The Missouri Senate voted last Thursday to destroy the Missouri Non-Partisan Court Plan, injecting politics into a legal system that should be determined on merit, facts, and law.
The Missouri Plan – a plan in which judges are selected [...]
Chances are you've done it. Or a friend driving you has done it. Or your parent or even a grandparent has done it. You've checked a text, email, or made a call while driving.
A Kansas City teenager has learned the tragic lesson that [...]
The folks at LifeHacker.com and the American Automobile Association (AAA) have answered this question. It depends on where you're driving.
In some states, there is no law at all against wearing headphones while driving a vehicle. In [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently proposed a new requirement for brake override switches to be installed in all cars and light trucks that utilize an electronic throttle control system and are sold in [...]
Carrie Severino at the National Review Online is at it again (coded "nofollow"). Her newest piece again contradicts itself in complaining that the Missouri non-partisan court plan doesn't work because it just isn't partisan [...]
New recall fines included in the transportation bill passed in the Senate (but awaiting approval in the House of Representatives) will make our highways safer. The bill permits the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) [...]
Glee's winter cliffhanger left the audience wondering what happened to Quinn after her texting and driving crash at the end of the episode. Some leaks from the set raised questions about what the consequences might be for Quinn after [...]
I have written before about the problem of fatigue for airline pilots and truck drivers. Now Truckinginfo.com – the web site of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine – has reported on a study that found 41% of Australian commercial truck [...]
Last year, the New York Times asked the question: Can Justice be bought? A Washington Post article from March suggests powerful Super PACs may be preparing to try.
While many states have enacted some form of merit-selection for judges (often [...]