| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
If you read Kicking Tires, chances are you're a car owner, shopper or enthusiast ??? but you're also a pedestrian. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,432 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2011, up 3% from........
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan says the city will take over the hiring process for contractors to resume a troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, blaming its problems on a federal agency.
"MARAD did not establish effective oversight mechanisms when...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation is trying to ease some of the paperwork requirements for commercial truck drivers, claiming a policy change will save the industry $1.7 billion in costs each year.
The department wants to eliminate the requirement...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:06 PM
There's no real good excuse for texting and driving, but people seem to keep doing it anyway -- which is why esteemed documentarian Werner Herzog has directed a 35-minute documentary on texting-and-driving accident victims.
According to U.S....
| Jul 15, 2013
This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway.
In June, 15 percent of flights by...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval — just not the one you're...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today fined Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rules and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from further violations.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Triston Cole, a Mancelona farmer, who surprised many by finishing a close second in the race for the 105th House District seat three years ago hopes to take the seat in 2014.
The former Antrim County Republican Party chairman officially announced early...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Hundreds of customized vehicles were at Sizzlin' Summer Nights, but one of the most unusual vehicles at the show wasn't entered in the competition — it was a stroller modified to resemble a 1932 Ford Roadster. Rick Ryan created the stroller for...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Vice President Biden to talk about TIGER 2013 grant
Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O’Malley Monday at the Port of Baltimore to talk about a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grant to...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A 49-year-old Greencastle man was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital with reported head injuries suffered Monday afternoon when his work truck collided with a moving freight train in Antrim Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.