INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker is ready to look at replacing the state gasoline tax with a per-mile charge to offset declines in gas tax revenue due to fuel-efficient vehicles.
LAKE STATION | Several injuries were reported following a three car crash Monday morning at Central Avenue and Ripley Street, police said.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois motorists could face a $75 fine if they are caught using their cellphone without a hands-free device beginning Jan. 1.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers driving without auto insurance soon could find themselves facing steep fines or even stranded at the side of the road as their uninsured vehicles are impounded.
Hobart High School students watch as district officials and Hobart police team up to present Every 15 Minutes, a reminder to teens before prom not to drink and drive.
Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident as part of Every 15 Minutes, a national program to encourage safe practices.
Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident for Every 15 Minutes, a national program to remind teens before prom not to drink and drive.
Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident as school officials and Hobart police team up together to present Every 15 Minutes, a reminder to teens before prom not to drink and drive.
Smiling teenagers in a car
SPRINGFIELD | A proposal to ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving a car was endorsed in a House committee Wednesday.
The Indiana Department of Transportation said Tuesday it has dispatched crews to ensure roadways and bridges are safe for travel in anticipation of snowfall.
Nicole Wernes talks about alcohol awareness in front of Clark High School students. Wernes was in a car accident in 1995 when she attended Crown Point High School. Her friend died in that accident following a party where they had been drinking.
Nicole Wernes talks to Clark High School students about the car accident she was in when she was in high school.
Nicole Wernes talks to Clark High School students about making bad decisions before the Hammond school's homecoming celebration. Her friend died in a car accident in which Wernes was driving following a party where they had been drinking.
David Letson, 19, of Portage, has difficulties trying to drive and text Monday while using a simulator at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. The university partnered with PEER Awareness to bring to campus AwareTXT, a texting-while-driving simulator experience.
Jennifer Guizar, 19, of St. John, tries her best to text and drive while using a simulator at Indiana University Northwest.
Scott Fowler II, 22, of Hammond, tries to text and drive in a simulator Monday while Tyler Salzwedel, of PEER Awareness, looks on at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
Jacklyn Krol, 19, of Schererville, has a difficult time trying to drive and text in a simulator Monday at Indiana University Northwest. Driver distraction was the cause of 16 percent of fatal crashes and 21 percent of crashes resulting in an injury in 2008 in the U.S., according to the Natio…
Follow The Times
Indiana Furniture Showcase 219.465.0545 www.indiana-furniture.com
Call Today. 219-525-1277 / www.nwindiana.realpropertymgt.com
We install Snow Fences
Located in Valparaiso, Indiana, Imagine Beads is the place to be!
Contact dealer for details (800) 490-3130 www.BosakHondaMC.com
In Today's Paper
Should the Illiana Expressway be built?