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Volvo Plans to Equip Cars with Sensors to Stop Drunk or Dangerous Drivers

Volvo Cars is planning to fit its next generation of autos with cameras and sensors that will detect drunk or distracted drivers and intervene to stop dangerous rides. From the early 2020s, Volvos will have the ability to notice if …

Officials Not Ready Yet Despite Arkansas Law Saying 75 MPH Speed Limit OK

While a new Arkansas law that took effect Tuesday authorizes speeds of up to 75 mph on some major highways, state highway officials said, “Not so fast.” Engineers are still studying road designs and traffic patterns to determine whether Arkansas …

South Dakota to Correct Speed Limit Sign Mistake

South Dakota transportation officials are correcting speed limit signage on a short section of Interstate 90 near Box Elder. The Rapid City Journal reports that the stretch has a reputation as a speed trap, with frequent traffic stops made by …

Mayor: Electric Scooters Becoming Problem in Louisiana Town

Mayor Ricky Fontenot says people driving electric scooters are becoming a road hazard in Mamou, La. He tells KATC-TV that nobody’s been seriously injured, but there have been close calls. The scooters are legal on roads with speed limits under …

Ohio Lowers I-77 Work Zone Speeds after Crashes

A string of construction zone crashes is prompting the Ohio Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit on a section of Interstate 77 south of Cleveland. Agency spokeswoman Jaclyn Schafer says the area has seen four serious accidents since …