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  • 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 […]...
  • Ford, Toyota Crash-Avoidance Systems Target Pedestrian Fatalities

     
    As pedestrian versus car fatalities continue to rise in the U.S., automakers are working on new technologies to help address the problem. Most recently, both Ford and Toyota have developed new safety systems that use both automatic braking and steering......
  • The Week in Pictures | September 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The week began in dramatic fashion with federal authorities surrounding a naval shipyard in Washington, D.C., where a shooting rampage claimed 13 lives, including that of suspected gunman Aaron...
  • 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,...