BMW X5 Up Close, Photo Gallery

     
    The BMW X5 has been a long-running favorite of luxury SUV buyers, but there's no denying that its look has become a little tired lately. The previous generation went on sale in 2006 and got a refresh in 2011. Thankfully,......
  • Chicago Tollway Speeding Renews Speed-Limit Debate

     
    Drivers around our Chicago offices are channeling their inner Sammy Hagar, it seems. Studies obtained by the Chicago Tribune found that along seven stretches of Illinois tollway with 55-mph posted speed limits, most cars exceeded 66 mph. In fact, just.......
  • Chris Burnham gets the creeps over his, Grant Morrison’s ‘Nameless’

     
    Chris Burnham was being “cagey” about his and writer Grant Morrison's “Nameless” horror, but he was excited to name the […]...