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U.S. Department of Transportation

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  • Spotlight on Safety

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2010. Although that is the lowest level since record-keeping began in 1949, a vehicle-related fatality occurs an average of once every 16 minutes.
  • Ford brings fantasy baseball to cars

    Ford Brings Fantasy Baseball to Cars: Have we gone too far? I have a heart-wrenching internal struggle when it comes to in-car connectivity. On the one hand, I love having navigation, my iPod and phone contacts all easily accessed when I’m driving....

    Airport group holds closed-door session to discuss air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport

    Airport group holds closed-door session to discuss air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
    The regional group that agreed to subsidize People Express' suspended service to Newark and Boston met behind closed doors for about 45 minutes Monday to discuss investing funds to support an air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport....

    Smoother O'Hare landings face technical headwind

    Smoother O'Hare landings face technical headwind
    Landings on the most heavily used arrival runway at O'Hare International Airport will soon be safer and more accurate while also saving fuel and perhaps reducing jet noise over Chicago neighborhoods. But implementing the technology to make it happen is a...

    Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week

    Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week
    Starting on Sunday, anyone who decides to take their eyes off the road while they’re driving and instead check their text messages needs to be prepared to suffer the consequences in Lake County. Texting and driving is a motor vehicle violation...