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For those who fear the tax collector, lock yourself in the car and don't move. According to a recent study conducted by The Road Information Program (TRIP), entitled "Road Conditions in Metropolitan Areas and The Impact on Motorists," the mere act of driving city streets can expose a "hidden tax,"…
April 07, 2000
The number of older drivers--aged 70 and above--killed in crashes nationwide is increasing at the same time overall highway fat The number of older drivers--aged 70 and above--killed in crashes nationwide is increasing at the same time overall highway fatalities are declining. A new study by…
December 07, 2000
Entering the bell lap of his tenure as Secretary of Transportation, Rodney Slater released a pair of in-depth reports at the 80 Entering the bell lap of his tenure as Secretary of Transportation, Rodney Slater released a pair of in-depth reports at the 80th Annual Transportation Research…
January 12, 2000
In a 5-4 vote, the U In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court knocked down the so-called "migratory bird rule" that the Army Corps of Engineers had been using to expand its regulatory authority over wetlands. Under the rule, the Corps was claiming wetlands jurisdiction over any standing ground…
January 09, 2000
President-elect George W //--> President-elect George W. Bush closed his Cabinet selections yesterday by choosing Norm Mineta to serve as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Mineta served as secretary of commerce under President Clinton, and becomes the first Asian-American to serve…
January 03, 2000
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