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The Memorial Day weekend is coming up and state troopers are cracking down. Their target: those who refuse to wear seat belts. Last year, there were 205,633 of you. And that doesn't sit well with the Florida Highway Patrol, which is participating...
TALLAHASSEE — Central Florida drivers, beware. The Florida Highway Patrol is on the lookout for you this holiday weekend. So, buckle up. Troopers are cracking down on motorists cruising the highways without a seat belt as part of a national...
Airline baggage fees still might not be popular, but fliers have been forced to accept them as an added cost of their flight. I bet most of us, though, wouldn't be onboard with having to pay two fees for the same bag, as Allegiant Air charged John Boyle...
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Sidewalks, streets and other public transportation projects could get a boost in Oak Park if the village receives a federal grant trustees agreed to seek this week that could be worth millions. The board of trustees Monday supported village staff's...
Lawsuit aims to protect migrating swallows from deadly netting draped over bridges used as nesting sitesA coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
The Kansas City StarA rolling bachelorette party had just gotten underway two weeks ago when the bus hit a bump rounding a curve, double doors flew open and passenger Jamie Frecks tumbled to her death beneath Interstate 35 traffic. Frecks and her 16 friends might never...
Sun SentinelA woman’s airport visit to meet her husband, who was arriving from a flight, turned deadly when she tripped in a roadway and a charter bus ran over her. It forced the normally hectic four-lane arrivals section of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
Palo Alto Daily News, Calif.Stanford University is betting that the allure of online gambling will get more of its staff and faculty to walk or bike to work and even begin holding some meetings on campus pathways. According to the Stanford News Service, participants in the new...
The Lexington Herald-LeaderThe concept seemed perfect: Have a dinner train depart from downtown Lexington, take passengers on a little excursion to Frankfort or Midway, feed them prime rib or scallops along the way, then shuttle them back. But those plans announced in 2010...
The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.Drivers beware. Local and state police said they will keep their eyes peeled for people not wearing seat belts during the unofficial start of the early summer season. And while an officer can't stop a vehicle just because he notices someone isn't...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloA proposed nationwide lowering of the legal alcohol driving limit from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent raised the ire from the usual sectors this week when the idea was publicized by the National Transportation Safety Board. The liquor and beverage...
Airlines continue to reap handsome payoffs from the extra fees they charge for checked bags and other travel-related services. Sixteen U.S. passenger airlines collected $841 million in baggage fees and $610 million for reservation cancellation and change...
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