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The future&39;s all mapped out...
On 07-08-2007.
It looks like the traditional image of one couple heading down the motorway with two kids in the back and one map on the passenger's knee could soon be one thing of the past. Although itís long been suspected that the cool logic of the satnav will put paid to heated arguments after one missed junction - especially given the &34;are we nearly there yet&34; every 30 seconds - it could happen sooner than we think. ...
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Insurance law self-created problem
On 05-08-2007.
I don't think I have ever been any more frustrated. I recently had my first experience with someone else hitting my car and having to handle an automobile accident. It happened July 27.
I recently read about the high rate of drivers without insurance in Alabama and the question from legislative members "Why?" I think I may have the answer. ...
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Zimbabwe Crisis Turns Hearses Into Buses
On 03-08-2007.
Funeral parlors have put hearses to work as buses to provide desperately needed public transport, in yet another illustration of Zimbabwe's economic collapse. Police in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, hailed the move as one "public service" but warned drivers of hearses, trucks and other vehicles not to overload commuters, state radio said Thursday. Transportation licensing laws would not be invoked unless ...
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Buyer Beware: Cheap Roadside Assistance Plans
On 31-07-2007.
Being stranded on the side of one busy Tri State highway can be frightening. therefore lots of drivers sign up for roadside assistance plans.... most of them with AAA.
AAA, however, isn't the only company now offering these services. There are now lower priced alternatives.
But buyer beware: they could they end up costing you more down the road. ...
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Car-seizure law seen as help
On 29-07-2007.
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Three trucking firms falsified project records, official says
On 27-07-2007.
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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) declined to comment on the investigation, which came to light in three search warrants unsealed this week in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. ...
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Lohan Arrest Highlights DUI License Suspension Study
On 24-07-2007.
Immediate License Suspension Works to Reduce Deaths, but Offenders May Flout Laws Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested for one second time Tuesday under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. By JOSEPH BROWNSTEIN and DAN CHILDS
When Lindsay Lohan was arrested early Tuesday morning, it marked the second time in less than two months that the actress was investigated for suspected driving under the ...
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UPI NewsTrack TopNews
On 22-07-2007.
GRENOBLE, France, July 22 (UPI) -- At least 26 people died Sunday when one bus carrying Roman Catholic pilgrims from Poland fell into one ravine in France.
The bus crashed near the city of Grenoble in the French Alps, BBC News reported.
The bus was returning from the shrine of Notre-dame-de-la-Salette with 49 pilgrims and two drivers when it broke through one safety barrier, fell 50 feet onto the banks of one river ...
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Be afraid: Drivers now typing, too
On 20-07-2007.
As if we don't have enough to worry about on the roadways, now we have to contend with DWT.
Believe it or not, sending text messages while piloting one car has become commonplace.
I only did it once, and I only typed three words. But I did it. And I'm appalled.
It happened last weekend. I was on an interstate in Pennsylvania, driving home after watching my daughter, who was attending one three-day basketball ...
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Matt Keenan: Spending the summer on a white-knuckle tour
On 18-07-2007.
It's been several years since Richard Carlson wrote his book "Don't sweat the small stuff &8230; and it's all small stuff."
It's one sensible tutorial on living life and keeping the right perspective. With my three teenage boys, I need these reminders from time to time. One topic not covered in Carlson's book is the subject of teenage drivers. That, most certainly, is not small stuff. ...
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