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    ETC: DC ambulance fleet under scrutiny for engine fires, shoddy repairs [w/video]
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    The International Association of Firefighters, Local No. 36, Washington, D.C.'s firefighter union chapter, is concerned about the alarming number of breakdowns in the District's ambulance fleet and recommends investigations into its state of disrepair, implying that D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth ...

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    Video: Emissions equipment causes DC ambulance to shut down, patient dies
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    Every minute matters when life is on the line. That's why ambulances exist and why we all (well, most of us, anyway) pull over when we see their flashing lights and hear sirens coming our way. And it's also why ambulances need to be as reliable as possible, with maintenance kept up so that they ...

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    Report: Obama's limo to carry tax-protest license plate [w/video]
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    The United States of America was created in part behind the belief that we should not have taxation without representation, so it is rather ironic that Washington, D.C. must deal with this same problem that helped spark the American Revolution. For years, residents of Washington, D.C. have had ...

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    Report: DC cop battles city to return $1.8M in unlawful tickets
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    Like many thousands before him, Sergeant Mark Robinson of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department was cited for speeding while driving through the District's Third Street Tunnel last fall. But unlike most of the other motorists, Sgt. Robinson contested the ticket and won a ...

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    Report: Why Hurricane Sandy fallout will hit luxury carmakers particularly hard
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    When we say the worst of Hurricane Sandy has passed, we're only talking about the weather phenomena; the depth of the storm's other impacts will take time to measure. Many of the estimated 4,751 car dealers in the states affected by Sandy spent the run-up to the storm moving their inventory to ...

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    Report: In D.C. suburb, even the speed cameras have cameras
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    Say this about the residents of Prince George's County, Maryland: they really don't like speed cameras. According to the Washington Post, disgruntled citizens have shot at a camera with a gun, set one on fire and even, allegedly, fired glass marbles in a speed camera's direction. The solution? ...

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    Report: D.C. police jailing motorists for expired tags, AAA up in arms
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    We don't typically like to stray into messy conversations like the one about our country's penal system, especially when we don't necessarily have the answers to make the situation any better. There's a lot wrong when a nation has an incarcerated population larger than some small countries, and ...

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    Video: Dan Neil calls out D.C. drivers as the world's worst
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    Dan Neil isn't exactly known for being Mr. Sensitive. In fact, Neil has built an entire career around ruffling people's feathers and not saying sorry. In a clip from SPEED's upcoming The Car Show, Neil calls out drivers in Washington, D.C. as the worst, not in America, but in the world. ...

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    Report: D.C. council's Kwame Brown embroiled in Lincoln Navigator scandal
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    Washington D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown finds himself in hot water over his choice of a work vehicle. According to The Washington Post, Brown ordered up a fully-loaded Lincoln Navigator L on the district's dime ahead of his January 2 inauguration, and more than a few eyebrows have been ...

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    Report: 1,000 UAW members to lobby on Capitol Hill this week
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    The United Auto Workers union is heading to Washington, D.C. to lobby lawmakers this week. According to The Detroit News, over 1,000 active and retired auto workers are headed to the nation's capitol to participate in the annual National Community Action Program Legislative Conference. The four-day ...

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    Video: Bumblebee accidentally T-bones a real cop car on TF3 set
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    Autobots, roll out... No, wait! – Click above to watch videos after the jump
    You know how they say some movies are cursed? It seems that may just be the case for the folks working on Transformers 3. The movie has had its share of crashes, with a few of them being of the "unplanned" variety. ...

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    SEMA lists pro-auto hobby lawmakers in your state
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    Look at any legislation related to cars, and it seems pretty obvious that lawmakers hate automobiles. While it seems odd that people who get driven around Washington D.C. gridlock in full-size SUVs are railing against the same kind of vehicles, there's also a contingent of legislators on the state ...

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    Mulally chooses Escape Hybrid for D.C. road trip
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Escape Hybrid
    Ford CEO Alan Mulally has made the politically correct decision for his return trip to Washington DC this week and is skipping the company jet. In fact, he's skipping the airport altogether and hitting the road in an Escape Hybrid. It ...

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    Detroit to DC caravan cancelled
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    Remember the growing movement to caravan a few hundred of Detroit's most fuel efficient vehicles to the automaker's next meeting with Congress? Not happening. Interestingly, it wasn't for lack of support. In fact, it was just the opposite. So many people had voiced their support and announced their ...

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