Roundabouts are endorsed by the Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan because of their ability to safely and efficiently move traffic. Here are some benefits of roundabouts. Safer than signalized intersections Intersection safety is a serious traf
If one Georgia lawmaker has his way, drivers licenses will go the way of the dinosaurs. According to CBS Atlanta, State Rep. Bobby Franklin, R-Marietta, has filed House Bill 7, calling it the "Right to Travel Act." In his bill, Franklin s
The EPA approved the use of 15% blend ethanol [up from 10%] for automobiles and light trucks of model year 2001 and newer. The ethanol indu$try and corn grower$ hailed the long-awaited announcement.
The crowds were back and the sense of impending doom was gone. But the proliferation of safe designs and shortage of insane concepts shows an industry playing it safe.
BBC's James May test drives the GM Hy-Wire concept car. The car uses hydrogen fuel cell propulsion and drive "by-wire" technology. Just think were the government not to exist, this wouldn't be HI-Tech it would be in a museum.
Driving a car with disappearing doors will definitely grab everyone's attention.
In reviews of Gran Turismo 5, the long-anticipated PS3 version of the ultra-realistic driving sim, critics pointed out the difficulty of distinguishing screen grabs from the game with actual photos of real-life cars.
Take a 1000cc fuel-injected Yamaha R1, add one crazy rider named Black Devil, mix with Moscow traffic and film with a helmet cam. This is better than the movies!
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The Chinese have achieved another milestone in their nation's quest for innovation and Mankind's overall need for speed. A prototype train designated as CRH380A, blasted into the record books with a sizzling speed of 302 miles per hour. The train r
One of China's high-speed passenger train broke the world record for unmodified commercial use by running 486 kilometres per hour during a trial run, Chinese ministry of railways has said.
Auto-safety regulators would be required to set minimum sound levels for hybrid and electric vehicles under a bill approved. Blind pedestrians have pushed for the changes, saying the quiet purr of hybrids can pose risks for them because they use soun
Ramping up the maritime police state.
An issuing officer can get the information into the city’s database within about three days versus the 10 days it takes to enter a conventional citation. E-tickets also take less time to fill out, sending cop and driver along their merry ways, well,
A Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour during a test run of a yet-to-be opened link between Beijing and Shanghai. It was the fastest speed recorded by an unmodified conventional commercial train. Other types of trains have
Local law enforcement and federal agents conducted a checkpoint operation Tuesday afternoon in Douglas County, the Federal Air Marshal Service told the AJC. But the operation, which also involves the Transportation Security Administration, is top-sec
I was interviewed by Brent Johnson on the “Global Freedom Report." Topics included libertarianism, rejecting political parties, principles, tyranny of U.S. govt., protection from govt. persecuting individuals, TSA. I invite you to listen.
If a big rig barrels past you at 90 m.p.h., XATA software may be recording it all through Verizon smartphones. XATA's Turnpike fleet solution became available to help businesses comply with the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 initiative.
The Bloodhound vehicle sports little winglets above the wheels to maintain equal load on all four wheels. Its designers hope the car will reach record-breaking speeds of 1,000 mph in 2012. Credit: Bloodhound SSC Engineering Adventure.
Brace yourselves, commuters — body scanners may be coming to trains, subways and boats, according to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Future cars may eat their own exhaust, converting heat from their emissions into electricity. The conversion can improve fuel economy by reducing an engine’s workload.
Air travelers may think they have a lot to worry about this Thanksgiving, what with the strict TSA screenings. But the Associated Press reports that people driving to Mexico are less worried about pat-downs than shootouts.
Soon after taking over the TSA Pistole told USA Today that he will work to expand airport Gestapo zones. “Protecting riders on mass-transit systems from terrorist attacks will be as high a priority as ensuring safe air travel,
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has run afoul of security experts and the general public by introducing some radical changes to how airline passengers are screened -- just in time for the holiday travel peak
You can rest assured that the 43,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) handling airport screening have benefited from the most rigorous and up-to-date training the U.S. government can provide.
Sure, the Los Angeles Auto Show had its share of sweet cars. We love the Fiat 500. We'd gladly drive a Porsche Cayman R home. But nothing in L.A. can compare with these 15 legendary cars.
I'm soaring up a steep hill in Mercedes-Benz's new $200,000 supercar, the SLS AMG. Nearing the top, I squeeze on the carbon-ceramic brakes, sweep right to left on the pebbly asphalt, then tuck the supersized beak down a coiling hill—the infamous blin
The Obama administration is considering disabling cell phones in American cars, aiming to cut down on distracted drivers and cell-phone-related road deaths.
Created for the 2010 LA Design Challenge by the Honda Advanced Design Studio in Pasadena, CA, the Air concept is defined as “a vision of the future of lightweight and alternative fuel performance vehicles”.
DARPA’s Transformer – sometimes referred to as the flying Humvee – seems to be moving right along, even if only on paper at this point.