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Transportation Safety

After crash, call for closer oversight of truckers

CHICAGO | U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is urging regulators to investigate a deadly crash in Illinois involving a truck driver who's accused of remaining at the wheel for more than 35 hours with less than four hours of rest.

January 30, 2014 2:05 pm
Ford Flex styling is standout feature

Ford Flex styling is standout feature

The bold, boxy exterior of the Ford Flex is such a forceful statement, it can distract from the other notable features of this generously sized, six- to seven-passenger crossover vehicle.

June 29, 2013 12:37 pm

CDC: Teens often text behind the wheel

Last summer, an off-duty Burnham police officer was hospitalized after being struck by a teen driver. The teen was ticketed for texting and driving.

June 07, 2012 7:15 pm
IndyCar drivers foresee safer sport in 2012

IndyCar drivers foresee safer sport in 2012

INDIANAPOLIS | With IndyCar still recovering from Dan Wheldon's death, series officials said Tuesday that double-file restarts will be scrapped at Indianapolis, Texas and Fontana and more changes to improve safety could be announced before next month's season-opener at St. Petersburg.

February 14, 2012 4:45 pm Photos

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A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Protection bill leaves bad smell

January 28, 2012 12:00 am
Curbs on youngest drivers may have bad side effect later

Curbs on youngest drivers may have bad side effect later

Strong driver's license laws have led to fewer fatal crashes among 16-year-olds but with a disturbing side effect: more fatal accidents among 18-year-olds, a nationwide study found.

September 26, 2011 1:00 pm
Curbs on youngest drivers may have bad side effect later

Curbs on youngest drivers may have bad side effect later

Strong driver's license laws have led to fewer fatal crashes among 16-year-olds but with a disturbing side effect — more fatal accidents among 18-year-olds, a nationwide study found.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Blago goes out with neither bang nor a whimper

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich let Illinoisans down again.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Indiana redistricting repeats power grab

The inevitable has happened. The majority party has drawn nonsensical lines on the state map of Indiana to draw 100 Indiana House, 50 Indiana Senate and nine congressional districts.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Case against charters falls apart

Opponents of charter schools in Indiana are saddled with a fundamental weakness in their argument against expansion of educational choices. They must persuade the public, and members of the Indiana General Assembly, that parents aren't qualified to select the best learning environment for th…

January 29, 2011 12:00 am
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