An officer with the Utah Highway Patrol was relieved of duty after allegations surfaced that she falsely arrested more than 40 people for driving under the influence. The New York Times reports that a lawsuit stemming from the allegations was filed on December 14 in Salt Lake City's District Court. The suit accuses Corporal Lisa Steed of arresting drivers who weren't even drinking. In some cases, those arrested were people who claim they don't actually drink alcohol at all. Robert Sykes, one of
A new Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) store is now open in Salt Lake City selling two-seater and four-seater models. You can pick up a two-seater for about $7,000 and a four-seater for $10,000. The vehicles have a range of about 40 miles and incredibly low running costs. Ideal for planned communities and warm weather, NEVs make great second cars or main cars for people who don't need to travel far.
We were on this story in the beginning of June, but now NPR has got an audio version of the story of the biodiesel "war" going on in Salt Lake City, Utah. The short story has lots of good clips (like one biodiesel enthusiast who says something like, "I've got a $35,000 truck here and I'm putting waste from the back of a restaurant in it. I'm out of my mind") from the front. The problem is between homebrew biodieselers and companies like Renegade Oil, who fight over whose waste grease it is and w