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Transportation

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  • 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 […]...
  • Car-Friendly iTunes Radio Not for Music Snobs

     
    The release of a new smartphone operating system has sure become more of a cultural event than anyone could have ever imagined five or 10 years ago. The release of the latest iOS from Apple also brings a new feature......
  • What Makes Up a Destination Charge?

     
    Buy a new car, and you'll likely shell out $800 or more for the destination charge. Automakers call it all sorts of things: Honda says it's for "destination and handling," while Subaru dubs it "destination and delivery." Mercedes-Benz simply calls......
  • What It's Like to Drive a Police Car

     
    Note: Impersonating a law enforcement officer is a felony. Do not try this at home. You might think that driving a new SRT Viper or Ferrari 458 Italia makes you king of the road. You feel empowered, intimidating - you......
  • Traffic problems ramp up at I-78 HELLertown interchange, and into Bethlehem

     
    Traffic tie-ups on Route 412 between I-78 and Bethlehem are not a new model by any means, having tormented motorists since improvements on that section of 412 commenced a year ago (after several years' delay). After a winter-season lull in construction...
  • Snow Gripes

     
    Consider this your go-to place to vent about stupid things people are doing on the snowy roads. I suspect those of you who were out and about Thursday night and this morning were muttering about some of your fellow motorists'......
  • 2014 Mazda3: First Drive

     
    Just reaching dealers now, the redesigned 2014 Mazda3 is far from perfect ??? it remains a bit cramped, and our drive through the mountain roads northeast of San Diego in both sedan and hatchback body styles suggests little advancement in......
  • 2013 Subaru BRZ: Road-Trip Report

     
    Our long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ routinely slogs through Chicago's epic bumper-to-bumper traffic, so we're thrilled whenever the chance arises to leave the city, pop the shifter into 6th and set the cruise control to highway speeds. Follow Our Long-Term...