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KickingTiresIn a press briefing today, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood characterized his four-plus-year campaign against distracted driving as a "crusade." The latest weapon in the government's fight is a set of voluntary guidelines for automakers designed to...
KickingTiresIn 2007, Congress and President George W. Bush approved a law mandating that the government set automotive rear-visibility guidelines by the beginning of 2011. In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed that backup cameras be...
KickingTiresSecretary Ray LaHood announced this morning that his time heading up the Department of Transportation has reached the end of the road, according to a news release. LaHood, 67, said that after serving for four years in President Barack Obama's......
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JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest banks, survived the financial crisis better than most — only to have the $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss last year expose embarrassing flaws in its accounting and risk controls. Influential...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellSafety experts have warned for years that today's hybrid-electric and fully-electric automobiles, because they emit little or, in some cases, almost no engine noise, pose significant safety risks in a culture where pedestrians and bicyclists are...
L.A. NOWL.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Friday that he plans to stay mayor until the end of his term on June 30, greatly reducing the likelihood that he would become President Obama’s secretary of Transportation....
Top of the TicketAlso, Sens. Jon Thune, Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander, Govs. Haley Barbour, Ed Rendell and Jennifer Granholm, Rep. Paul Ryan and Bob Gibbs....
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer. AT&T, Verizon...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama renewed his pitch for investment in American infrastructure Monday as he named Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, N.C., to serve as his next Transportation secretary. Obama called Foxx “one of the most effective...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- President Obama will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new secretary of Transportation on Monday, a White House official said. If confirmed, Foxx would take charge of a department that has been in the spotlight of late...
Is the White House or Congress to blame for delays in air travel attributed to the budget sequester? Washington correspondent Colby Itkowitz put that question to the Lehigh Valley’s two federal lawmakers. The White House is to blame: U.S. Rep....
Somewhere between the Oval Office and a snarled airport near you, the stunt pilots in the Obama administration made a terrible miscalculation. Most citizens are able to read. They're seeing numerous articles in the public prints explaining how the...
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