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Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith: First Drive

     
    The all-new 2014 Wraith two-door is no less than the most powerful, quickest Rolls-Royce ever made. It's also no less than $288,600, including the destination charge and a gas-guzzler tax. What does this get you? A traffic-stopping, jaw-dropping design...
  • Electronic Tolling Turns 20 in Illinois

     
    On Nov. 18, 1993, your dial-up internet service from America Online would inform you that "You've got mail!" Northern Siberia recorded a record cold temperature of minus 55 degrees Celsius. And Jim Varney's last theatrically released Ernest movie, "Ernest...
  • The Vincent Thomas Bridge turns 50

     
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963....
  • Backup-Camera Mandate Moves Forward

     
    Industry-wide backup cameras, which have been stuck in neutral since 2007, may yet become reality. In a move that could signal a law sometime before January 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent rules that require backup cameras in new......
  • 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: 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,...
  • 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...