highways

Highway safety report card ranks Ill., Ore., D.C. as best and South Dakota as worst

| January 23, 2014

A nationwide survey has ranked Illinois, Oregon and the District of Columbia the best and South Dakota the worst in adoption of highway safety laws.

Yeehaw! The best and worst license plates and slogans

| January 07, 2014

A Western state can boast having motorists' favorite license tag, and a Southern state is No. 1 for slogan.

Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

| December 17, 2013

The video shows that what is superficially doing two things at once – driving and talking on the phone – is really just switching between two activities.

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

Conference: U.S. needs to shore up infrastructure funding for better roads, better economy

| November 21, 2013

The Highway Trust Fund will likely be completely dried up by 2015, and the U.S. must act to shore up funding both for improved infrastructure but also for overall health of the U.S. economy, speakers ...

Increased federal weight limits: Voices against

| November 19, 2013

Cary Goodman, Dan Gerster weigh in -- no pun intended -- on the notion of increasing federal weight limits to 97,000 lbs. with the addition of a third trailer axle. What do you think?

VIDEO: I-5 Skagit River bridge replacement slides into place

| September 30, 2013

Time-lapse video shows the elaborate work that went into putting the Skagit River I-5 Bridge's permanent span into place September 14-15, following collapse earlier in the year.

The best and worst from a Southeast out-and-back

| August 06, 2013

A few notes on highway observations between Little Rock, Ark., and Chesterfield, S.C., taking I-40 on the way east and I-20 heading west.

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