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Transportation

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Top Transportation Articles

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  • NHTSA Unveils Plan to Improve Safety for Older Motorists

     
    Although they are statistically among the safest on the road, the number of older drivers is increasing dramatically ??? and with it, that group's numbers of injuries and deaths. Because of this, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway...
  • $20,000 Compact Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    As with previous Challenges, the cars at the top were not too far apart, but some of the opinions of the judges were quite far apart. One sedan was the solid favorite for one of our judges, but it received......
  • Recall Alert: Four-Cylinder Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Vehicles

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 522 versions of the 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger sedans, and 2014 versions of the Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs. Only vehicles equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine are affected. The affected vehicles...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 2 – 8, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the passing of an icon topped the news. World leaders and human rights activists from around the globe mourned the death of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela on Thursday,...
  • 2014 Infiniti Q50 Earns NHTSA Five-Star Honor

     
    A pair of luxury nameplates vied for membership in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's coveted five-star safety club, but only one made the cut. The 2014 Infiniti Q50 became the latest to earn the title, while the 2014 Mercedes-Benz......
  • The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their...
  • Are You Ready for the End of Daylight Saving Time?

     
    The darkness of winter is again setting in, which means it's time to set the clocks back. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Nov. 3 in most parts of the country. That means commuters everywhere will be spending much......
  • 2014 Buick LaCrosse Earns NHTSA's Five-Star Safety Award

     
    The 2014 Buick LaCrosse has become the latest member of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star safety club. Both the front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the premium sedan earned scores of five stars in NHTSA's frontal- and side-...
  • New Black Boxes Could Usher in Road-Usage Tax

     
    Cast into the limelight during Toyota's unintended-acceleration crisis, automotive black boxes ??? also called event data recorders ??? can help investigators piece together what happened before and during a car crash. Just about every new car has one....
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 290 model-year 2014 versions of the S550 sedan; the affected vehicles were manufactured from April 11 through Oct. 14, 2013. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the front...