Someone tossed a lot of frozen, packaged meats along a highway in New Hampshire over the weekend, and no one knows why.
About 200 cars were swamped by a mudslide in the mountains and desert north of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.
US government considers adding fees especially for electric-vehicle drivers.
South Korea builds a 20-mile, solar-powered bike line down the middle of a highway.
Nissan enjoys a 95 percent share of the EV market in Holland, which just so happens to have a Smart Highway that glows in the dark just like this Leaf. If ever there was a specific car that was meant to drive on a specific road, surely this is it.
Bikers have a bad reputation, what with their tough exteriors and permanently messy hair, but those who ride also have a softer side. Take this video, uploaded yesterday to YouTube by user Prince Henry, of bikers stopping traffic on the freeway to help a scared dog.
Chances are good that unless you're a city planner or traffic engineer, the number of hours – minutes, even – most people think about the history and design of the sound walls lining America's freeways is roughly zero. The concrete or cinderblock structures turn into a blur at high speeds, and they're specifically designed to blend into the background. If drivers don't notice the barriers, then the designers have done their jobs. However, a new piece from Medium digs deep into the pr
UPDATE: the campaign has been extended to June 20. See the press release below.
Ecotricity is offering electric vehicle drivers in the United Kingdom an lengthy incentive for using green energy: 1,000 miles of free fast charging per year. Called "Green Electricity + Car," the program will power customers' homes with renewable power allow them to charge their cars through Ecotricity's national network of fast chargers, which the company has named the Electric Highway.
OK, maybe this newsflash is an obvious one to longtime green-car observers, but the folks at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon found it worth publicizing that hybrids are a lot more useful to city drivers than highway hounds.
As champions of both rear-wheel drive and the hand brake, we completely understand the compulsion to get sideways on occasion. Hell, there was a time when no vacant parking lot was safe from our hellion ways – but there's a difference between harming nothing but your own rear tires and putting an entire highway's worth of commuters in danger. That's exactly what a set of Orange County Oakland kids managed to do when they shut down what looks to be a six-lane interstate for the soul purpose
In order to run an organization dedicated to highway safety, it should probably be a foregone conclusion that a prospective candidate should have a good driving record.
Our constitutional rights are often a double-edged sword. While we're happy to live under the protection of a government that encourages our rights to assemble and free speech, it can be somewhat more difficult to accept groups who hold starkly different views from our own. Legislators in Georgia are learning that first hand. The state is currently debating whether or not to accept an application from the Ku Klux Klan to adopt a section of highway near the North Carolina state line. Other groups
Visitors to Georgia could soon be welcomed to the state by the Ku Klux Klan. A local chapter of the white supremacy group wants to join the state's Adopt-A-Highway program and care for a one-mile stretch of Route 515 near the Georgia-North Carolina border.