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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

     
    Filed under: Safety Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today. Their chances of dying in a traffic accident are the lowest in the nation. Drivers in West Virginia, South Carolina and North Dakota, on...
  • No heads have rolled at NHTSA over GM ignition switch recall scandal

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Recalls, GM At this point, there's little question that General Motors deserves the bulk of the blame for not recalling the millions of vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem earlier than...
  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade Real-World Mileage

     
    The driverless car isn't a consumer reality yet, so if you need an intelligent, spacious and powerful road tripper, the redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade may well fit the bill. It's not perfect, but it has enough features to help drivers......
  • Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville

    Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville
    All traffic is shut down on MD 178 in Crownsville due to a single-vehicle crash at Paul Birch Drive at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on Interstate 97 South in Crownsville at MD 178 has closed the...
  • Turnpike will be first Pennsylvania highway to feature 70 mph speed limit

     
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission beat PennDOT to the punch: A section of the toll road will be the first to raise the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph next week, Turnpike officials reported today. State law allowed, but did not mandate, the change to...
  • Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers

    Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers
    Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens Wednesday after finding in a survey of 500...
  • Bad break for Bradford Street motorists

    Q: When Bradford Street in Allentown reopened last November after being closed due to the construction of American Parkway Bridge, I was surprised to find that it was one-way. Is this permanent? At one point I thought Bradford was going to be closed...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers

    Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers
    Tinley Park officials have announced a delay on police citations for residents who have failed to purchase their vehicle stickers by the June 30 deadline. Police officers will not ticket anyone who hasn't bought a vehicle sticker until Aug. 16, the...
  • Parking lot improvement project begins in St. Charles

    Parking lot improvement project begins in St. Charles
    Renovations to St. Charles' municipal parking lot began Monday, though portions of the lot remained open as contractors began taking measurements of the area. The more than $1 million construction project to replace the lot located between the city's...
  • Revised Steele Road Apartment Plan Presented

    Revised Steele Road Apartment Plan Presented
    WEST HARTFORD — Developers detailed revisions to a proposed apartment construction plan on Steele Road Thursday. But of the approximately 50 residents who attended the informal informational meeting, none expressed support for the scaled-back...