Distracted driving, or use of a phone while behind the wheel, is a hot topic. Many states already have full or partial prohibitions in place. The Secretary of Transportation, Roy LaHood, wants further study done into distracted driving. He has implied that he would like a total ban on phone use of any sort while Read on! →


The Obama administration is working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on implementing a change in what people read into fuel economy stickers at dealerships. There are two new versions of fuel economy stickers to choose from, and people are encouraged to go to an Environmental Protection Agency website to choose Read on! →


In the largest crackdown in a decade, the U.S. Transportation Department has shut down 26 curbside bus companies for safety violations. Buses in and out of Chinatown Dozens of curbside routes originating at, or terminating in, New York City’s Chinatown have been halted by the government. An estimated 1,800 people rode on the lines daily, Read on! →


Roy LaHood, secretary of the Department of Transportation, was set to recommend Congress mandate car makers install back-up cameras on all models. However, he has decided to wait to issue a rule on the matter. Rule to reduce back-up accidents delayed again In 2007, a law was passed, according to USA Today, which mandated the Read on! →