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  • Pothole getting nasty on MacArthur Road at Route 22 construction site

     
    Generally I think the construction crew at the Route 22/MacArthur Road interchange work site has done a decent job of filling cracks and potholes that inevitably have developed on heavily traveled MacArthur. The appearance of these blemishes is to be...
  • Restricted traffic coming to Brookside Road bridges in Lower Macungie

     
    Brookside Road motorists in Lower Macungie Township face traffic restrictions beginning next week. PennDOT reports that the Brookside bridges over Little Lehigh Creek south of Lower Macungie Road, and over Swabia Creek south of Sauerkraut Lane, will be...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Acura MDX

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,197 model-year 2014 Acura MDX crossovers. Only all-wheel-drive MDXs built between May 6 and Oct. 14, 2013, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that faulty bolts...
  • 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Chasing 47 MPG

     
    Last year, we weren't the only ones to observe less-than-stellar fuel economy from the then-new 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid compared to its 47/47/47 mpg city/highway/combined EPA rating. Other publications and owners also reported mileage lower than the EPA...
  • NHTSA Study Shows Ambivalence Toward Speeding

     
    Is it possible to believe that "slow and steady wins the race" while also feeling the need for speed? Evidently it is, according to a survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showing motorists' paradoxical positions on speeding. The......
  • GM Expands Safety Alert Seat to 2014 Sierra Lineup

     
    Sometimes drivers need a little kick in the pants to keep them focused on the road ??? literally. GM's Safety Alert Seat does just that. The system, which sends subtle vibrations through the seat bottom cushion to alert the driver......
  • Take a hike, rogue bikers

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Cyclists who run stop signs or fail to yield to pedestrians will soon face harsher penalties under a proposal Mayor Rahm Emanuel will introduce today. Any cyclist caught breaking a road rule will now be subject to......
  • 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...
  • Study: Romance, Road Trips Go Hand in Hand

     
    For the more jaded among us, the notion of road tripping with a spouse conjures echoes of shrill-voiced admonitions like, "You're driving too fast!" or "I told you to take the northbound exit!" A recent study conducted by love-and-relationship website.......
  • 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...