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  • Gas-loving spiders prompt another recall

    Gas-loving spiders prompt another recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Spiders drawn to gasoline vapors and weaving webs that block a hose to vent those vapors have caused Suzuki Motor of America to recall about 19,000 Kizashi mid-size sedans from model years 2010 to 2013, U.S. regulators said on...
  • Spiders attack, again -- targeting Suzuki Kizashi sedans

    Those pesky gasoline-huffing spiders are back, and this time they've invaded Suzuki Kizashis. Suzuki is recalling about 20,000 of the mid-size sedans, built in the model years 2010 to 2013, to replace fuel system vent hoses where spiders have woven...
  • If You're Reading This On Your Phone, You Better Not Be Driving

    If You're Reading This On Your Phone, You Better Not Be Driving
    Armed with federal money, police from more than two dozen departments around the state are poised to launch a no-texting-while-driving campaign that will have motorists reaching for their wallets instead of their cell phones. Dubbed "U drive. U text....
  • Three arrested at DUI checkpoint

    Three motorists were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after Laguna Beach police set up a checkpoint last weekend. Officers stopped 872 cars along North Coast Highway near Irvine Cove between 9 p.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday,...
  • GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches

    GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches
    The Department of Justice is investigating whether the legal department of General Motors Co. concealed evidence from safety regulators about defective ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 50 crashes. General...
  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland

    Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland
    About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Buick Regal, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 120,000 model-year 2011-13 Buick Regal and 2013 Malibu sedans The Problem: The vehicles are equipped with two turn signal bulbs in each front turn signal; if one of the two bulbs burns out in either front......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Transit Connect

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 370 model-year 2014 Ford Transit Connect vans manufactured between March 1, 2014, and May 15, 2014 The Problem: The affected vehicles may have a brake reservoir cap that does not have the required text advising owners which......
  • Wethersfield Applies For Grant To Combat Distracted Driving

    WETHERSFIELD -- The state Department of Transportation is inviting town police departments to apply for its first-ever anti-distracted driving grant. The funding would be used for enforcement operations that specifically target cell phone use --...