WASHINGTON (AP) — After a drunken driver in California slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19 people, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are much less worried about drunken, drowsy and aggressive driving than they were four years ago even though traffic deaths have begun to edge back up, according to a national survey […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is again delaying regulations on whether new cars and trucks must come equipped with rearview cameras to protect against drivers backing over people in blind spots behind their vehicles, […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, […]
(AP) — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has assured lawmakers the Obama administration will prevent the closure of 149 small airport towers as well as end furloughs of air traffic controllers nationwide as a result of legislation passed by Congress.
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after flight delays plagued much of the U.S., air travel is smoother Tuesday. But the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation’s air traffic control system with a smaller staff.
(AP) – Fears that furloughs of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration would result in massive flight delays or cancellations are turning out to be unfounded as the cutbacks kick in.
(AP) – Automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are expected to touch a vast range of government services. Click here to read some examples of what could happen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Congress won’t be immune to the automatic cuts in federal spending scheduled to kick in Friday. But for all the grim warnings, the consequences are much sketchier.