Traffic Safety

Reversing decades of US policy, the Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the US, the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs.<p>The position was outlined in a memo …

Trump Administration

Drivers 'could be fined for going 1mph over the speed limit'

Motorists could face fines and possible penalty points for driving at 1mph over the speed limit under new police plans, it was reported today.<p>An …

UK News

Genoa toll hits 43 as search for answers ramps up

Italy is searching for answers on Sunday after paying its respects to the dozens killed by a collapsed bridge in Genoa, as the country’s new …

Genoa

Canada can learn from Colorado's experience with driving while high, expert says

Canada has new driving laws for cannabis and alcohol, which went into effect June 21.<p>Colorado law enforcement had a four-year head start on …

Cannabis

Lagos To Shut Third Mainland Bridge From Wednesday To Sunday

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Road Safety

State Police add patrols to look for drunk drivers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The head of the Rhode Island State Police says troopers will be “aggressively enforcing” laws against driving under the …

Rhode Island

Husband vows to improve road safety in Burtonwood following wife's death

A DAD-OF-TWO is called for better traffic calming measures in Burtonwood as a lasting legacy to the love of his life.<p>Alan Lomax, of Melrose Avenue, …

Road Safety

How About Those New Rules For “Quiet” Cars?

QUIET CARS RULE REQUIRES ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO MAKE SOUNDS AT LOW SPEEDSThe auto industry has been working for decades to make cars quieter, and now …

Electric Vehicles

Naming rights to Perth Arena sold in deal with RAC

“We inherited not only a record level of state debt, but also the perverse situation where WA taxpayers were forking out compensation for Perth Arena …

Road Safety

Aside the earlier tanker accident that led to the fuel spillage, there is another tanker from MRS Oil, reported by Mobil Filling Station, along Lagos-Ibadan (outward Lagos) expressway, also leaking its content onto the expressway.

Two petrol tankers have spilled their contents on different parts of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.<p>Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of …

Merchant Shipping

Sheikh Hasina must not repeat her father’s mistakes & allow armed party goons in Bangladesh

<b>The self-confidence of the Bangladesh govt has obviously fallen, which is why they are now fearing students and a photographer’s camera.</b><p>I could never …

India News

Capitol launches traffic education campaign | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — A Cebu provincial legislator is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to mandate schools to talk about traffic rules and …

Philippines

The week's top news stories: August 19, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for …

Road Safety

Flooding in India's Kerala leaves 350 dead, 800 000 displaced

CHENGANNUR — Some 800 000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, as …

Missing Colorado Girls Were Submerged in Oil for 4 Days

The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents …

Crime

Editorial: For kids’ sake, vote no on year-round daylight saving time

Proposition 7 is the biggest waste of time on the November ballot. And that’s saying something.<p>Even those who hate the seasonal switch to standard …

Daylight Savings Time

Berkeley pedestrian, 77, dies after driver struck him on The Alameda

A Berkeley man who was struck by a car while crossing The Alameda on Friday evening died several hours later at Highland Hospital, authorities report.<p>…

UC Berkeley

Violent carjackings surge as gangs target BMWs, Range Rovers and other luxury cars

Criminal gangs and violent car-jackers are stealing BMWs, Range Rovers and other luxury cars for spare parts to order West Midlands Police have …

Luxury Lifestyle

Elon Musk talks next-gen Tesla Roadster, hints at potentially having no mirrors, and more

Elon Musk discussed the next-gen Tesla Roadster in a new interview and hinted that the automaker could manage to find a way for owners to have cameras instead of side mirrors like on the prototype (pictured above).<p>Different versions of that technology have been around for over a decade, but it was …

Tesla

County Council pushes for road safety during All-Ireland hurling final

HomeSPORT<p>0<p>Galway county council is urging drivers to stay safe on the road to Croke Park for the All-Ireland hurling final tomorrow with their ‘Get …

Road Safety

Man's Finger Bitten Off During Golf Course Fight

A man has bitten off another man's finger during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.<p>WCVB-TV reports a 47-year-old man was arrested at the …

Golf

Traffic accidents involving motorcyclists rise slightly: Police

SINGAPORE: There was an increase in traffic accidents involving motorcyclists in the first half of this year, even as the overall road traffic …

Road Safety

AAA Northeast encourages seniors to address 'driving retirement'

Alvin Stark had always been a safe driver, alert and careful on the road. But as he entered his mid-80s, the former Wall Street compliance examiner …

Long Island

Edmonton to crack down on loud vehicles with photo radar-style tech

Drivers in Edmonton are accustomed to roadside cameras watching for dangerous driving and issuing tickets for speeding or running red lights.<p>But the …

United Arab Emirates

Revealed: Northern Ireland’s speed hotspots in a year when 31,000 got fines

This is the list that reveals where you are most likely to be caught speeding in Northern Ireland.<p>More than 30,000 speed offences were recorded in …

Road Safety

Memorial for cider-swilling ape that charmed a Cotswold village

When a gorilla by the name of John Daniel settled in a Cotswold village in 1918 it unsurprisingly became something of a local talking point.<p>After being bought for £300 in London, the young ape was taken to Uley in Gloucestershire, where it was given his own bedroom, reputedly using the light switch …

Circus

The problem of pedestrian deaths on our roads

A spike in pedestrian deaths is troubling road safety campaigners who would otherwise be encouraged by the slow decrease in the overall number of …

Road Safety

Shipbuilder Chosen for Yara Birkeland

The world's first autonomous and electric container ship is one step closer to launch, with Norwegian agricultural company Yara signing a deal with …

Road Safety

Why Jinger Duggar Disabled Instagram Comments on Latest Photo of Her Daughter

People were not happy with this photo of Felicity in a car seat.<p><i>Counting On</i> star Jinger Duggar only gave birth to her daughter less than a month ago, and the new mom is reportedly already getting mommy-shamed from her followers.<p>The 24-year-old mom posted an Instagram photo on Tuesday of Felicity …

Lifestyle

Doklam a year on: Bhutan more worried about India than China | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Last week, an Indian parliamentary panel fluttered the dovecotes in Thimphu – Bhutan’s capital – by recommending New Delhi encourage Bhutan to deploy …

India