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  • GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says

    GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says
    The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19, almost 50% higher than the automaker’s previous estimate, and could rise to well over 100. That is according to the first...
  • Sarah Longwell: Let's get the real drunks off the road

    The National Transportation Safety Board is on a mission to lower the legal drunk-driving limit to .05. For a 120-pound woman, that would spell jail time for having just one drink and then driving.  For those of us who work in the alcohol policy arena,...
  • Police to hold DUI checkpoint

    The Laguna Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers this weekend, according to a news release. Officers will patrol areas with high frequencies of past DUI collisions and/or...
  • Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests

    Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests
    Four motorists were arrested during a DUI saturation patrol over the weekend that saw additional officers deployed to look for impaired drivers. The patrol was conducted from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Monday, said Glendale Police Sgt. Harout...
  • Should you use the Apple Watch in your car?

    Should you use the Apple Watch in your car?
    Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhone 6, which ships on Sept. 19 for a contract-tethered starting price of $199. Along with the phone came a new — and much-anticipated — device from the Cupertino, Calif., company: the Apple Watch....
  • Police to conduct DUI patrol

    Glendale police will keep an eye out for drunk drivers even more diligently this weekend as they carry out another DUI saturation patrol. The patrol will last from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. on Saturday in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions...
  • Review: Second-generation Hyundai Genesis makes up for last model's shortfalls

    Review: Second-generation Hyundai Genesis makes up for last model's shortfalls
    News flash from the double-take department: That great-looking mid-size sedan that just cruised by you was, indeed, a Hyundai Genesis. Redesigned for 2015, this second-generation Genesis looks, feels and drives like a luxury car should: distinctive,...
  • DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest

    A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Burbank Saturday night yielded one drunk-driving arrest, though more than 800 motorists were screened, police said. From 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, 823 drivers passed through and were screened for...
  • Study: Older Drivers Benefit From Exercise

    Doug Crocker knows a thing or two about driving. The 74-year-old former Hartford police officer and his wife have navigated the continental U.S. three times in their motor home. Even experienced drivers feel the effects of aging when behind the wheel....
  • Police Out In Force Across State, Enforcing Distracted Driving Law

    Police Out In Force Across State, Enforcing Distracted Driving Law
    MANCHESTER — The worker for a commercial refrigeration company was stuck in traffic Wednesday in Manchester, , so he called his co-worker in a nearly identical company van behind him. "What is all this traffic going on for?" he asked. He soon...
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The...