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Be Less Stupid: Don't Die While Driving

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Hotchkiss

For the first time since 2005, the number of highway deaths rose year over year, according to the Dept. of Transportation. In 2012, there were 33,56...

How to Own Your Next Family Road Trip

Christina Kelly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

Road trips: In theory, you picture yourself, your significant other and your kids all singing Life is a Highway with the windows rolled down, taking pleasure in each other's company and the thrill of the journey and destination ahead. In reality...

What Causes Traffic Jams? (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 10.22.2013 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

The average American commuter spends 38 hours a year stuck in highway traffic. Even worse news, 36 of those hours are spent stuck next to that guy in the Plymouth Vega with the rolled down windows whose still blasting "Gangham Style" on the 19 of his 36 speakers.

Highway Nannies and Drive-Thrus

Juliet Linley | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Let's be honest: When the kids wake up and need to break free of Car Seat Prison, giving them a dry AutoGrill sandwich and letting them run wild down the aisles isn't quite ideal.

Daredevil Thieves Rob Moving Truck

Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

A gang of Romanian thieves has taken multitasking to an all-time high. The group is shown starting to rob a moving truck as they both power down a hig...

Can't Drive 55? New Highway May Set U.S. Record For Highest Posted Speed Limit

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, June 7 (Reuters) - A stretch of highway under construction in Texas could be the first U.S. road to have a...

PHOTOS: Rust And Roll On Route 66

Hans Proppe | Posted 06.14.2012 | Travel
Hans Proppe

If you go off the freeways and find the backroads or old routes of the western U.S., there are some interesting things to be seen.

Transportation Bill May Be On The GOP Chopping Block

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing a revolt in their ranks, House Republicans leaders are considering significantly downsizing a bill that was supposed to prov...

Can Virginia Make Interstate 66 A Smarter Highway? (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing to issue a request for proposals that would institute an "active traffic manageme...

Bull Semen Causes Highway Ramp Closure

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Canisters of frozen bull semen that fell from a Greyhound bus caused a minor scare when emergency officials found them emitting va...

Gotthard Base Tunnel, World's Longest, Drilling Completed In Switzerland (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEDRUN, Switzerland (AP) - Swiss engineers smashed through the last stretch of rock Friday to create the world's longest tunnel, sparking a national g...

25th Anniversary of Westway

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

In New York City's long tradition of fighting City Hall, one of the most spectacular examples happened a quarter century ago this week.

48 States, 48 Ridiculous Signs

Paul Jury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Jury

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Bette Midler Trash-Talks Yanks Over Highway Garbage

nydailynews.com | By Heidi Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

First, the Yankees cleaned up on the Phillies - now Bette Midler wants the world champs to pick up the tab to clean 2 miles of a dirty Bronx highway o...

Federal Highway Fund Running Out of Money

New York Times | DAVID STOUT and MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An important account in the federal Highway Trust Fund will run out of money this month, a situation that could hamper completion of road and bridge c...