02/14/14 03:30 AM
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A problem with road sensors caused thousands of motorists to be mistakenly charged higher tolls at two Hampton Roads tunnels. Private operator Elizabeth River Crossings spokeswoman Leila Rice says the problem affected about 1 percent of all E-ZPass transactions since the...
02/14/14 12:18 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians who drive hybrid vehicles could soon be paying lower taxes. The Virginia Senate voted 37-1 Thursday to repeal a $64 annual fee on hybrids. The tax was part of a massive transportation funding bill passed last year. It was originally set at $100 but reduced by...
02/12/14 12:01 PM
PARIS (AP) — The Algerian soldier who was the sole survivor of the crash of a military jet that killed 76 joins a group of people who carry a burden unique to those who live through mass tragedy. Just a handful of people around the world share the experience — including another Algerian...
02/12/14 10:00 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Court of Appeals has upheld a bus driver's convictions for a crash that killed four passengers. Kin Yiu Cheung was found guilty of four counts of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to six years in prison for the May 2011 crash on Interstate 95 in Caroline...
02/11/14 04:30 PM
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Silver Airways is reducing the number of roundtrip flights between Greenville, Tupelo and Atlanta. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1fdBbVR ) the new schedule will begin March 3, but details are still being worked out. Tupelo Regional...
02/10/14 08:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At a time when a cellphone can guide you to your driveway, commercial pilots attempt to land at the wrong airport more often than most passengers realize or government officials admit, according to an Associated Press search of government safety data and news reports since...
02/10/14 09:30 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say a U.S. military plane with a cracked windshield has made an emergency landing at an air base in eastern Romania. Romanian transportation ministry said the C-17 Galaxy aircraft had 15 people on board. There was no information about the cause...
By Steve Doty | 02/06/14 03:43 PM
Speaking inside Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, Vice President Joe Biden said the country must modernize and expand its infrastructure to keep up with its growth.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/06/14 02:37 PM
Vice President Joe Biden toured the Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric locomotive on Thursday in Philadelphia. "I'm ready to roll," Biden said as he sat in the cabin of the locomotive.
By Jessica Gresko | 02/06/14 08:05 AM
A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore's main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and is prompting Federal Aviation Administration officials to inspect hundreds of towers nationwide, The Associated Press has learned.
By Paul Bedard | 02/04/14 02:22 PM
Maddened by the GOP's war on new taxes, a former chairman of the Democratic Party on Tuesday suggested that anti-tax champion Grover Norquist be kidnapped to quiet his activism and make it easier to pass a new gas tax.
By Joan Lowy | 02/03/14 10:05 AM
Federal officials are planning to announce Monday whether automakers should be required to equip new cars and light trucks with technology that enables vehicles to communicate with each other to prevent collisions. Such vehicle-to-vehicle communication could transform traffic safety.
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