In the wake of the massive GM ignition switch recall, U.S. auto safety regulators want to increase the fines for untimely recalls. Continue Reading...
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The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx to take over the role of U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary, replacing Ray LaHood. Continue Reading...
A tax based on miles travelled might be needed to fill a growing gap in gas tax revenue as vehicles become more efficient. Continue Reading...
With Ray LaHood stepping down as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation earlier this year, President Barack Obama has nominated Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx to take up the role. Continue Reading...
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, announced Tuesday that he will not be serving a second term as the secretary of transportation, marking the latest departure from Barack Obama’s cabinet. Continue Reading...
Cars are now safer to drive than they were a decade ago, according to a new NHTSA study — try to hide your surprise. What might come as news, on the other hand, is how safe cars were according to the study’s findings before recent idiot-proofing. Continue Reading...
Referring to distracted driving as an “epidemic,” transportation secretary Ray LaHood has been the Obama administration’s boisterous champion of fighting the dangerous practice, most recently releasing a plan to combat cell phone use behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
A new proposal by NHTSA could make being on the road, either behind the wheel or riding in a bus much safer with the introduction of mandatory stability control for all large vehicles. Continue Reading...
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood doesn’t like seeing people using cell phones behind the wheel, but who does? It poses danger to everyone in the immediate vicinity, including the reckless chatterbox in question. What, then, should be done if you happen upon one of these miscreants during your morning commute? LaHood has the answer: pull up… Continue Reading...