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  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Porcari leaving job as No. 2 U.S. transportation official

    John D. Porcari, a former Maryland cabinet secretary who has held the No. 2 job at The U.S. Transportation Department for more than four years, said Wednesday that he will leave that position at the end of the month to take a job in the private sector....
  • State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role

    State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role
    Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace. Virginia was one of six...
  • Biden says $10 million grant will take Baltimore's port to 'new level'

    Biden says $10 million grant will take Baltimore's port to 'new level'
    A new $10 million federal grant will help the port of Baltimore keep pace in the dynamic global shipping economy, while creating "jobs you can raise a family on, middle-class jobs," Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to the port on Monday....
  • NHTSA unveils new recall search tool

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday unveiled a more precise way for vehicle owners to search online to find out if their cars or motorcycles have been recalled by the manufacturer. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Feds Fine Hyundai $17.35 Million for Late Recall on Genesis

     
    Hyundai has agreed to pay $17.35 million to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for failing to report in a timely manner a safety defect on the brakes of the 2009-12 Genesis. Related: More Recall News The penalty comes after......
  • Red-Purple modernization project gets initial batch of federal funds

    Red-Purple modernization project gets initial batch of federal funds
    Update: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Chicago on Thursday with Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announce the grant. The CTA will receive a $35 million grant as the initial federal seed money for the $4.7 billion reconstruction of the...
  • Hyundai fined $17.35 million for delayed Genesis recall

    Hyundai fined $17.35 million for delayed Genesis recall
    Hyundai Motor Co will pay a fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a brake defect in timely fashion to U.S. safety regulators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday. NHTSA said the South Korean automaker delayed a...
  • Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall

    Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall
    Hyundai will pay a $17-million federal fine for failing to promptly report a brake problem in Hyundai Genesis cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday. The action by the auto safety agency marks a step up in enforcement....
  • Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars

    Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars
    A rash of high-profile heat-related deaths of children left in hot cars has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to launch the “Where’s baby? Look before you lock” public education campaign to highlight the dangers...
  • DOT wants to eliminate older, unsafe rail cars carrying crude oil

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a two-year phaseout of older railroad tank cars used to transport crude oil, which have been involved in several serious derailments over the past year. Transportation Secretary...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...