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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

     
    Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges...
  • Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed until March court hearing in deadly hit-and-run case

    Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes. Knight is currently charged with murder, attempted murder and...
  • State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties

    State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties
    During the evening rush hour, a section of Interstate 5 between the 710 and 605 freeways becomes a mosh pit of commuters as tens of thousands of vehicles outbound from L.A. squeeze from five lanes to four. The crush can last three hours or more and,...
  • Victim in wrong-way crash was running from feds after drug deal, records show

    Victim in wrong-way crash was running from feds after drug deal, records show
    The driver who died in a wrong-way crash Tuesday was speeding away from federal agents who were undercover at a drug deal, according to court documents. Woody Jacques, 24, died after he crashed his car into a tree on North Jog Road near Florida's...
  • Supreme Court upholds Sioux City speeding camera ordinance

    Iowa cities are not violating the state constitution when they use automated traffic cameras to give out speeding tickets to motorists, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday, rejecting arguments from a Sioux Center attorney who got a ticket on Interstate...
  • Takata to Be Fined $14,000 a Day by NHTSA in Airbag Investigation

    c.2015 New York Times News Service In an escalating standoff with Takata, federal regulators said Friday that they would begin to fine the Japanese auto supplier $14,000 a day, saying it had not fully cooperated in an investigation into defective...
  • Baker names panel to recommend fixes for beleaguered MBTA

    The region's public transit system reported progress Friday in restoring service crippled by a string of severe snowstorms, while Gov. Charlie Baker assembled a panel of experts to delve into long-term solutions for the MBTA's financial and operational...
  • NHTSA fines Takata for not cooperating in probe of exploding air bags

    NHTSA fines Takata for not cooperating in probe of exploding air bags
    Federal safety regulators levied fines of $14,000 a day on Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. for not cooperating with the Department of Transportation’s investigation into defective air bag inflators that have killed at least six people and...
  • 5 things to know about Takata air bag recall investigation

    Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. isn't cooperating with the government's investigation of its air bags, the National Highway Safety Administration said Friday as it imposed fines of $14,000 a day that will continue until key safety information is...
  • Aurora residents get update on projects on Routes 59, 34

    Aurora residents get update on projects on Routes 59, 34
    The new interchange at Route 59 and Interstate 88 should open sometime in August. That update on the massive Route 59 widening project was part of a special public meeting on transportation Thursday night in Aurora sponsored by state Rep. Stephanie...
  • Tesla no longer charged about Lehigh Valley Mall location

    Tesla Motors has pulled the plug on its plans for a supercharger station at the Lehigh Valley Mall, but company officials say such a station could find a home elsewhere in the area. The Tesla charging station, which would have served Tesla's Model S, an...