Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Report: Car, Truck Crashes Cost US $871 Billion Each Year

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

05/29/2014

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Gov’t: Airlines Should Disclose Detailed Ticket Info To Passengers

Going to bat for confused passengers, the government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags so consumers know the true cost of flying.

05/21/2014

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NTSB: Oil Train Crash Risks ‘Major Loss Of Life’

Warning that a “major loss of life” could result from an accident involving the increasing use of trains to transport large amounts of crude oil, U.S. and Canadian accident investigators urged their governments Thursday to impose new safety rules.

01/23/2014

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