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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • Yes, you can check your cellphone while driving -- but is it worth it?

    Last September, Andreas Sundquist was on his way to San Francisco International Airport to pick up his girlfriend when traffic on Highway 101 near Redwood City suddenly came to a stop. Fearing he'd be late, he picked up his smartphone to check the GPS...
  • Suge Knight suspected of running over two men with his truck in Compton

    Suge Knight suspected of running over two men with his truck in Compton
    Notorious former rap music mogul Suge Knight is suspected of running two men over with his truck after an argument on a film set in Compton, authorities said. The confrontation began about 3 p.m. Thursday when Knight and two unidentified men began...
  • Consultant: Creating 'road diet' will make stretch of Route 31 safer

    Consultant: Creating 'road diet' will make stretch of Route 31 safer
    Shrinking the lanes on Route 31 from four to two should make the road safer, a traffic consultant told Geneva residents Jan. 28. About 50 residents— mostl from homes fronting the stretch of Route 31 between Fabyan Parkway and Third Street —...
  • Consultant: Creating 'road diet' will make stretch of Route 31 safer

     Consultant: Creating 'road diet' will make stretch of Route 31 safer
    Shrinking the lanes on Route 31 from four to two should make the road safer, a traffic consultant told Geneva residents Jan. 28. About 50 residents — most from homes fronting the stretch of Route 31 between Fabyan Parkway and Third Street —...
  • Laguna police to focus on crosswalk safety Saturday

    Laguna Beach police on Saturday will make a special effort to watch for motorists who make illegal U-turns and fail to yield to pedestrians at intersections that have a history of pedestrian-involved collisions, according to a news release. Police...