Tag: traffic

Cracking Down on Drivers Holding Up the Left Lane

Maryland is weighing stiff fines for highway hogs, joining Virginia, North Carolina with left-lane penalties. Alexis Wainwright usnews.com In Maryland, driving slowly in the left passing lane not only will earn motorists angry glares from other drivers – it may soon cost them hundreds of dollars. The state’s House of Delegates has passed a bill…

Your Bad Driving Is the Reason Traffic Jams Exist

Jennifer Ouellette gizmodo.com We’ve all been frustrated by city traffic, waiting in a long line of cars for the light to change at an intersection. And then the stupid light turns red again before we can make it through because the cars ahead of us took so long to get going. A new video by…

Bad Driving in Beijing: Poor Planning, or Lack of Enforcement?

Traffic in China

Jeremiah Jenne thebeijinger.com The city’s oldest byways are narrow and in need of protection. A good first step would be to ban cars in certain hutongs. Bad policies often inspire the best constructive griping. Such was the case with this week’s decision by the Municipal Government to ban some forms of motorized scooters from the…

Women Flash Signs at Dad Drivers in Traffic

Hang up Cell Phone and Drive

Melissa Correa khou.com HOUSTON – If you commute from the suburbs to Houston you’re bound to run into traffic. During the rush hour commutes a few miles that should take minutes to drive, multiple into hours. Holly Seltz began carpooling with DeeDee Jones a decade ago. They wanted to save money, use the HOV Lane…

Defensive Driving & Traffic School

Driving School

dmv.org Defensive driving courses, which are also referred to as traffic school, driver improvement, and point reduction, are often approved and licensed by your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Motor Vehicle Division (MVD), Department of Public Safety (DPS), Secretary of State (SOS), Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), or Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV). Defensive driving…