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Transportation

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  • Recall Alert: 2013 Tesla Model S

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 29,222 model-year 2013 Model S electric cars equipped with 240-volt NEMA 14-50 Universal Mobile Connector adapters. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that during charging, the...
  • PennDOT, Turnpike Commission: "We know what you're thinkin'..."

     
    As Detective Harry Callahan famously intoned, as he trained a huge handgun onto the face of a cornered criminal in the 1971 classic "Dirty Harry": "I know what you're thinkin'. 'Did he fire six shots, or only five?' Well, to tell you the truth, in all...
  • PennDOT honors employees for efficiency, safety; claims $50 million in savings

     
    This just in from PennDOT. I'll put it out there pure, edited simply to comport with Morning Call style guidelines, and let my fellow warriors pass judgment as they may. Sept. 19, 2013 --PennDOT Presents 23 Employees with IdeaLink Awards to Honor...
  • Lehigh Valley Air Show

     
    Here's one of many signs that I'm getting old. As we enjoyed Sunday's aerobatics and diplays at the Lehigh Valley Air Show, I told a friend that I had attended a media day a few years before for the last......
  • Coopersburg motorist agrees with the Warrior: Many speed limits are set too low

     
    Bill Winkler of Coopersburg sent this interesting email recently. I'm will you 1001 percent, Bill, as the column from a few years ago (copy follows your letter) shows. Thanks, Bill! -------------------------------------- Hi Dan, This morning's article...
  • Try a traffic-signal tweak at Route 22's MacArthur Road Interchange

     
    A number of readers have reported worse-than-usual traffic jams on MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange construction site in the past month or so -- basically, since the new traffic signals south of 22 have been activated. It's particularly bad...
  • 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 end of the ferry Silver Stand

     
    The 227-foot former ferryboat Silver Strand grounded on rocks of Los Angeles Harbor breakwater after being town loose from its moorings in the outer harbor by high winds....
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: Five artists who defined Marvel’s mutant team

     
    When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...