| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally.
Regulators will continue to fine the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year.
Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
| Aug 3, 2014
It's never a good idea to run a red light, and it will be particularly risky in Broward County this week.
The Broward Sheriff's Office is beefing up traffic enforcement to observe National Stop on Red Week.
Running red lights accounts for more traffic...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON Federal regulators issued a rule Monday giving makers of cars and light-duty trucks four years to make rear-visibility technology a standard feature on their vehicles.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a rule...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:27 PM
After years of delays, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in new U.S. vehicles by May 2018.
The move comes just a day before a court of appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought against the government...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Families of victims of fatal crashes of General Motors Co. cars with faulty ignition switches on Tuesday sharply criticized the automaker for delays in recalling the vehicles and called for legislation to prevent a repeat.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:45 PM
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Tuesday vowed to find out whether GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths.
Testifying before a House Energy and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility.
Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:52 PM
General Motors should be prepared to acknowledge that more than 13 people died as a result of faulty ignition switches installed in its vehicles, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
The company was aware of problems with...