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  • Feds Propose Distracted-Driving Guidelines to Automakers

     
    Citing more than 3,000 highway deaths from distracted driving in 2010, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a set of distracted-driving guidelines today. The auto industry and the public will have 60 days to comment on the proposal ??? the......
  • 50th anniversary of John Glenn's Friendship 7 flight

     
    From the Sun's print edition:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell offers this post: "Godspeed, John Glenn." Fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter spoke those words 50 years ago on Feb. 20, 1962, during the launch of Mercury spacecraft "Friendship 7." On bo.....
  • Power broker Bill Scherer cashing in on Rothstein's crimes

     
    Here's one of the best plotlines of the ongoing Scott Rothstein Ponzi saga: the man who stands to gain the most from Rothstein's downfall is a power broker whose star was eclipsed briefly by Rothstein. That would be Fort Lauderdale......
  • 2013 Ford Mustang: First Drive

     
    PORTLAND, Ore. ??? Last Thursday morning, "The Today Show's" Al Roker crooned about summerlike temperatures across the country: 82 degrees in Washington, D.C., 72 in Chicago, 67 in Minneapolis. NBC???s telecast then segued to the local forecast: Forties...
  • Oops! Presidential Limo Filled With Wrong Fuel

     
    President Barack Obama is in Israel today, but he's not going anywhere. The presidential limo, which was brought from Washington, D.C., for the visit, was disabled because it was accidentally filled with the wrong type of fuel. Multiple sources have......
  • Study: Traffic Worst in Los Angeles

     
    As you gradually slip into gridlock-induced madness this week during your daily commute, try to think of it this way: At least people have jobs to go to. According to INRIX, an international provider of traffic information and driver services,......
  • Law Enforcement Ramps Up Click It or Ticket Campaign

     
    Buckle up. Not only could it save your life, but in most states, it's the law. According to the Department of Transportation, safety and legal ramifications are hitting motorists and more are using seat belts ??? though still not all......
  • Study: Many Average U.S. Households Can't Afford a New Car

     
    Do you live in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.? If so, there's a decent chance you can't afford a new car, according to a report by Interest.com, a consumer financial information website. It concludes that out......
  • When Do You Need to Replace Your Brakes?

     
    Just as your gas mileage will vary depending on where and how you drive, so it goes with the life of brake pads (or linings), the friction material that gets pressed against a metal disc or drum to stop your......
  • The Top 10 Cities Where Car Shoppers Go Green

     
    In celebration of Earth Day Cars.com has compiled a list of the U.S. cities with the greenest car shoppers. We analyzed data from millions of our visitors to find out where searches for hybrid and other environmentally friendly cars were......
  • Midwest Finally Gets Gas Relief

     
    The Midwest is finally getting some relief from pain at the pump. According to AAA's Fuel Gauge Report, resolved refinery issues have led to steep drops in gas prices for the Great Lakes states. Although motorists in 14 states and......