Through the Lens Of Jim Havard
DC is a confusing city sometimes, especially if you’re driving. We could imagine all these on the same street corner. Jim Havard captured this striking photo of an interesting group of signs in a tunnel.
Driving Too Slow Will Get You A Ticket
Maryland woman was cited for driving to slowly last Friday. She should know: walk left, stand right. Or blame it on the rain. According to citation, she had been driving 63 mph in a 65 mph zone — but in the left lane. Read the full article
Rolling Stops in VA Could Mean Jail Time
This makes total sense. [cops never do this] Virginia lawmakers are on the verge of turning a “rolling stop” on a right turn from a minor traffic offense to one of reckless driving. If caught, offenders could face up to one year in jail.
Put Down Your Blackberry
Washington Leads U.S. Cities in Auto Accidents, Allstate Says Washington had the most accident- prone drivers of any U.S. city for the third straight year, according to Allstate Corp., the biggest publicly traded U.S. auto insurer. Washington’s drivers get in a collision every 5.1 years, meaning that they have a …
When Was the Last Time the DC Metro Had a Positive Headline?
They still don’t get it. It has happened again. A rider photographed a Metro bus driver texting while behind the wheel. The photos first appeared on the website unsuckdcmetro.blogspot.com. Another firing. h/t MH
What About Driving While Blackberrying?
Paging Angie Goff … The Capital Beltway is the #3 worst commute in America. Daily Beast: America’s 75 Worst Commutes #3, Capital Beltway, surrounds Washington, DC … Weekly hours of bottleneck congestion: 194 … Worst bottleneck: Southbound, Exit 2A-B … Length of worst bottleneck: 1.26 mi … Weekly hours of …
Who Is Driving?
US Government bails out General Motors and Chrysler with $17 Billion loan Ex-GM CEO Wagoner retires with $8.6 million Rattner Resigns as Obama’s Point Man on the Auto Industry After Six Months Rattner, Former Auto Task Force Head, Seeks Plea Deal Mercedes, Lexus top ranking of U.S. dealerships Lawmaking is …